Flesh canvas

Posted on 23 Nov 2012 at 8:00am

In just a year, tattoo late-comer Ronnie Reynolds has transformed his skin into a living comic book   STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer lifestyle@dallasvoice.com For many people, it starts with a tiny butterfly on the nape of the neck, or maybe a four-leaf clover on an ankle. The ritual of the tattoo: You start small […]

Dances with fire

Posted on 28 Sep 2012 at 8:30am

Dallas Firedancers celebrate a quarter-century of hot traditions Among the gay nightclub scene in 1987, a bar called the Sundance was the leather spot in Dallas. Housed on Maple Avenue where The Brick used to be, it was also where an idea was formed. A group of friends knew the AIDS food pantry needed money. […]

Leather goods

Posted on 10 Aug 2012 at 8:30am

Leather Knights show their fun and charitable sides with A Weekend of Leather RICH LOPEZ  | Contributing Writer For the uninitiated, A Weekend of Leather sounds intimidating. Or confusing. It’s definitely no trunk show of trendy coats, or a shoe-fetish expo. But neither is it a reckless three days of uninhibited debauchery. Well, for some […]

Grape expectations

Posted on 26 Apr 2012 at 6:30pm

Dallas’ Purple Party imports Drag Racers, DJs and dollars for its charitable mission The Purple Party Foundation — an all-volunteer organization that donates all its profits to charity —  holds its biggest event, the weekend-long Purple Party, starting next week, and the celebs will be out in force. Among them are couple and RuPaul’s Drag […]

Bear necessities

Posted on 15 Mar 2012 at 5:01pm

Dallas Eagle’s Bear of the Year winner Brian Brown paws his way into TBRU The Dallas Eagle’s Bear of the Month contest is a bragging-rights contest culminating in the Bear of the Year title. The contest isn’t a prerequisite to another title, like Mr. Texas Leather, nor does it uphold a platform — it’s all […]

Victoria, victor

Posted on 12 Jan 2012 at 5:03pm

Michael Fulk, aka Victoria Weston, basks in the warmth of an IGRA title STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com In 25 years of International Gay Rodeo Association pageants, the top honors have only been won by a contestant from the Texas Gay Rodeo Association three times — one of which was late last year, when […]

Our gay Texas

Posted on 05 Jan 2012 at 5:34pm

Readers Voice Awards’ ‘Gay Texas’ photo contest entries show great talent The Dallas Voice’s Readers Voice Awards are underway (you can vote online right now, at DFWReadersVoice.com), where you can vote on your favorite whatevers — criminal attorney, chef, boutique, dog walker or get-laid travel vacation. (Trust us, we’ve tried to think of everything.) But […]

Gleeks on campus

Posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 5:02pm

At UNT, students unite for a diverse, inclusive show choir. And there’s no Sue Sylvester TEENAGED DREAMS | UNT Glee Club’s 19-year-old members — RaShard Turley, Raena McEuin, Emmanuel Rodriguez, Gianna Millares (she’s 20), Lindsay Harris and Marissa Davis — were inspired by the hit Fox series to pursue their love of performing. (Arnold Wayne […]

Lady of leather

Posted on 01 Sep 2011 at 5:13pm

Dallas chef Synn Evans took off her chef’s coat and put on a cowhide vest on her way to being crowned Ms. Texas Leather LEATHER MAMA | Synn Evans is a long-standing member of the leather community, but won the first event she ever entered last week: Ms. Texas Leather. (Photo courtesy Oblivion Images) JENNY BLOCK  […]

Lady of leather

Posted on 01 Sep 2011 at 5:00pm

Dallas chef Synn Evans took off her chef’s coat and put on a cowhide vest on her way to being crowned Ms. Texas Leather LEATHER MAMA | Synn Evans is a long-standing member of the leather community, but won the first event she ever entered last week: Ms. Texas Leather. (Photo courtesy Oblivion Images) JENNY BLOCK  […]