Uptown Tammie Brown

Posted on 17 Oct 2014 at 6:30am

Drag Racer and native Texan Tammie Brown goes unplugged at the Texas Veggie Fair ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com With his dreamy, porcelain look, shock of twisted henna hair and earth-mother aesthetic, you might peg Tammie Brown — who shot to fame on the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race — as a [...]

Queer Career

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:40am

Horticulturalist Kyle Harger on potting — and pot! — and the dirty job he loves While many of us spend the Texas summer in an ice-cold office with the A/C cranked up, 24-year-old Kyle Harger spends his workdays getting hot, dirty and sweaty … and he wouldn’t have it any other way. He’s a greenhouse [...]

Adore nation

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 6:30am

Adore Delano, a finalist on the last season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ brings her quirky unconventionality to Dallas’ Red Party   SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer scott_in_dallas@yahoo.com Most fledgling drag queens learn the finer aspects of female impersonation — including advice on makeup, hairstyles, costumes and how to accessorize — from veteran mentors, known affectionately [...]

The Doctor is OUT

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 6:15am

Gay Dallas couple’s ‘Doctor Who’-themed engagement photos go viral SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer For young guys — 24 and 28 — TJ Mundell and Timmy Patterson, are, to say the least, enthusiastic fans of the 50-year-old BBC television series Doctor Who. The sci-fi series, which reinvents itself with new actors and style every few years, [...]

Pop culture

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 6:30am

Gay dads develop website to help families just like them Who knew the lack of a uterus would be such an issue? When new gay dads Brian Rosenberg and Ferd van Gameren turned to the Internet to connect with other gay dads — or just find information about the unique perspective of their family portrait [...]

Queer Careers

Posted on 20 Jun 2014 at 7:50am

For Bradley Sutton, a vocation in the funeral business wasn’t a job — it was a calling To commemorate Pride Month, we’re kicking off a new series to highlight those in the LGBT community with interesting-yet-offbeat vocations — the kind guaranteed to break the ice at the next cocktail party. Queer Careers hopes to bring [...]

Alyssa Edwards to host bachelor(ette) auction

Posted on 09 May 2014 at 8:00am

  RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5 veteran Alyssa Edwards is staying busy this month, In addition to her scheduled performance at the Purple Party this weekend, she’ll be back at the Rose Room on May 22 as hostess with the mostes’ for the Noche de Rumba date auction. Sponsored by The LULAC Young Adult Rainbow [...]

OK, chorale

Posted on 14 Mar 2014 at 6:16am

Inside the TCC, as it records its first CD in 5 years   There are therapists who have struggled for years to do what The Turtle Creek Chorale does in about 15 seconds. In only six measures of the song “Sure On This Shining Night,” the basses and baritones take the assurance of healing to [...]

From dance to drag

Posted on 21 Feb 2014 at 6:30am

Before he was notorious drag queen Alyssa Edwards, Justin Johnson was just a gay kid from Mesquite with a love of dance J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer dentonbricker@gmail.com When he thinks about it, Justin Johnson says it all started with Little League Baseball. Growing up in Mesquite, Johnson played his heart out during games [...]

Artists against AIDS

Posted on 04 Oct 2013 at 9:15am

For the second time in 2 years, North Texas’ performing arts community unites in a cause with ‘A Gathering’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor The first thing Charles Santos wants to impress upon everyone he meets is this: HIV/AIDS is still a serious problem. We may have leaped the hurdle of the pandemic [...]