For your protection

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 6:30am

R&B diva Deborah Cox takes on ‘The Bodyguard’ Most performers would shudder at the task of tackling the iconic role of Rachel Marron, a character portrayed legendarily by Whitney Houston in the 1992 movie The Bodyguard. After all, the film is probably better remembered for its wildly popular soundtrack and for its co-stars or plot.  […]

Gorilla warfare

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 6:15am

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is the best Hollywood film of the year. Seriously ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor The 1968 film Planet of the Apes was one of those game-changers in filmmaking: A smart but thrilling sci-fi action movie with a great twist and makeup effects that revolutionized what audiences […]

The Ruby diaries

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 6:00am

Advice on parenting a tortoise JAMES LOVE  |  Special Contributor When I was born, my mother thought I was ugly. She told my grandmother that I looked like a turtle. Upon hearing that story at a very young age, instead of seeking a therapist immediately, I instead became obsessed with turtles and tortoises. I […]

Best Bets • 07-14-17

Posted on 13 Jul 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.14 – Sunday 07.30 The best of times is now! ‘La Cage’ opens at Kalita A happily gay couple who run a nightclub, complete with drag show, find they have to “straighten up” when their hetero son, who is dating a girl with conservative parents, invites his future in-laws to dinner at Chez Camp. […]

Cassie Nova • 07-07-17

Posted on 07 Jul 2017 at 7:25am

Cassie advises how to handle a bully   I have a new obsession. The new season of The Great British Bake-Off is going full force on PBS. Twelve bakers compete to be the best home baker in the U.K. It sounds so boring but it’s not. What the hell have I turned into? I don’t […]


Posted on 07 Jul 2017 at 7:20am

  As much as gays like their brunches, they are equally enthusiastic about 1. cocktails and 2. good deals. Which is why we are starting a new occasional feature, focusing on hot happy hours (including the trendy reverse happy hours) where you can get a bite and drinks deals as well as fellowship. After all, […]

Best Bets • 07-07-17

Posted on 06 Jul 2017 at 11:10pm

Monday 07.10 Free screening of ‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’ On the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, police in Fort Worth recklessly raided a new gay bar, sparking a national debate on police sensitivity to gay issues … again. Local filmmaker Robert L. Camina’s Raid of the Rainbow Lounge, a documentary of the aftermath, […]


Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 7:55am

With the second anniversary of national marriage equality just behind us — and since June is a traditional month for thinking about weddings — planning your nuptials in New Mexico is a natural fit. In downtown Santa Fe, the Inn on the Alameda has celebrated same-sex weddings since 2013, when marriage equality became state law, […]

Little Black Book: New Mexico

Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 7:50am

Little Black Book: New Mexico

That’s the spirit

Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 7:15am

A mecca of progressivity in the Southwest, neighboring New Mexico is an oasis of beauty, culture and acceptance Text and Photography by ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  |  Executive Editor For many progressives living in Texas, the 2016 presidential election resulted in a double gut punch: Not only did the nation turn to the fringe right, it […]