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, [...]

Dallas Video Fest gets a little queer

Posted on 22 Sep 2011 at 5:08pm

The Dallas Video Festival kicked off Wednesday, but they saved the gay content for this weekend. Here are some highlights. For a complete schedule and more information, visit VideoFest.org. Our New Family. Dallas-based documentarians and life partners James Dowell (pictured far left) and John Kolomvakis (pictured near left) have made movies about other gay people [...]

‘The Variants’ season 1 on DVD

Posted on 30 Jun 2011 at 6:09pm

You could make a case that what The Office is to corporate America, The Variants is to quirky small business on the fringe of society: gay-run comic book store. (OK, maybe The Office is just the corporate version of Clerks, but you get the comparison.) The folks at Zeus Comics who created this webseries make fun [...]

Mama rising

Posted on 16 Jun 2011 at 5:11pm

A Southern mom becomes a PFLAG pimp in gay sitcom ‘You Should Meet My Son!’ ANTI MOM | A bigoted mom has a change of heart when she realizes her son is gay, and starts recruiting men for him (including a stripper, Steve Snyder, right) in the DVD release ‘You Should Meet My Son!’ ARNOLD WAYNE [...]