Riding the rainbow

Posted on 21 Jun 2012 at 10:35pm

Celebrations across North Texas commemorate National Pride Month   Although the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade is still a few months off, Dallas can still get out to celebrate National Pride Month. Special events have sprouted around North Texas to offer fellowship and fun — and maybe a cocktail or two. Resource Center Dallas get [...]

Planning Black Pride

Posted on 29 Sep 2011 at 5:01pm

Spotlighting events this weekend from seminars to sexiness YOU ROCK | Adult film actor and entrepreneur Rock Rockafella is one of several African-American porn stars who will appear at Dallas Black Pride events.   Two organizations have made Dallas Black Pride into an enhanced experience for the local queer community. DFW Pride Movement puts emphasis on education while Dallas [...]

DRAG you

Posted on 29 Sep 2011 at 5:00pm

Comedian/drag queen P.T. may look like Wendy Williams, but his message to queer youth is no gimmick HOW YOU DOIN’? | P.T.’s spot-on impersonation of talk show host Wendy Williams got producers’ attention and could be a step toward the comedian’s dreams.   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Dallas drag queen P.T. has his [...]

TWO for the money

Posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 5:07pm

Solo Voice of Pride vets Angie Landers and Robert Olivas finally hit their stride as a team BRIDESMAIDS NO MORE | Landers and Olivas found two really is better than one, as their duo Spare Parts won the Voice of Pride group competition. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Always bridesmaids, never [...]

A decade of remembrance

Posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 5:07pm

RIDERLESS CARRIAGE | Ten years after 9/11, the American landscape looks far different — for gay rights as well. What a difference a decade makes. In September of 2001, days after the loss of lives on 9/11 scarred America, the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade had a first: Instead of a grand marshal riding in the [...]

Cheer we go!

Posted on 26 May 2011 at 4:58pm

DANCING IN THE STREETS | Dallas Pride Cheer marches in last year’s Texas Freedom Parade, but will debut a new act at Razzle Dazzle, before moving to a national showcase in San Francisco next month. (Gregory Hayes/Dallas Voice) Dallas Pride Cheer gets its razzle dazzling — for Dallas and San Francisco JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer jeftingley@sbcglobal.net As anyone [...]

News: IKEA, Katherine Miller, Chernobyl, Kylie Minogue, Tibet

Posted on 27 Apr 2011 at 3:03pm

West Point rejects readmission of lesbian cadet Katherine Miller, who left last year because she said she could no longer lie about her sexuality. Royal alternative. Check out the trailer for the UK's adaptation of Jersey Shore! Twenty-year-old gay Utah man attacked outside of Club Pure in Salt Lake City: "The assault is being treated [...]

Lee Park Fest: The Unsung Fun of Pride

Posted on 17 Sep 2010 at 3:36pm

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive,” said Twain, “but it’s lightning that does all the work.” The same is true with Dallas Pride: Everyone talks about the parade, but it’s the festival in Lee Park, with food, concerts and booths, that provides the best views  of gay life in town. Dallas Voice will have a [...]

Hope floats

Posted on 16 Sep 2010 at 6:02pm

Two Cedar Springs institutions — 1 new, 1 old —make their debuts in this year’s Pride parade RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com MAKING AN ENTRANCE | Jorge Rivas’ shot of prominent LGBT faces, above, will be marched out Sunday on the ilume float; the staff of Hunky’s, below left, retooled their float idea in a hurry. [...]

Sordid Pride

Posted on 09 Sep 2010 at 7:05pm

The gay stuff comes early next week with fundraiser emphasizing the ‘fun’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com PRIDE GETS NAUGHTY | Central 214 chef Blythe Beck, above, offers her naughty bites at the Sordid Pride benefit for RCD Although Dallas Prides does not officially kick off until next week, a few groups are getting an [...]