Pet of the week • 03-27-15

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 7:45am

Brownie is a 2-year-old German shepherd mix. She is petite for a shepherd dog. She is very loving and wants to definitely be a companion dog. She is looking for an active family who could take her on long walks. She loves her chew toys, car rides, and actually enjoys going to the vet. She [...]

Billy Masters • 03-278-15

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 7:30am

Billy experiences Schock and awww We’re gonna kick off this column with a story that could give hope to quite a few people around the world. Doctors in Cape Town have performed the first penis transplant. Questions abound. Who is donating his penis? Is there a box I’ll have to check off when I renew [...]

Good Olly!

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 7:25am

Pop star Olly Murs talks handsy fans, gay-baiting and sharing a sweater with Sam Smith A veteran of nakedness, Olly Murs was fueling our straight-boy fantasies long before Nick Jonas. Stripping at London’s prestigious G-A-Y club, frequent underwear-only selfies, a leather jacket-clad cover photo in December’s Attitude magazine — we’re as addicted to Murs’ sex appeal [...]

Siam what I am

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 7:20am

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s social justice epic ‘The King & I’ still packs a punch ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The next time a hater dismisses the musical format as silly fluff, share this with him: Over the course of just 16 years in the 1940s and ’50s, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II produced [...]

Carin’ Carpenter

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 6:30am

From country to pop to orchestras to a stripped-down concert of songs from her career, 5-time Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter re-imagines her music JONANNA WIDNER  | Contributing Writer Mary Chapin Carpenter has always been known for her eclectic oeuvre, when she released last year Songs From the Movie — a 10-cut album of some [...]

Pretty in pink

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 6:15am

But she’s creating a mindset as much as a menu: Forget food-shaming and calling good meals “guilty pleasures.” Enjoy life! Tip a glass! Don’t skip dessert! There’s a reason the first three letters of diet are “D-I-E.”

Sheer men tanks

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 6:00am

Despite uni-sex designs, queer-owned Gaytanks speaks to a gay sensibility J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer What started out as a wild hair of an idea has grown into a vivid and fashionable business for James Mealey and Nikhail Asnani. And it all started at a Hong Kong gay bar. A few years ago, Mealey [...]

Best Bets • 03-27-15

Posted on 26 Mar 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 03.27—Saturday 03.28 Diavolo shows architecture in motion with Fluid Infinities In broad strokes, Diavolo is a dance troupe, but when you see the group perform — with the use of technology and sets that turn movement into something architectural — it seems like something more, something otherworldly. The popular company, which TITAS brings back this weekend, [...]

CD REVIEW: Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’

Posted on 25 Mar 2015 at 9:07am

Witnessing the 56-year-old in self-reflection mode is refreshing, and also, despite Madonna’s refusal to actually age, befitting

Ricky Martin: The gay interview

Posted on 24 Mar 2015 at 8:23am

He won’t make it to Dallas with his tour until Oct. 4, so until then Ricky Martin tides us over with shirtless selfies, his love life and being a gay dad.