Girl on Girls • 02.12.16

Posted on 12 Feb 2016 at 7:25am

Jenny Block addresses: Is liking butch girls at odds with lesbianism? “If you like women, then why do you date women who look like or dress like men? Why be attracted to such masculine-of-center girls when you like, well, girls?” I hear that question all of the time. The first few times, I didn’t quite [...]

Queer Clips: ‘Zoolander 2,’ ‘Boy and the World’

Posted on 12 Feb 2016 at 7:20am

The original Zoolander came out just weeks after 9/11, at a time when pundits had declared irony dead. A send-up of fashion culture, mocked male models and inane themes and was pretty much a mess. But while a modest success in its initial run, the intervening 15 years of exposure have allowed its silly charms [...]

Best Bets • 02.12.16

Posted on 11 Feb 2016 at 11:10pm

Saturday 02.13 — Sunday 02.14 Dallas ComicCon Fan Days swoops into Las Colinas Time to have a nerdgasm, as gay geeks! Dallas ComicCon is back, with its Fan Days celebration. This time, guests include out heartthrob Joh­­­­­­­­­­­n Barrowman (Torchwood, Arrow), Barrowman’s Arrow co-star Stephen Amell and his brother, The Flash’s Robbie Amell, Sean Pertwee and David [...]

Scene • 02.12.16

Posted on 11 Feb 2016 at 11:00pm

  Making the SCENE the week of Feb. 12-18: • Alexandre’s: K-Marie on Friday. Three Drunk Monkeys on Saturday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. • Brick/Joe’s: Bearracuda featuring DJ Mateo Segade from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. on Saturday. Shy T presents Valentine’s Day Brick Pink and White Party with special guest Just Brittany, DJ Mmeka and Ida [...]

Disc-appointing

Posted on 11 Feb 2016 at 12:45pm

Painc! at the Disco, Sia, Elton play it safe

Dallas Voice’s Tuesday Big Movie lineup at the Magnolia

Posted on 11 Feb 2016 at 8:44am

Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre’s weekly Big Movie New Classic Series, sponsored by Dallas Voice, screens a different classic film each Tuesday at 7:30 and 10 p.m. The schedule lets movie buffs plan their Tuesdays all the way from now through Mother’s Day. Here is this quarter’s lineup:. Feb. 23: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Milos [...]

Tasting notes: Literary Edition

Posted on 05 Feb 2016 at 11:25am

Last month, I blogged that comedy writer and on-air cooking show personality Greg Cope White would be in Dallas promoting his new memoir, The Pink Marine with TV appearances and book signings. Well, that was the plan … until White had to have emergency heart surgery at the last minute. He rescheduled his appearances, and [...]

Cassie Nova • 02.05.16

Posted on 05 Feb 2016 at 7:30am

Cassie is a car guy? Who knew!? Hey howdy, everybody. I hope y’all are enjoying this so-called “winter” we are having. I know we all see all the snow and ice on the news in all those faraway lands like New York or D.C. and say, “Thank God we are in Texas.” But I really [...]

Queer like me

Posted on 05 Feb 2016 at 7:20am

Jarrett Neal’s collection of fearless essays explores sexuality and race What Color is Your Hoodie? Essays on Black Gay Identity by Jarrett Neal (Chelsea Station Editions 2015) $18; 175 pp. Born to a 14-year-old mother and raised in a household with an alcoholic grandfather, Jarrett Neal was in eighth grade when his gym class accidentally [...]

Scene • 02.05.16

Posted on 04 Feb 2016 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Feb. 5–11: • Alexandre’s: Girls Night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday. Mi Diva Loca on Saturday. Karaoke with Wayne Smith on Sunday. • BJ’s NXS!: Fat Tuesday Party with DJ T. Diamonds at 9 p.m. with 30 hot dancers to entertain on Tuesday. • Brick/Joe’s: Win Dubal D’s [...]