Reproductive freedom

Posted on 27 Sep 2013 at 8:30am

What does it take for a lesbian couple to start a family? Patty and Carrie Breckenridge found out the hard way   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor A lot of people don’t know what they will be doing day after tomorrow, but for at least three months, Carrie and Patty Breckenridge have known what [...]

Joe my god

Posted on 20 Sep 2013 at 8:15am

Sexy DJ Joe Gauthreaux spins at Dallas Red Party Competition is fiercer than ever for DJs today. Seems anyone with an iPhone thinks he can mix a beat. It wasn’t always like that. When Out magazine named Joe Gauthreaux Hottest DJ of the Year in 2005, it was a very different world in music. Back [...]

Leather or not, here they come

Posted on 30 Aug 2013 at 9:15am

The arrival this week of ILSb is just 1 reason why Dallas has become a major leather scene ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor You can call Jack Duke the current standard-bearer for the Dallas leather community. He’ll even respond to chief cheerleader, honorary chairman, Godfather, or, because he’s Italian, capo di tutti capi. But [...]

Otherwise engaged

Posted on 02 Aug 2013 at 8:00am

Developments in marriage equality have triggered a rush on wedding bands   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor The Supreme Court’s decisions involving marriage equality earlier this summer have meant a lot to couples anxious to express their commitment publicly and have it acknowledged and sanctified by their government. And no industry has seen the [...]

Holy roller

Posted on 12 Jul 2013 at 8:00am

Gaybingo heads to Plano? Sing it, Sister! When Gaybingo started 12 years ago this month, the first one took place inside Resource Center Dallas’ building. But it soon became obvious that wouldn’t be enough. “We realized how potentially big it was,” says Johnny Humphrey, RCD’s event producer. It quickly moved to the Lakewood Theater, and [...]

New Sunday Funday

Posted on 26 Apr 2013 at 9:30am

Uptown isn’t the only neighborhood that can do a proper gay brunch When Claude Griffin decided to start a Dallas version of Big Gay Brunch, it was mostly because he was tired of waiting for someone else to do it. “I’ve traveled around the country and seen them in other cities,” Griffin explains. “I had [...]

Dangling Chad

Posted on 26 Apr 2013 at 8:30am

Two’s the charm for diva Chad Michaels, this year’s Purple Party headliner Chad Michaels didn’t start out a winner, but ended up that way. Michaels was one of the frontrunners in Season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but it was neck and neck most of the season until Sharon Needles proved the victor. But that [...]

No tie required

Posted on 05 Apr 2013 at 8:00am

Sassy lifestyle guru Steve Kemble shows you how to throw the perfect party Just because the No Tie Dinner eschews the fuss and formality of a black tie doesn’t mean you can’t do it up right. Steve Kemble — America’s sassiest lifestyle guru and this year’s honorary chair of the AIDS Services of Dallas fundraiser [...]

Day in, day out

Posted on 04 Jan 2013 at 8:30am

It may be cold outside, but you can keep every day hot inside with sexy gay calendars Even if 2012 was a banner year for you and you hated to see it go, there are still some good reasons to welcome 2013 with open arms: Calendars. This is the time of year when you can [...]

Calendar guys

Posted on 16 Nov 2012 at 8:15am

Dallas’ gay communities, from hairy to the big-haired, raise money for charity with calendars   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor When you talk about a gift that keeps on giving — throughout the year — nothing fits the bill better than a wall calendar: 12 months (sometimes more!) of art that’s actually useful, too. [...]