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 [...]

Lightning strikes again

Posted on 16 Dec 2010 at 8:45pm

Tim Seelig felt blessed to lead the chorale for 20 years. But he begins a new stage of his life and career outside Texas with his post at the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | jones@dallasvoice.com PICKING UP THE BATON  | After 24 years in Dallas, Tim Seelig leaves his Texas home [...]

‘A’ gay

Posted on 04 Nov 2010 at 5:06pm

Former Air Force captain Reichen Lehmkuhl has choice words about the Obama Administration and DADT, and the editing on his Logo series ‘The A List: New York’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com THAT’S CAPTAIN QUEER TO YOU! Former Air Force captain Reichen Lehmkuhl is an avid skier, and spokesman for the inaugural Matthew Shepard Gay Ski [...]

Shawn of the deadly

Posted on 28 Oct 2010 at 7:03pm

Homo and horror collide as out filmmaker Shawn Ewert slices his way into the movies RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com SCARED (NOT) STRAIGHT | Shawn Ewert has wrapped up his second short film with his first feature in sight. (Arnold Wayne Jones | Dallas Voice) For some people, every day is Halloween. The monsters [...]

A curtain falls

Posted on 05 Aug 2010 at 6:00pm

Propmaster Rick Gilles, DTC’s butchest employee, leaves to be with his man RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com GO WEST | While finishing up work at DTC’s production studio, Gilles is planning his big move to California — for love. (Rich Lopez/Dallas Voice) Two loves separated by long distance. One left for his future. The [...]

Making himself heard

Posted on 15 Jul 2010 at 4:50pm

Former International Mr. Leather Jeffrey Payne shines light on the challenges faced by the hearing impaired in the gay community ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com PLEASE GIVE | Payne hopes people will vote in the Pepsi Refresh Project for his charity, the Sharon St. Cyr Fund, which assists the hearing impaired. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas [...]

Activism is the new Black

Posted on 20 Aug 2009 at 10:03am

By Lawrence Ferber Contributing Writer Dustin Lance Black brought tears to viewers of the Oscarcast. Now the dreamy ‘Milk’ laureate is raising a fist in defiance PHOTO BY TOM KELLER Dustin Lance Black hit the ground running both creatively and as a gay activist following his best original screenplay Oscar win for "Milk." While juggling [...]

Sex shooter

Posted on 08 Mar 2007 at 7:21pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Transgender wonder woman Amanda Lepore hits Dallas. And she might even get naked THE IDES OF AMANDA: Performing on March 15, Lepore says the party starts as soon as her dress drops. The last time Amanda Lepore was in Dallas was in 2004. As Boy George was deejaying at [...]

Anna Nicole’s lesbian roots

Posted on 15 Feb 2007 at 7:39pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Amid the posthumous brouhaha, let’s not forget the bombshell was one of us Since Anna Nicole Smith’s death last week, her tragic saga gets spicier every day. And while there are already way too many messy strands tied to the white-trash icon, Texas’ own Marilyn Monroe had a well-documented [...]

Clinton made North Texans weep with adoration

Posted on 15 Feb 2007 at 7:37pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Dem’s “‘Big Dog’ so eloquently beat the liberal drum at Nokia SUPER EX-PREZ: Clinton said he loved being chief commander. (Photo by Daniel A. Kusner) When he explained how Denmark has already capitalized on wind energy and that Wal-Mart is the first U.S. company to make a big push [...]