Ask Howard

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 7:45am

How to do the wrong thing right   Always, I receive loads upon multiple loads of various “size” questions — way too many to answer them all. And for mysterious, unfathomable reasons, most all of your measurement questions, dear readers, come at me as the seasons first begin to change; hence, with the “official” arrival […]

Best Bets • 09-23-16

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 7:40am

Friday 09.23 — Sunday 10.22 Dallas Theater Center shows a more colorful take on the Old West with the world-premiere musical ‘Bella’ We all know what the Old West was like — white cowboys and blond milkmaids whooping it up in saloons. Only that’s not the Old West — there were African-Americans out there, too, […]

Idina, letting go

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 6:30am

‘Rent.’ ‘Wicked.’ ‘Frozen.’ And now a remake of ‘Beaches.’ We track the making of a queer icon with Idina Menzel   Though it arrives nearly 20 years after her debut album, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for a self-titled Idina Menzel release. Menzel’s latest is a declaration of self — of her real self, […]

Chord progression

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 6:15am

How acceptance and support at a Deep Ellum club spurred a second coming out for trans musician Ivan Dillard   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Ivan Dillard remembers a key moment in his coming out process — actually, his second coming out. Ivan — born Aleah — had “tried to be a lesbian for […]

Galveston Plezzure

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 6:00am

Austin’s ‘Wolf Pack’ hosts Texas’ first-ever lesbian resort takeover   Once upon a time, four women joined together to form a pack. Their mission: To the change the landscape of how lesbians meet and play. Michelle Solórzano Daly and Kelly West, along with their best friends Gabby Ayala and Ashley Marshall, joined together to form […]

REVIEW: ‘Danny Says’

Posted on 22 Sep 2016 at 9:26am

REVIEW: ‘Danny Says’

Gyro worship

Posted on 21 Sep 2016 at 12:47pm

Our drive-by tasting of the trendiest new restaurant: The Halal Guys ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor Dallas: Buckle of the Bible Belt. A city so conservative and Christian, even the gays flock to church in droves. Why, the thought that Red State U.S.A. would permit Islamic fundamentalism is as unthinkable as… as… well, as […]

MARCELO MEDIA PHOTOS: 2016 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade (#2)

Posted on 20 Sep 2016 at 8:30pm

Parade photos by Chuck Marcelo of Marcelo Media, #2 (watch for more photos as the week goes on).

MARCELO MEDIA PHOTOS: Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade 2016 (#1)

Posted on 20 Sep 2016 at 2:46pm

What’s that you say? You want to see MORE photos from the 2016 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade? Well, we don’t want to disappoint our readers! So here you go: Parade photos by Chuck Marcelo of Marcelo Media, #1 (watch for more photos as the week goes on).

Cassie Nova • 09/09/16

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:15am

Cassie offers a happy Pride … and thoughts on trust in relationships Happy Pride, everybody! I love this time of year. I love the sense of community that comes with the week of fabulousness that leads to The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade. At all of the bar and clubs, you can feel the excitement […]