All dolled up

Posted on 08 May 2015 at 6:15am

… and someplace to go: Drag Racer Trixie Mattel goes Purple SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer “Oh my God! Are there any painful memories from your past that we can bring up?” quips Brian Firkus, aka Drag Racer Trixie Mattel. That’s her reaction when asked what was going through her mind as she lip-synched […]

PHOTOS: Scenes from DIFFA25

Posted on 09 Mar 2015 at 9:55am

PHOTOS: Scenes from DIFFA25

2014 Year in Review: The way we were

Posted on 02 Jan 2015 at 7:25am

  Play ball! Native Texan Michael Sam comes out … then comes to Dallas (for a little while, at least) to play for the Dallas Cowboys, while Tom Daley, Jason Collins, Britney Griner and others make gays in sports a real thing, finally. Chippin’ Dale: Dale Hansen defends Sam’s decision to come out before the […]

Her name is Rio

Posted on 02 Jan 2015 at 6:30am

  2014 was a banner year for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 6 winner Bianca del Rio … and don’t think she doesn’t appreciate it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor There are as many styles of drag as there are cuisines or musical genres. There’s the glamour queen, the illusionist queen, the hippie queen, the […]

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 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 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 […]