Tag: North

Transgender center launches intersex group

When a baby is born the first question most people ask is “is it a girl or a boy?” The doctor takes a look at the baby’s genitals, if they see a penis the child is declared a boy, if the see a vulva the child...

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Work it!

Dallas is awash in places for fitness-conscious gay men to build muscles … and show off a little There’s not a loss for gyms around the Oak Lawn neighborhood. Several fitness centers dot the healthy landscape from Uptown...

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SMU sends 18 to Midwest LGBT conference

Iowa State University is hosting the 2012 Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay Transgender Ally College Conference Feb. 10-12. One student from Texas Women’s University, 17 from Southern Methodist University’s LGBT group...

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FInal weekend for Caravaggio at the Kimbell

A dose of art history Did you know that there are less than a 100 surviving Caravaggio works out there? Good thing the Kimbell snagged the exhibit. Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome displays more than 50 of the painter’s...

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The good, the bad & the ‘A-List’

These arts, cultural & sports stories defined gay Dallas in 2011 A lot of eyes were focused on Dallas nationally in 2011 — for good and bad — but much of what made the city a fun place last year has specific queer appeal....

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Upstate NY newspaper runs trans-tastic series

My college town newspaper, the Albany Times Union, is running an awesome series of articles about the transgender community this week that I wanted to share. When I was in school, the Times Union was the conservative newspaper...

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World AIDS Day event planned in Plano

In addition to co-sponsoring the World AIDS Day event at the new Main Street Garden in Dallas, C.U.R.E. will host a commemoration in Plano. Billed as a ceremony of healing and hope, the Plano gathering will remember people lost...

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DEATH: Paul David Tomko

Paul David Tomko, 41, of Dallas died on Aug. 19. He was born in El Paso and graduated from Irvin High School and University of Texas in El Paso. Tomko had lived in Dallas for the past 10 years. He worked as a senior IBM...

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Dynamic duo

New partners Curtis Cook and Shane Friesenhahn shake their booty … camp There’s the nursery rhyme that begins, “Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean… .” But apparently if Jack Sprat were in a same-sex...

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Drawing Dallas

Even with a big family (3 kids and 5 grandkids), retired schoolteacher Richard John du Pont projects a dandy’s fashion sense MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name: Richard John du Pont Occupation: Retired...

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WATCH: Janet Dowell’s award-winning PSA

A few months ago, lesbian North Texas mom Janet Dowell made a PSA about bullying that ended up getting some recognition. Problem was, it wasn’t embeddable on our blog. Well, that’s fixed. Now you can see the segment...

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