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COVER STORY: On the fringe

WaterTower’s Out of the Loop Fringe Festival gets very gay Fringe theater festivals always push boundaries — that’s kind of the point — which often entails racy, “alternative” material … and that frequently touches on queer content. We’re used to … Continue reading

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Show vs Show Alterna-divas face off

From lez to Leslie, female musicians bring both the eccentric and the sophisticated to North Texas The fates have convened once again to bring a healthy dose of live music to the area. From big to small, the concert calendar … Continue reading

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Feet don’t fail

Recently all but dead, Lin Wang helped Frontrunners catch its second wind RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer When Lin Wang came to Dallas and thought about joining the DFW Frontrunners, he encountered a fizzled-out band of running enthusiasts with an … Continue reading

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Part(y)ing shot

A little needle work can turn a dull soiree into a face-saving event   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer How’s this for a Saturday evening: You head to a friend’s soiree, pick through the nibblies, grab a cocktail and then … Continue reading

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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 to Downtown … Continue reading

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Mason, ajar

Gay novelist Richard Mason likes doing things the hard way RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer The charm that novelist Richard Mason exudes is undeniable. Words fall from his South African accent crisply, enunciated to perfection even as he talks rapidly. … Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Of Montreal, Seal, The Twilight Sad, Metallica, Ultra Dance 13

Pop falters while rock and folk ascend to strong releases RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Of Montreal Paralytic Stalks Polyvinyl Records Kevin Barnes and company get off to a wobbly start with “Geld Ascent” in OM’s new release. If … Continue reading

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Romancing the tune

Serenading a lover always works for out singer Nancy Beaudette RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Nancy Beaudette is ahead of her time. Literally. Feb. 14 isn’t until next week, but Beaudette and her girlfriend have already celebrated Valentine’s Day: … Continue reading

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The Music Issue: The spin doctors

Is Dallas’ gay dance scene what it once was — or can be? A panel of out DJs gives us the back beat In gay dance clubs, the bartender is crucial, and the doorman keeps the peace, but the hero … Continue reading

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Dan Savage: It’s ‘never been worse’ for LGBT youth

Founder of It Gets Better Project says higher visibility combined with anti-gay forces can make growing up gay as hard as ever DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Sex-advice columnist Dan Savage, known for his It Gets Better Project, will … Continue reading

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