To the Fort Worth metal scene, 100 Proof Hatred frontman Donovan Warren was the life of the party. To his girlfriends and prosecutors he was something else entirely.
Today is International Condom Day. Dallas City Councilman Dwaine Caraway celebrated by holding up a bunch of condoms at City Hall. There were a million of them in all, donated by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a meaningful gesture given the alarming rate at which Dallas County's poor people are con ... More >>
Formed by twin brothers John and Chuck Panozzo way back in 1961, The Trade Winds were just another bar band from Chicago. Changing the name to Styx helped their fortunes somewhat, but it wasn't until Tommy Shaw joined in 1975 that things really started to happen. After that, Styx started experimenti ... More >>
The World AIDS Day broadcast from D.C., featuring the likes of Presidents Clinton, Dubya and Obama alongside Bono and Alicia Keyes, is livestreaming here. Tune in for "the beginning of the end," a reference to breaking news that researchers are now a little bit closer to an AIDS vaccine. Tonight ... More >>
If the run-through Monday night is any indication of the breadth of talent taking part in the December 6 benefit event called A Gathering, the real thing is going to be quite a show. In the ninth floor studio at the Wyly Theatre, actors, singers, musicians and dancers rehearsed their pieces of this ... More >>
Via.Hilary SwankI got a call yesterday from the mighty Robbie Brenner, one of the producers of the fingers-crossed film The Dallas Buyer's Club, which, as you're surely aware by now, is the long-in-the-works adaptation of the true-life tale of Dallas electrician Ron Woodroof and his journey from ... More >>
Photo by Patrick MichelsAfter 10 long years of maybes, doubtfuls and dunnos, it would appear that The Dallas Buyer's Club, the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, is closer to becoming a big-screen reality: Relativity Media today issued a press release announcing that co-producer Robbie Brenner is sh ... More >>
Four long years ago, it appeared Brad Pitt was all set to star in the story of Ron Woodroof -- the heterosexual, homophobic electrician who contracted HIV in 1980, was diagnosed with AIDS in 1986 and would go on to found the Dallas Buyer's Club, through which AIDS patients bought life-prolongi ... More >>
Bono is sad. And no, it's not because he hasn't found a new cause to get behind. He's sad because people aren't giving money to one of his favorite causes.
The new issue of New York magazine profiles Larry Kramer, whose actions on behalf of the gay community have spoken louder than his words, themselves a boisterous collection of plays, novels and journalism. In particular, the magazine is interested in the state of his decades-in-the-writing gay hi ... More >>
Patrick MichelsMike McKay, of the Resource Center of Dallas, tells the crowd it's time to get angry.Sunday's Million Gay March of Texas struck a different tone than that of the annual Dallas Pride Parade or other celebrations in Oak Lawn. Folks marched with hands raised in fists instead of waves to ... More >>
Right before Christmas, Dallas County revealed that it just might consider lifting the condom distribution ban enacted in 1995, when then-County Commissioner Jim Jackson told The New York Times, "Sodomy is still against the law in Texas. I hear people say the government shouldn't be in the bedroom. ... More >>
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