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    February 13, 2014

    In Court, Texas Says It Bans Gay Marriage to "Promote Responsible Procreation"

    U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia didn't hand down any ruling Wednesday following a hearing on two Texas couples' lawsuit challenging Texas' gay-marriage ban. A decision, on whether to grant the couples' request for a preliminary injunction blocking Texas' constitutional amendment prohibiting same- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Ask a Geto Boy: Is It Wrong For Parents to Smoke Weed With Their Kids?

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! LOVING ORANGE COUNTY Dear Willie D: I'm a newly single divorcée with lots of time and money on my hands. After dating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Ask Willie D: Kids Today are Out of Line Because Adults are Spineless

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! LONG DISTANCE LOVE FADING Dear Willie D: I'm in a long-distance relationship with a good man, but the miles are starti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Greg Abbott's Domestic Partner Benefits Ruling Greeted With a Shrug

    At first glance -- and second, and third -- Attorney General Greg Abbott's opinion on Monday that cities, counties, and school districts are barred by the Texas Constitution from offering health benefits to the domestic partners of employees would seem to be a stumbling block on the road toward equa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    LGBT Advocates Vow to Protest until DART Quits Stalling on Domestic Partner Benefits

    In February, a DART committee gave preliminary approval to a plan to extend employment benefits to employees' domestic partners, both gay and straight, and their children. It was a welcome decision, and it gave hope that, after six month of debate over costs and morality, approval by the full DART b ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012
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    August 9, 2012
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    August 3, 2012

    Dallas Gay Man's Protest of Marriage Laws Once Again Ends in Arrest

    It's been almost a month since Beau Chandler and Mark "Major" Jiminez walked into the Dallas County Records building to apply for a marriage license. Chandler and Jiminez being men, and this being Texas, they were denied, but the couple had the foresight to bring handcuffs, which they placed on thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Former Cop Wants DART to Offer Domestic Partner Benefits

    Offering benefits to the partners of LGBT workers is gradually becoming a standard thing for large public employers in North Texas. The city of Dallas included domestic partner benefits in 2004, DFW Airport in 2010 and Parkland this year. Dallas County is poised to follow suit at the first of next y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    35 Denton Tries Its Hand at... Matchmaking?

    Looking for love in all the wrong places? Looking for 35 Denton wristbands? If you find yourself clumsily walking behind pretty girls (or chasing a choice piece of man-tail) like the video above, then come out to the Mellow Mushroom on Monday, February 13. 35 Denton and The Indie-Verse have partne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Guilty Pleasures of 2011: Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend"

    Over the next couple weeks, we'll be trotting out our 2011 music lists in print and on the blog, but I've been thinking a lot about guilty pleasures this year. Songs that get stuck in your head whether you like it or not. Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" fell into that category, though it's re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Liberty Institute's Still Working Hard to Keep Gay Dallas Couple From Getting a Divorce

    Attorney Pete Schulte and the petitioner still known as J.B. on The Daily Show last year​Surely you recall the case of J.B. and H.B., two Dallas men who went to Massachusetts to marry in 2006, only to separate two years later and then try to get a divorce. In October 2009, Judge Tena Callahan gav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    "I Just Hope You Floss" and Other Pearls of Wisdom From Dan Savage's Kessler Appearance

    Dan Savage at the Kessler as seen in one of two videos Jeff Liles shot last night. Both videos are after the jump.​Last night's Dan Savage appearance at the Kessler Theater, his first ever in Dallas, took the form of a Q&A session. Unsurprisingly to anyone who reads his weekly sex-advice colu ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    November 8, 2010

    Don't Wait Till Valentine Day for Lovers

    ​All right, I know it's not Valentine's Day, but for those of you who like to plan for the future, I have a theme date for you. The first two words are Lover's Pizza. I recently shared a booth with a date at the great place on Lovers Lane. If you're going to a place with "lovers" in the title ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Love Convection: The Common Table

    Editor's note: Monica Berry is a Dallas dater who's bravely agreed to file dispatches from her dining expeditions with eligible bachelors. Berry, City of Ate's resident date place scout, will size up restaurants from a dater's perspective. Enjoy. When I recently passed The Common Table on my way ho ... More >>

  • Music

    April 1, 2010
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    October 22, 2009
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    October 30, 2008

    Polygamy and Me

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    Ask a Mexican

    Telling your Catholic, Mexican parents you're gay? How could that go badly?

