Newell comer

Posted on 18 Mar 2016 at 6:15am

Alex newell isn’t a trans woman — he just played one on TV. But the powerhouse singer is more than one role, something he plans to prove with a new album Those who were lucky enough to attend Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner in 2014 were treated to a show-stopping vocal performance by Alex Newell. But for […]

Time to watch the fur fly

Posted on 11 Mar 2016 at 6:30am

TBRU turns 21 with a Mardi Gras party, and gay Dallas is getting in on the act There’s something magical about turning 21. You can drink legally, just eight years after you first started. You’re considered an adult for all purposes except car rental and paying back your student loans. You feel mature, but are […]

Family ties

Posted on 26 Feb 2016 at 7:30am

Recognized by the White House as a ‘Champion of Change,” Marco Castro-Bojorquez shows Latino families in a different light Chris Azzopardi  | Contributing Writer Marco Castro-Bojorquez was never very close to his father. They rarely spoke, especially about Castro-Bojorquez’s sexuality. But two years ago, on New Year’s Eve, something changed. His family went out […]

Scene stealer

Posted on 29 Jan 2016 at 6:00am

In just 3 years, Kelsey Ervi has established a reputation as one of North Texas’ most peripatetic theater professionals. And she’s just getting started ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor When last we caught up with Kelsey Leigh Ervi, she was a relative newcomer to the North Texas theater scene — working as an assistant […]

Jillian Michaels is working it out

Posted on 22 Jan 2016 at 6:15am

The reality TV star and fitness guru reclaims gay slurs, thanks Madonna and discusses showing her fans a new side The “shred” will put you through the sweat fires of hell, but despite her extreme workouts, Jillian Michaels wants you to know she is no monster. To set the record, ahem, straight, the out fitness […]

‘Looking’ back

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 6:15am

Out filmmaker Andrew Haigh, on the upcoming ‘Looking’ finale and how his buzz-generating hetero-marriage character study ‘45 Years’ is really a sequel to  ‘Weekend’ In 2011, openly gay writer/director Andrew Haigh made a splash in the film world with Weekend, an instant LGBT film classic about a pair of gay men, Russell and Glen, who […]

All grown up

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 6:00am

Nick’s older brother Joe Jonas, on gay clubbing, ‘flattering’ advances & how a reunion of Brothers could happen Nick Jonas isn’t the only one going to gay clubs like a good ally — his older brother, Joe, enjoys a night out with the gays too. And the best part? Sometimes they even go together. As […]

Queer locals: The North Texans who defined 2015

Posted on 11 Dec 2015 at 6:30am

We recognize — and remember — those in the North Texas LGBT community who helped define life here in 2015 The LGBT Texan of the Year may be the grand prize of recognition for achievement in a year, but the fact is, 2015 was an accumulation of people and experiences, especially in the Life+Style Section. […]

Selena Gomez: The gay interview

Posted on 16 Nov 2015 at 11:28am

Selena Gomez: The gay interview, wherein she talks about Nick Jonas, Taylor Launtner and bisexual rumors

The diva’s diva

Posted on 23 Oct 2015 at 6:30am

For drag icon Charles Busch, life is a cabaret, ol’ chum (so come to his cabaret) ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor “I’m feeling very smug,” Charles Busch purrs from his New York apartment. Right before we talked, New York City was under a storm warning where city fathers and assorted fatalists encouraged residents […]