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Gay man targeted by vigilante fears for his life, his freedom

Tammye Nash | Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com A Comanche, Texas man is fearing for his safety — and his freedom — after being entrapped by a dating app vigilante from Hico, Texas named Steven Bowers, who posted video of him on Facebook labeling him as a pedophile trolling for teenage boys. The victim, who will be identified here only as J, contacted Dallas Voice on Wednesday, Feb. 26, is in his early 70s. He said he moved to Comanche — a small town of about 4,200 people about 35 miles...

Gay man targeted by vigilante fears for his life, his freedom

Tammye Nash | Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com A Comanche, Texas man is fearing for his safety — and his freedom — after being entrapped by a dating app vigilante from Hico, Texas named Steven Bowers, who posted video of him on Facebook labeling him as a pedophile trolling for teenage boys. The victim, who will be identified here only as J, contacted Dallas Voice on Wednesday, Feb. 26, is in his early 70s. He said he moved to Comanche — a small town of about 4,200 people about 35 miles...

9 Dallas restaurants/chefs named semifinalists for James Beard Awards

Several Dallas restaurants, bars and individuals were singled out for nominations as semifinalists for the James Beard Awards, the preeminent honors in food, drink and dining. In total, nine Dallasites were singled out: Salaryman, which was my No. 3 new restaurant in 2019, is one of 30 places nationwide nominated for best new restaurant. Clyde Greenhouse of Kessler Baking Studio in Bishop Arts is in the running for best baker, again nationwide. Las Almas Rotas has been cites as best bar...

Relationship goals? Set ones that work for you

  How do you look up to couples when you don’t know any happy ones? #RelationshipGoals have always been tricky for me. For years I’ve found it hard to find truly monogamous, happy gay couples to look up to, to see and think to myself, I want to be like them. Is it because I judge these relationships by a set of standards that aren’t really intended for gay couples? Is it just that straight couples are just better at pretending? I’ve been in closed and open relationships. I understand why...

 

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SMU hosts global symposium on LGBT+ equality and human rights

Three panels and several keynote speakers highlighted the Dallas LGBTQ+ Global Symposium hosted by Southern Methodist University. SMU President Gerald Turner welcomed attendees on behalf of himself and eight campus LGBT groups. Fabrice Houdart, managing director for global equality initiatives at Out Leadership, said homophobia costs countries up to $100 billion a year. When people are out, they have improved health, improved job satisfaction and work relationships and greater commitment to...

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How’s Trixie?

A new album, a new tour, a new book — drag queen Trixie Mattel does it all… and hopes to live long enough to enjoy it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com We are chatting the day before Trixie Mattel — perhaps the most hyphenated “hyphenate” in drag outside of RuPaul herself (she does comedy, has a cosmetics line, a web series, a new music album, an upcoming book and quite possibly a presidential run or interstellar exploration still in her purse) — will set out on her...