Where in the World Is Carmen Carrera?

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 6:15am

The ex-Drag Racer is now a trans woman on a mission to transform minds Carmen Carrera calls herself a “changed” person after competing on the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2011. Following her stint on the show, the Puerto Rican-Peruvian model transitioned from male to female and now uses her own experience as […]

An open letter to Kim Burrell

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 7:35am

Please start acting like Jesus Christ! Dear Kim: Sista-Gurl, we need to talk. Really, we do. Over the past weekend, the entire world has heard a portion of Kim Burrell’s “Sermon on the Mount,” in which you unabashedly made the following statements: “Anybody in this room who feels the homosexual spirit, beg God to free […]

George Michael, pop superstar, dies at 53 in Oxfordshire home

Posted on 25 Dec 2016 at 10:10pm

The legendary pop star and gay icon, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and continued his success as a solo performer, passed away peacefully at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire on Christmas Day. Michael’s manager, Michael Lippman, says the cause of death was heart failure, as reported by AP. Having sold more […]

You got the right bitch

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 6:30am

‘Drag Race’ victor Bob the Drag Queen, on confidence, comedy and redefining drag ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com On reality competition shows, viewers usually have to wait until the finale to know who won. But aficionados of RuPaul Drag Race had some clairvoyance during Season 8 — they knew who won by Episode […]

Phann star

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 6:30am

How former club kid Dannee Phann turned his passion into his profession… and still gives back SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer Many Dallas residents have known out club and event promoter Dannee Phann (pronounced “pawn”) as a bartender, a manager, and, at one time, even a dancer at a number of local gay clubs. Phann […]

AB fabulous

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

Sexy, smart ‘Cha Cha Bitch’ sensation AB Soto makes his Dallas debut at Down To Float 2 You might not expect a musician best known for two-stepping in a hot-pink Bedazzled tuxedo in Cuban heels to have a subversive philosophy about the essence of masculinity and Latin stereotypes, but that’s just because you’ve never talked […]

Tiara en fuego

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

As she prepares to pass her title to a new queen, reigning Miss Gay Texas (and Miss Gay America) Asia O’Hara reflects on her amazing successes ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The work of a pageant queen in never done. Especially when you’re overseeing some of the biggest pageants in the country. That’s what […]

Defining moments

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 8:40am

It was 1992 and I had just moved to Dallas from a small college town in Florida. HIV/AIDS was a growing issue in my experience, but it had already taken many people in Dallas, including leaders in our LGBT community. I was too young to understand the power of the Stonewall Riots in 1969, so […]

Easter, resurrected

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 6:30am

Easter returns to Lee Park for an historic 50th year, and organizers hope the free event reclaims its place as a centerpiece of the Oak Lawn community ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Will Sale remembers the first time he attended Easter in Lee Park. And it was an accident. “I was driving [with […]

New Dallas Bears president has his paws in many honeypots

Posted on 21 Jan 2016 at 10:30am

Gauge Xavier juggles being new Dallas Bears president, founder of new local HIV awareness campaign