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Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 6:15am

Out film professor Sean Griffin explores the majesty of ‘South Pacific’ Sean Griffin got lucky at the movies. Like, literally, his entire life was shaped by flicks of celluloid racing past his eyes. “ All of my earliest memories are related to movies,” he says. “My first conscious memory is holding my dad’s hand walking down […]


Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:35am

  Late Bloomers.  Earlier this year, the USA Film Festival held an anniversary screening of Late Bloomers, an indie movie that boasted a kind of mini-legendary status on the Dallas film community. It was at the forefront of a spate of the New Gay Cinema in the mid-1990s, which saw serious stories about queer issues […]

Police seek help in ID’ing ATM robbers

Posted on 21 Jan 2016 at 11:53am

Dallas police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who tried to rob the ATM at Brazos Bank, 1625 N. Stemmons, about 5 o’clock Wednesday morning, Jan. 20. The bank is located just south of Oak Lawn Avenue in the Design District. Police said the two men, both wearing masks and gloves, […]

Review: ‘Folsom Forever’

Posted on 26 Jun 2015 at 7:25am

It’s still Pride Month for a few more days, so why not recommend a documentary that really presents the outer limits of what gay Pride means in some quarters? The DVD Folsom Forever: The Story of How a Kinky Rebellious Street Festival Captured the Heart of San Francisco (2015 Breaking Glass Pictures) turns an unflinching eye […]

Channel 11 report on Gates’ urging Scouts to end ban features Voice publisher/owner

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 11:58am

Yesterday (Thursday, May 21), Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates released a statement urging the Scouts to end their ban on gay Scouting leaders. Later in the afternoon, CBS Channel 11’s Steve Pickett came over to talk to Dallas Voice’s publisher and co-owner, Leo Cusimano, about Gates urging BSA to dump the anti-gay policy. […]

A gay week for DVDs — Texas-style

Posted on 07 Feb 2014 at 6:00am

G.B.F. is all about SoCal teens and their fluffy ways of handling romance. But two other films on DVD this week tackle issues in the gay community with a lot more seriousness — and both has a Texas bent. Pit Stop is former Dallas-based filmmaker Yen Tan’s award-winning romance about a tentative romance between two […]

IN BRIEF: ‘White Frog’

Posted on 07 Jun 2013 at 9:45am

  Nick Young (Booboo Stewart), a Chinese-American teen with Asperger’s, idolizes his big brother Chaz (Glee’s Harry Shum Jr.). Chaz is a popular kid who usually makes time for Nick, though not enough as it turns out: Chaz is killed in a traffic accident, leaving Nick to the demands of his Tiger Father (B.D. Wong) and […]

DVD and Blu-ray gift ideas: Queer appeal in a box

Posted on 20 Dec 2012 at 12:34pm

Tons of new and classic movies, TV shows and compilations are available, if you’re still looking for a good gift idea for that someone on your list. Here’s our rundown.

DVD REVIEWS: ‘Wilson Phillips: Live from Infinity Hall’ and ‘A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand’

Posted on 28 Nov 2012 at 10:03am

The musicality in A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand is almost unquestionable. Despite the packaging, which features Babs’ name and photo in huge letters, this isn’t a concert video of hers

Del Shores gets ‘Sordid’ again

Posted on 05 Oct 2012 at 10:15am

Nobody has made more hay out of the word “sordid” — and its application in Texas — than Del Shores. The Winters, Texas, native has a play, film and TV series called Sordid Lives; released a DVD of his standup earlier this year called My Sordid Life; and now, follows it up with his latest act, […]