Cassie Nova • 10-14-16

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:40am

Cassie scares up costume ideas   Hey, y’all, and thank God for fall. There is no better feeling than having cool days after a long hot summer. It’s time for pumpkin spiced crap and putting up Halloween decorations. I am feeling stressed trying to come up with a great Halloween costume. Every day is Halloween […]

Cassie Nova • 09/09/16

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:15am

Cassie offers a happy Pride … and thoughts on trust in relationships Happy Pride, everybody! I love this time of year. I love the sense of community that comes with the week of fabulousness that leads to The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade. At all of the bar and clubs, you can feel the excitement […]

Ask Howard • 08.26.16

Posted on 26 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

How to do the wrong thing right As Labor Day fast approaches and another summertime, again noticeably begins to wane — shorter daylight hours, raggedy, spent foliage and browning, parched everything — so we, too, queer readers, apparently begin another of life’s “autumnal” reflections on human mortality. To paraphrase the incomparably immortal Yogi Berra, “It […]

Cassie Nova • 08.19.16

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 7:30am

Kids — just like Cassie — can say the darnedest thing Hey, y’all. Ya know, they say that kids say the darndest things, and we all have had experiences with a kid that has made us laugh, cringe or just plain entertain. Well, yesterday I had one such experience. I was in my car on […]

­Drawing Dallas • 08.12.16

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:45am

Artist Danny Rose may not be bound for Broadway, but he lives for his art MARK STOKES  | Illustrator Name and age: Danny Rose, 27. Spotted at: Cityplace Occupation: Painter Born in Charleston, S.C., Danny spent his formative years “on the edge of the world,” as he says — in Blair and Altus, Okla. […]

Girl on Girls • 08.12.16

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

Jenny Block examines: The good and the bad of relationship texting Texting can be a sticky wicket. It can serve as a tremendous way to communicate with your partner, especially if you’re long-distance dating. But it can also cause all sorts of misunderstandings. In fact, what makes texting so good is sometimes precisely what can […]

Cassie Nova • 08.05.16

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

Cassie’s ‘Sordid’ history with movies Oh Em Gee!!! I am gonna be a movie star! No seriously! Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to take a role in Del Shores’ sequel to the fabulous film Sordid Lives, called A Very Sordid Wedding. Del has been a fan of the Rose Room for years and […]

Ask Howard • 07.29.16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:25am

How to do the wrong thing right This sweltering month, per usual, we’re once again preoccupied with those dog days’ matters of “size,” narcissism, petty politics and thwarted marriage proposals — oh, the burning dramas of gaydom. Let’s get right to it. Dear Howard, One of my regular booty-calls proposed to me the other night. […]

Cassie Nova • 07.22.16

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

Cassie gives advice to the ladies! Hello, beautiful people! I am so glad you all have taken a moment from playing Pokémon GO to read this. Although I myself do not play yet, I did love the cartoon back in the day. As a matter of fact, I had a Pomeranian named after a Pokémon. […]

Girl on Girls • 07.15.16

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 7:20am

Sex toys and cherry pies: Jenny Block on traveling as a couple (and the greatest adventure of them all) People apply all kinds of standards when it comes to evaluating your viability as a couple: Some people say it’s surviving a visit to Ikea; some say attending your first funeral, or moving in together, that […]