Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings confirmed today (Tuesday, Dec. 2) that he will run for re-election next May, telling Dallas Morning News that he still has some “big bold goals” left to accomplish. In the campaign leading up to his first election as Dallas mayor in 2011, Rawlings courted the LGBT vote. But he drew the [...]
To hear Good Morning America tell it, “The city of Dallas is in a state of panic.” That piece of stupidity was how the show started one morning at the beginning of the media-driven Ebola panic and is the reason I no longer watch the show.
Team Reporting by the Dallas Voice Editorial Staff It was 1981, and young gay men were beginning to die of diseases that they shouldn’t be getting, and that shouldn’t have been able to kill them, even if they did become infected. By March that year, at least eight young gay men in New York [...]
Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, according to a statement by Texas Health Resources’ Public Relations Director Wendell Watson. “Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola,” Watson said in the statement posted on the THR website. “He fought courageously in this battle. Our professionals, the doctors and [...]
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says the influx of children from Central America is a humanitarian crisis DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer “We have children who need our help now,” County Judge Clay Jenkins told Stonewall Democrats of Dallas this week, speaking at the group’s monthly meeting about the throngs of children coming into [...]
Entertainment throughout the afternoon and animals from a wallaby to a blind rescued lamb highlight this year’s event DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer In Oak Cliff, the gays plan the events, friends and neighbors pitch in, and the whole community shows up. That’s the story behind Run for the Beads. It’s how the Mardi [...]
Dallas’ new city manager has taken off running with a list of things advocates want changed at City Hall, promises to keep progress on the fast track ANNA WAUGH | News Editor Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez is a soft-spoken man who says he’s determined to use his influence in his new role to [...]