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Rainbow Lounge Heats Up

dan.mcgraw
A group of prominent Fort Worth business leaders and community activists are calling for an independent investigation by private citizens of the TABC/FWPD raid at the Rainbow Lounge. Here is their letter sent today to Mayor Mik...


Texas Rangers Suck … Again

Jeff Prince
On June 18, I posted this rose-colored tribute to the Texas Rangers and exalted on how after 10 years of despising them and refusing to watch them play, I finally broke down and watched a game, enjoyed it, and considered liftin...



Love and Marriage

Jimmy Fowler
You probably thought the “’family values’ politician catches his hand in the extramarital cookie jar” story was getting stale by now, didn’t you? There are new twists to be added, and South Carolina governor/tradition...


Rainbow Lounge: Fort Worth’s Stonewall?

Jeff Prince
DallasVoice.com posted an interesting article today. The “premier media source for LGBT North Texas” tracked down a half-dozen witnesses who said they were at the Rainbow Lounge when Fort Worth police came to arrest people....



Choruses of Condemnation

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s a good web-exclusive video report by “Star-T” staffer Chris Kelly about the FW police raid on the Rainbow Lounge. Texas Stonewall Democrats are the latest to condemn the highly questionable actions of the police de...


Police: Rainbow Lounge Patrons Dry Humped Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police said this weekend’s arrests at the Rainbow Lounge occurred after two customers made “sexually explicit movements” toward police officers, and another customer grabbed a cop’s groin. Confused as to what...



Stonewall: The Sequel

Jimmy Fowler
Who knew that Fort Worth’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in NYC would turn into a historical re-enactment that had too little history and way, way too much reality? The best summation – includin...


Brazil 3, USA 2

Kristian Lin
For a while there, we had the mighty Brazilians on the ropes. It was fun while it lasted, wasn’t it? Just like the last time, the U.S. gave up three goals in losing to Brazil. Unlike the last time, we emerged with some gl...



Must Have Been The Uniforms

Jeff Prince
I visited a gay bar for the first time last summer and was surprised that nobody paid any attention to me. Fellow Weeklyteer Eric Griffey and I were writing a warped blog post called “Little Mikey’s Big Adventure” and we ...


Paschal Grad, Astronaut/Painter Al Bean

Anthony Mariani
Painter, Paschal High School alum, and retired astronaut Al Bean will be exhibiting some of his work this month at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Though the 77-year-old’s work isn’t challenging, he isn’t a hobbyist...