Trisha Yearwood on her simple reason for supporting the LGBTQ community, the Nashville closet and lesbian love By Chris Azzopardi Trisha Yearwood has never cared what the country community thought of her LGBTQ allyship, so why start now? The country music icon, who has lent her robust and emotionally resonant mezzo-soprano to hit songs like
By Johnny Trlica Commentary: There are five definitive warning signs of a cult. 1. The leader is always right. 2. Criticism of the leader is characterized as “persecution.” 3. No matter how harmful, the leader’s behavior is justified. (Pay close attention to this one.) 4. Adherents are obsessed with the leader. 5. The leader has
As of September 24, LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, has endorsed 48 new openly LGBTQ candidates in its last round of endorsements for the 2019 election cycle. The organization has endorsed 172 candidates for 2019 — the most candidates ever in an odd-numbered election year
By Janice Anderson “How does this affect me?” is often the thought family and parents have when their loved one comes out. I thought that. I wondered how it would affect my close relationship with my child. Would he still want to go shopping with me? Would he still want to go to the same
By Paula Dream (AKA Kale Haygood) Did you think fall would ever get here? Still feels like summer to this old broad. You all know how Paula loves chicken — I’ve been chasing them for years. In this issue I give to you some favorite “poultry” chicken recipes that may just put you in the fall spirit.
By Mikey Rox Fact: You can’t go to Target without spending a hundred bucks. You know how it goes: You enter the store armed with a list that you plan to stick to, yet this, that and the other thing (thanks, Hunter for Target!) ends up in your cart because you have to have it.
By Jim Ayres I was always curious about Seasons 52, a local outpost of the upscale “low calorie” chain. It’s part of the restaurant group that includes Eddie V’s and Capital Grille, so I had high hopes when I met friends on a recent Tuesday night. According to its marketers, “Seasons 52 is your destination
By Romeo San Vicente You’ve seen Shark Tank, so you know what a “pitch” is. No? OK, it’s when you’re a screenwriter and your agent gets you a meeting at a studio to tell somebody in a suit that you have an idea for a show and will they please give you money. It helps
By Forest Riggs Just when folks were finally able to get back into their Hurricane Harvey damaged homes, the bottom fell out and along came a Tropical Storm named Imelda. The upper Gulf Coast got it again; the region was flooded from torrential rains that hovered over southeast Texas, causing extensive flooding and damage. You
By Randall Jobe The Music Box Theater presents Keep It Brassy 3, featuring songs by Chicago, Bruno Mars, and the Temptations. 2623 Colquitt. Ongoing. Tickets: TheMusicBoxTheater.com or 713-522-7722. Main Street Theater presents Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan MacMillan with Jonny Donahue, and directed by Rebecca Greene Udden. Shannon Emerick presents and performs this unique play,