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007

    Golden Wishes

    Macbeth kicks off a big birthday

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2007
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    April 27, 2007

    Laura Miller and Bill Ceverha, Cutting Down a Tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G

    Bill Ceverha's the mayor's new best friend, we guess because Tom DeLay won't return his calls. Laura Miller, our tree-climbing mayor, is planning one of her mom-and-apple-pie press conferences Monday in Fretz Park under the heartwarming motto, “Sink the Petition/Save the Trinity.” It’s an effo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 30, 2006
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    November 24, 2006

    Why Sally Horchow's Not Like the Rest of Us

    Sally Horchow says she's been called a "Lifestyle Guru," a "Trend Expert" and a "Pop Culture Diva." Dreams can come true. Sally Horchow--a "journalist," writes People, so it must be true--is out there pimping the book The Art of Friendship: 70 Simple Rules for Making Meaningful Connections, which s ... More >>

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    November 2, 2006
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    October 5, 2006

    Sideburns and Frowns

    Pay tribute to Luke Perry at the Fallout

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006
  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Platinum Plus

    Ne-Yo snaps to it

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006

    Walk the Walk

    You've tried the personals; you've tried MySpace; you've tried blind dates and virtually everything else to find a mate--or a least someone worth a second date. What, oh what, is a girl to do in Dallas' dating desert? No. Not that. Sheesh. Get your mind out of the gutter and onto a higher plane. Th ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Venus Claptrap

    Gotta get me some of those good vibrations--or maybe just a vibrator

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2006

    Terrell Owens Loves Kids!

    At least, that's what Dallas Cowboys' wide receiver wants you to think as tries to ingratiate himself to a community more inclined to remember him as the dude who took a figurative dump on the Texas Stadium star during his days as a trouble-makin' Philadelphia Eagle. Says here on his Web site that i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2006
  • Film

    February 2, 2006

    Mild Wilde

    A Good Woman would benefit from a good actor or two

  • Dining

    December 16, 2004

    Down for the Count

    Does speed dating really work?

  • News

    April 29, 2004
  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    The Zero Effect

    Km. 0 tries a little tenderness, and it works

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Phight Phair

    Liz Phair is once again an exile in guyville

  • Film

    August 8, 2002

    Girl on Girl

    Me Without You is a cursory look at the complexities of female friendship

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    "Keep It In Your Pants"

    David Cohen, matrimonial investigator

  • Film

    May 24, 2001

    Boys of Summer

    Nico and Dani discover their sexuality, but it's not what you think

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    From Russia, with Love

    Just $25,000 gets you a bundle of hot Russian babes from one Dallas matchmaking firm. What more could a rich American geek ever ask for?

  • Dining

    November 16, 2000

    Hot Lunch

    Or, how to find love among the dishes

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Rivalry

    Mickey Spagnola vs. Craig Miller

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Love unlimited

    KRNB-FM's Rudy V is the smoothest operator on the air, whether you're a man in trouble or a woman in love

  • News

    December 16, 1999


    Buzz's holiday gift guide; Another way to suck; R.D. explains it all

  • Film

    October 14, 1999

    Porn to lose

    Dress it up as art, but Romance is still a dry hump

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Prime cut

    Religious circumciser Rabbi Michael Rovinsky is skilled, funny, and popular among both his Jewish and gentile clients. But is this mohel a brazen self-promoter who is maiming our children by doing God's work?

  • Film

    December 7, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • News

    September 7, 1995

    Giving good book

    Dallas 'Love Goddess" sex guide goes big time

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