Queer locals of 2011

Posted on 21 Dec 2011 at 5:00pm

As we crown our local LGBT Person of the Year on the front page, over here in Life+Style we’ve been thinking about the locals who we will forever relate to helping define 2011 from the standpoint of entertainment and culture. Here are the ones who made the year memorable. — Arnold Wayne Jones ………………….. Anthony Chisom [...]

Lynch, pinned

Posted on 03 Nov 2011 at 5:01pm

Jane Lynch has elevated the calm, withering quip to high art. Whether plying her craft in Christopher Guest mockumentaries like Best in Show or A Mighty Wind, or feature films like Talladega Nights and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, she’s become one of the most iconic comic actresses working today. She’s also been one of the most [...]

A Bra of size

Posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 5:11pm

Breast cancer survivor Leslie Ezelle teams with artist George Tobolowsky to create a traveling sculpture of hope and female empowerment THINK PINK | A huge bra sculpture will lead a ‘pinking’ trend where people can donate to Susan G. Komen. JENNY BLOCK  | Contributing Writer lifestyle@dallasvoice.com Turning adversity into opportunity is the hallmark of a fighter. [...]

Perfect match

Posted on 28 Jul 2011 at 5:05pm

Bob Nunn and Tom Harrover have been a couple for 4 decades. But it wasn’t until a near tragedy that they realized they were truly meant for each other LIFE GOES ON | Nunn, right, and Harrover stand before a project commissioned for the convention center hotel. Four years ago, Nunn was near death because [...]

Mason Wyler declares his porn career dead

Posted on 30 Jun 2011 at 7:45pm

Former Dallasite says HIV-positive status led to cancellation of contract RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com QUIETER LIFE | Wyler figures life out as he’s lost his healthy salary from making adult films and tending to his HIV poz status. (Courtesty WylerNation.com) Mason Wyler can be a hard man to figure out. He could be [...]

Men about towns

Posted on 16 Jun 2011 at 5:08pm

Jason Dottley and Del Shores are happy making Dallas their second home POWER COUPLE | Dottley, left, pursues his music career with a show in Dallas Friday, while Shores has added standup comedy to a resume that includes challenging Republicans to debate gay issues. STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com …………………….. NATION OF JASON The Rose [...]

Postcards from the edge

Posted on 28 Apr 2011 at 4:39pm

Screen legend Shirley MacLaine talks about everything under the sun …. and a few things beyond it ‘EVENING’ STAR | Shirley MacLaine, left, gives audiences the dish on her films in her one-woman show at Bass Hall Saturday. She’ll also talk up her life, possibly her past lives and anything the audience asks. RICH LOPEZ  [...]

Balls in the air: ‘Kidpreneur’ Dallas Crilley has a heart on for men’s balls. But not in a gay way

Posted on 07 Apr 2011 at 6:15pm

FATHER AND SON TESTIFY | Dallas Crilley, pictured with dad Jeff, may be a teenager, but has raised a lot of money for testicular cancer research with his wristband idea. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Dallas Crilley stops by my office unannounced one workday morning, asking me to write a story [...]

COMIC RELIEF

Posted on 13 Jan 2011 at 5:00pm

SUPER, GIRL!  | For C.D. Kirven, the colored pencil is mightier than the sword, as she draws images for her activist comic book, background, which features a lesbian black hero. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) Local activist C.D. Kirven hopes to open eyes with her first gay superhero of color (any resemblance to Eva Mendez is [...]

If he could turn back time…

Posted on 06 Jan 2011 at 5:34pm

… Dallas drag legend Wayne Smith wouldn’t change a thing. After all the stops and starts, he leaves leaves town reflecting on a career of laughter, music … and a nip slip STEVEN LINDSEY  |  stevencraiglindsey@me.com DO YOU BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER WAYNE? | You’ll have to — next week the Cher impersonator and his handsome husbear head to life in the [...]