The Gay Agenda • 05-27-16

­­­Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is Wesley Davidson, author of When Your [...]

The Gay Agenda • 05.20.16

­­­Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is Stonewall President Jay Narey; United Black [...]

eXXXotica plans to return to the Kay Bailey Hutchison

The Dallas Convention Center, unlike the former senator it’s named after, can’t discriminate. So it looks like eXXXotica is coming back to Dallas.

The top stories of 2015 — Crime wave sweeps through Oak Lawn

  Attacks in Oak Lawn have been dominating headlines since Sept. 20, the day of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, when a gay man was beaten with a baseball bat, kidnapped and then left for dead in the street. Blake Rasnake said his attackers called him fag as they beat him and dragged him [...]

Where do we stand? Where do we go? How do we get there?

  After the recent attacks in Oak Lawn, let’s take this moment to assess where we are, how we got here and where we want to be. A dozen violent attacks on gay men constitutes a security crisis in Cedar Springs, but long before we reached that number, Dallas Voice and other media had alerted [...]

Mad as hell

Oak Lawn goes on lockdown patrol as community demands protection while searching for long term solutions   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer When Geoffrey Hubbard was attacked on Thursday, Nov. 19 as he walked home from work at Cedar Springs Tap House, the community reacted in a way that it hadn’t after other recent [...]

Despite concern from SMU professor, Jeffress is no longer a media darling

An opinion piece in the Dallas Morning News today about our favorite Dallas pastor and Fox News commentator, Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church. The article, “SMU religion professor: ‘Hate speech’ coming from First Baptist’s Jeffress will hurt Dallas,” centers on comments by Robert Hunt, director of global theological education at SMU’s Perkins School of Theology and the director of its Center for Evangelism and Missional Church Studies.

Protesters at DPD HQ demand continued police presence in Oak Lawn

About 100 protesters gathered outside Dallas Police headquarters in The Cedars on Sunday, Nov. 22 to demand continued visible police presence in Oak Lawn.

Friday night in the gayborhood: The mayor, police make their presence known

After an assault on Thursday night, Nov. 19, made Geoffrey Hubbard the 12th person attacked in Oak Lawn since Sept. 1, Dallas police announced a plan for increasing police presence in the gayborhood to try to stem the rash of violence. As these photos from Dallas Voice Associate Advertising Manager Chad Mantooth show, Dallas police [...]

Black Tie Dinner: The Evening in Photos, Part 1

This is the first of two posts of photos from the 2015 Black Tie Dinner, held Saturday night, Nov. 14, at Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The fundraiser featured speeches by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Kuchling Award winner Melissa Grove, marriage plaintiff Jim Obergefell, E! Entertainment Vice President Jim Olde, a representative of [...]