The Mizer effect

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 6:15am

The photographer who established the gay sensibility for masculinity Ever wonder where your ideal of the male physique came from? Chances are, it’s Bob Mizer. Oh, sure, you like to think you arrived at your concept of male beauty by natural selection, but Bob Mizer — who died in 1992, at age 70 — probably […]

PHOTOS: Robert Moore’s photos get national attention

Posted on 08 Jul 2016 at 7:15am

Former Dallas Voice owner/publisher Robert Moore spent about two hours last Thursday night, July 7, crouched behind a car with a Dallas Police officer as a sniper with a semi-automatic rifle rained gunfire down on officers and civilians after a peaceful #BlackLivesMatter protest. We published Moore’s early account of the experience here (you can read […]

Queer eye

Posted on 06 May 2016 at 7:25am

Queertographer Jess T. Dugan documents trans bodies in daring new project There’s a photograph of Jess T. Dugan from 2005 with bandages over where her breasts used to be. She’s standing nude beside her mother and the two are pillars. The photo is a powerful declaration of self — recognizing it, embracing it. “I have always […]

Body beautiful

Posted on 08 Jan 2016 at 6:00am

A new one-night-only gallery exhibition explores the male nude in photography, with local models aplenty For anyone who thinks life in the gay community ends at age 30, Jeff Lanier is living proof it can get started well after that. Lanier was already in his early 40s when he came out as gay. Around the […]

Petropolitan expands to Oak Cliff

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 7:35am

It’s been nearly a decade since Chris Watts opened Petropolitan, his Downtown spa and pet oasis for grooming, daycare and four-legged-friend needs. As the business has grown its client base, it was time to expand. So Watts opened this week The Petropolitan OC, serving the Oak Cliff gayborhood (note: straight dogs and cats are also […]

Hill has eyes

Posted on 11 Aug 2011 at 5:02pm

SELF TAUGHT DIVA | Steven D. Hill, top, combines his flair for drama, color and makeup in his self-portrait; right, two of his fashion shots are more monochromatic but undeniably sexy and eye-catching. Photographer and makeup artist Steven D. Hill knows how to bring the drama STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer When Steven D. Hill […]

I love my calendar boys

Posted on 07 Jan 2010 at 10:33am

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Photographer Bruno Rand descends on Dallas in search of the next fashion pinup boy. Could it be you? MODEL CITIZENS Bruno Rand got to shoot these men. In person. And he hopes to find the next one in Dallas. IN THE FLESH Model contest at JR.’s Bar […]

Blurring the lines

Posted on 08 May 2009 at 12:40am

By Arnold Wayne Jones Staff Writer Gay photographer Alex Remington uses his painterly images to provoke his audience PICTURE PERFECT Remington’s work is featured in two local spaces: The "Ethereality" exhibition is at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Through May 31. Free. The "In the Know" benefit and silent auction will be held […]

The evolution of a gayborhood

Posted on 14 Jun 2007 at 4:07pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor So this is what it used to look like? New foto book compiles Big D’s history pre-Civil War through 1970s CIRCA 1912: Real estate developers built this park as an inducement to buy lots in the Oak Lawn Addition. Later it was renamed in honor of Robert E. Lee. […]

Death stars

Posted on 26 Apr 2007 at 5:37pm

By Jenny Block Contributing Writer Photographer captures Warhol’s funeral; Goss shows the shots GRAND ENTRANCE: Draped in fur and wearing sunglasses, Raquel Welch works the paparazzi at Warhol’s service. “Warhol would have loved it because it looked more like a movie premiere,” says Filippo Tattoni-Marcozzi. The street in front of Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral was […]