Through the uprights

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 6:15am

DTC’s premiere production of ‘Colossal’ boldly storms past the goal line in its complex exploration of masculinity ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The curtain doesn’t so much rise on Colossal — the world-premiere play now at the Dallas Theater Center — as the game clock starts ticking … literally. They don’t even open the [...]

It’s my turn

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 6:00am

Sean Baugh settles in as the (official) new artistic director of the Turtles ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Rehearsals had been underway for a while, and things were not going well. The music director was beginning to worry that the program he had designed would be more than he could manage. And then, about [...]

Best Bests • 04-17-15

Posted on 16 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.17 Del Shores gets Sordid again! It has become a wonderfully dishy Dallas tradition: Del Shores, Texas’ gay Hollywood raconteur, descends on the Rose Room with his catalogue of hilarious adventures in showbiz, from the hate mail he receives to the actors he hates to the sex he has … and make a DVD [...]


Posted on 15 Apr 2015 at 8:49am


Preview: Gay-interest movies at Dallas International Film Fest this week

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 10:24am

Despite no specific gay programming series, the 2015 of the Dallas International Film Festival — which is going on now through April 19 — is one of the gayest yet, with a lot of diverse and interesting LGBT films, from shorts to narrative features to documentaries. Here’s a brief (but non-exhaustive) rundown of some of [...]

Pet of the week • 04-10-15

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 8:00am

Meet Freckles, an amazing boy with a super personality. Freckles was found running stray with his wingman, Curley. The two are thick as thieves and would benefit from continuing their journey together as best buds. This would sure alleviate any remorse of leaving one alone all day and provides the perfect playmate. If you’re reading [...]

Billy Masters • 04-10-15

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 7:25am

Jarec Wentworth pulls a boner; Jussie Smollett shows one! The big story I’ve been researching for a few weeks is about a gay porn star who was blackmailing a former client. The porn boy in question is Teofil Brank, who films as Jarec Wentworth, pictured. Allegedly, Brank was threatening to disclose damaging information about his [...]

Freeze frame

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 7:20am

Superstar gay wedding photographer Steph Grant shares her ideas on filling your special day filled with a lifetime of memories A full-time freelancer since 2010, Steph Grant ( is perhaps Dallas’ most prominent LGBT wedding photographer. Her work has been featured in Curve magazine, the Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan and Buzzfeed, among others. She happily travels [...]

The bowled and the beautiful

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 6:30am

Drag queen-cum-ex-con-Tupperware lady Dixie Longate: Bringing comedy freshness to North Texas burp by burp SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer I think the most popular [misconception] about Tupperware is that it’s something that went away,” says Dixie Longate, the fiery-spirited alter ego of drag comedian Kris Andersson. Dixie is talking about the iconic kitchenware brand perhaps [...]

Diary of a bridezilla

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 6:15am

Dallas Voice contributor Chaka Cumberbatch — a bisexual woman — got engaged to a man over Thanksgiving. Here are excerpts from the wedding planning diary of a girlie-girl on a mission CHAKA CUMBERBATCH | Contributing Writer Nov. 28: Dear diary: I’M ENGAGED. I’m marrying my best friend, we’re going to live happily ever after …. [...]