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Zwiener’s secret to winning friends at the Capitol

State Rep. Erin Zwiener has a secret weapon to win friends at the Texas Capitol — Lark. Lark is Zwiener’s six months old daughter and Zwiener is the Texas Legislature’s first openly bisexual member. According to KVUE, Zwiener has been bringing Lark to the office. She said on the campaign trail, Lark was a conversation starter. At the Capitol, Lark’s help the new legislator meet a number of new people. Plus, Zwiener said, right now, she can’t afford full-time daycare. Serving in the...

QueerBomb 2019 planning meeting is tonight

Organizers for QueerBomb 2019 are holding a planning meeting for the Pride Month event tonight, from 7:30-9 p.m. at BuzzBrews Kitchen Lemmon, 4334 Lemmon Ave. The meeting is open to the public, and anyone interested in helping plan and stage the annual Pride Month event is urged to attend.

Top tables

Whether for a special occasion or everyday eating, we uncover the best new restaurants in Dallas STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor [email protected] Picking the top tables of 2018 was an exercise in simplicity. But boy, was it complicated. Dallas dining has become a tale of two cities. One: High-end event-dining destinations, marked by Texans’ preoccupation with steakhouses, fine wines and the conspicuous consumption of the monied set that strives for “always the...

Steve King and his racist agenda

  I shall begin this week’s column with a limerick: There once was a Republican named Steve Who was racist like you wouldn’tbelieve But the media ignored him Because white supremacy bores them And focused on Rashida Tlaib. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, then you know that both Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., have gotten attention for things they said out loud into microphones. Except one of these representatives initially got way more attention....

 

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Zwiener’s secret to winning friends at the Capitol

State Rep. Erin Zwiener has a secret weapon to win friends at the Texas Capitol — Lark. Lark is Zwiener’s six months old daughter and Zwiener is the Texas Legislature’s first openly bisexual member. According to KVUE, Zwiener has been bringing Lark to the office. She said on the campaign trail, Lark was a conversation starter. At the Capitol, Lark’s help the new legislator meet a number of new people. Plus, Zwiener said, right now, she can’t afford full-time daycare. Serving in the...

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I’m flyin’

Gay Cirque du Soleil performer David Rimmer’s act has its ups and downs ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor [email protected] We all frolicked on one — it’s in every playground in America. We called it a seesaw, or a teeter-totter, and it was physics at its most basic: One kid on one side, one on the other, a fulcrum in the middle in a perpetual motion of wheees! We never thought we could make a career out of it. And, frankly, neither did David Rimmer. Although Rimmer has been in...