New Pride Generation

Posted on 16 Sep 2009 at 3:42pm

By RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com In an incendiary political climate, members of the next LGBT generation share their thoughts on what the world looks like from their age GANG OF FOUR, TIMES TWO | Youth First Texas members, from left, Cris Lopez, Steven Richmond (seated), Charley Scarborough and Heather Sullivan; and Cathedral of [...]

Straight to Pride

Posted on 16 Sep 2009 at 2:08pm

By RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Hot and hetero, DJ Escape keeps booking gay gigs — and wouldn’t have it any other way DJ Escape will mix Pride into a frenzy Saturday. FREQUENCY MAIN EVENT Excuses/Extreme, 3025 Main St. Sept. 19. 10 p.m. $30. PaulKraftProductions.com. DJ Escape has had quite a ride. He started [...]

On the microphone

Posted on 15 Sep 2009 at 1:28pm

By RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Voice of Pride 2009 lost its winner, but the first and second runners-up are on deck for this weekend As the top 12 contestants at this year’s Voice of Pride finals were narrowed down to five, anticipation in the Rose Room was thick. Like watching a soap opera [...]

Brains and brawn

Posted on 18 Jun 2009 at 1:57pm

By Arnold Wayne Jones Life+Style Editor Dallas’ gay community shows America who’s boss in leather and literature with two local luminaries. Can we hear an ‘Amen’? GLASS VS. BRASS: Jenny Block holds her crystal literary award; Jeffrey Payne dangles his medal in front of his leather winner’s sash. Let’s admit it: Texas, and Dallas in [...]

Singing stars

Posted on 13 Sep 2007 at 7:10pm

This summer, they belted their hearts out and beat more than 100 other hopefuls in this year’s Voice of Pride singing contest. On Sunday, wave to the top three during the Pride parade, and hear them flex their chops at the rally in Lee Park Who: Randall Garland, Voice of Pride winner Won: $3,000, which [...]

Wheels that heal

Posted on 13 Sep 2007 at 7:01pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS kicks into high gear this month. Meet some North Texans who are pedaling for power Talk about endurance, commitment and good ol’ Texan community unity. On Sept. 29, a dedicated two-wheeling army will bike from Dallas To Fort Worth to raise money for North [...]

You twirl, girl

Posted on 13 Sep 2007 at 6:56pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Michael Harry Jones leads the 2007 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade. He’s the dude who can toss a baton better than Suzanne Sugarbaker When he’s not working in the graphics department of a local printing company, Michael Harry Jones is like an old-skool club kid. He’s a master at [...]

Prom queens

Posted on 03 May 2007 at 7:09pm

Howdy gays

Posted on 11 Jan 2007 at 4:34pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Big Tex goes Brokeback. Y’all come out on Sunday to Gay Day at State Fair More Texan than a “King of the Hill” episode, and more twangy than an Ann Richards quip. In honor of National Coming Out Day, Sunday is the unofficial Gay Day at the State Fair [...]

3 singing sensations

Posted on 14 Sep 2006 at 5:12pm

Meet the 2006 Voice of Pride winners The annual Voice of Pride singing competition just keeps growing and growing. This year, 110 singers competed at 15 preliminary nights held at various Dallas Tavern Guild member nightclubs. And by the Aug. 6 finals night, five lucky winners were chosen, and they divvied up $5,000 in cash. [...]