World Rodeo Finals: Gotta see a woman about a horse

Posted on 19 Oct 2012 at 8:00am

For Robin Cagle, serving on the IGRA royalty team is a personal mission  ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor Most folks in the gay community are familiar with pageant titles like Miss Gay America (drag) or Mr. Dallas Eagle (leathermen). But what about “MsTer?” It’s a title Robin Cagle didn’t even understand a few years [...]

Scouts’ honor?

Posted on 28 Sep 2012 at 10:00am

BSA could learn something from Major League Soccer Earlier this summer, after a supposed two-year, super-secret study by a group of unnamed people, the Boy Scouts of America announced that their next hike would take them all the way back to the 1950s. The Scouts vowed to deny their own law mandating values like courtesy [...]

Softball: Dallas ladies at ASANA

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 9:45am

Just a week after the softball-playing men of Dallas fought it out in Minneapolis, at the NAGAAA World Series for men’s softball, the ladies of Dallas did the same in sunny San Diego for the female equivalent, the ASANA tourney. Three Dallas teams — C Division teams After Shock, Rock Chix and Outkasts —attended the [...]

Million dollar gayby

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 8:30am

Queer boxing coach Jennifer Buck not only trains her female clients, she empowers them RICH LOPEZ  | Contributing Writer Most days, you can find Jennifer Buck riding a desk in the advertising department of Belo, a perfectly respectable office job in Corporate America. Which she’s fine with. But most nights, Buck is increasingly at a [...]

Magic Nike

Posted on 17 Aug 2012 at 8:15am

The Olympics may be over, but companies like Nike are finally taking notice of gays in sports   DAN WOOG  | Contributing Writer A few years ago, no one was talking about LGBT issues in sports. Now, everyone is. Suddenly, the “game that dared not speak its name” turned into a cacophony. Legit sports organizations [...]


Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 11:33pm

Gay darter Song Yun hopes to start a tradition with his inaugural Darts Over Texas tourney For 20 years, Song Yun has toiled in the wilderness of dart enthusiasts. He loves the game and takes it seriously — not merely as a pastime to wile away drunken moments in a local pub, but a genuine [...]

Where to get your gay team sports fix

Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 11:32pm

The Dallas Gay Basketball Association isn’t the only gay sports league with a summer schedule. Other sports organizations continue their seasons — a few even have major events along the way. Women’s football: Saturday may or may not be the last game of the season for the gay-inclusive and friendly Dallas Diamonds Football team, pictured. This [...]

A league of their own

Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 11:31pm

The Dallas Gay Basketball Association is still the new kid on the sports block in a community already flush with sports and teams, but it’s filling a need this sports-crazed city has needed — even among the gays.

Say uncle

Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 10:37pm

Lorenzo Guerra and nephew Ray Bustillos make volleyball a family affair   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer Most 17-year-olds spend Friday nights on the summer before their senior year of high school hanging with friends, watching movies or attending pool parties. But Ray Bustillos isn’t like most teenagers. Bustillos kicks off his weekends on [...]

Playing with Fire

Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 5:00pm

Danny Simpson gets his flame on as Olympic torchbearer STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer Like most gay men, Danny Simpson carries a torch for someone in his past. But unlike almost anyone else, he looks forward to carrying one in the future. And it allows him to cross an item off his bucket list. [...]