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Saying goodbye to Friends

Nationally known Cedar Creek Lake bar closes after 15 years DAVID WEBB  |  Contributing Writer davidwaynewebb@yahoo.com GUN BARREL CITY — For 15 years Friends was the little gay bar that did it all in the most unlikely of...

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Taylor Dayne can’t stop the music

Taylor Dayne can’t stop the music More than 20 years after she packed the gay bar dance floors with her debut hits, the songstress is still going strong, and says her performance at Black Tie is a ‘win-win’ for her and her fans...

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It’s raining (ON) men

For one Southern Decadence virgin — and thousands of other gay men descending on NOLA — Tropical Storm Lee couldn’t steal their thunder GET WET | Despite occasional cloudbursts, the French Quarter remained a hot-bed of activity...

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The lost art of cruising

‘Electro-tricks’ may be quicker and easier, but half the fun of the hook-up was working at it Hardy Haberman | Flagging Left I don’t get out much — at least to the bars. First of all I don’t drink anymore, and second, I am not...

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Small-town gay life

GAY MICROCOSM | With fewer than 50,000 residents, San Luis de la Paz doesn’t even have a gay bar, but that hasn’t stopped queer Dallasites from calling it home. (Photos by Jesus Chairez) JESUS CHAIREZ  | Special Contributor...

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Put on your p-p-p-poker face for Lone Star Ride

OK, we know Lady Gaga’s new CD comes out today (we’ll have a review in Friday’s paper), but the poker face we’re thinking about this week is yours. Starting tomorrow, and continuing for four consecutive...

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King of the hill

Breathtaking seaside Monterey, Calif., is much more than its aquarium NICK VIVION | Contributing Travel Writer gaytravel.com   As I lay there all tied up in knots, with my right leg piercing the air near my ear, all I could...

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Love on the down load

Phil Hendricks, the mind behind Manhunt.net and now Gaydar.net, says online dating can be about more than just hook-ups MIKEY ROX  | Contributing Writer mikey@paperroxscissors.com We all have our Stuart Smalley moment: That...

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News flash: Jim Foster is gay!

County Judge Jim Foster auditioned for an endorsement from Stonewall Democrats’ of Dallas this year, but he didn’t receive it. Openly gay Dallas County Judge Jim Foster left office over the weekend, “as quietly...

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Gay OKC pioneer Arnold Smith remembered

Arnold “Arna Lee” Smith, who owned a series of gay bars in Oklahoma City dating back to the 1960s, died Oct. 31 at 83, according to the Metro Star: During the early 1960s America and Oklahoma were quite different,...

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Gay Alaska? You betcha

It ain’t the Castro, but our 49th state has gay appeal amid the natural beauty ANDREW COLLINS  | Contributing Writer outoftown@qsyndicate.com NICE ICE BABY | Harvard Glacier is one a highlight of a cruise through College Fjord....

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Another gay bar patron robbed at gunpoint

The robbery occurred in this area of Travis Street near Fitzhugh Avenue, according to one of the victim’s friends who witnessed it. Dallas Voice offices are in the background. A group of three gay men who attended the Adam...

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War before DADT

Late author’s memoir tells of gay love for the Greatest Generation TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER  | Contributing Writer bookwormsez@yahoo.com LORD IN THE FOXHOLE | James Lord’s account of his life in the Army is both shocking and sad....

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Hate rears its head on the lake

Anti-gay vandalism is a reminder that hate can hide in even the most accepting communities David Webb The Rare Reporter It’s taken a while for the ugly specter of anti-gay hate crime to rise over Cedar Creek Lake, but it was...

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Services for Marty Hershner are Saturday

For those who’ve been patiently waiting and checking back here for updates on Marty Hershner’s death, my story is up over on the main page. Read it by going here. Here’s the info about services: Lonzie Hershner...

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Tin Room owner Marty Hershner found dead

Dallas Voice has confirmed that Marty Hershner, owner of the Tin Room on Hudnall Street in Oak Lawn, has died. We have few details at this point, but Hershner reportedly was found in his bed at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Hershner had...

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