Battered, not broken

North Texas mourns for Orlando, plans for preventing a similar attack here   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer “We’ve been screaming from the top of our lungs,” Michael Dominguez said. “We’re being hunted down in the streets.” Dominguez survived an attack in Oak Lawn last October and co-founded the group SOS–Survivors Offering Support in [...]

City of Dallas celebrates Pride; Cuban donates to DPD

Mayor Mike Rawlings read a proclamation at noon today (June 15) declaring June LGBT Pride Month in Dallas and announced that Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, pledged $1 million toward Oak Lawn safety.

UPDATE: Cuban donation confirmed

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has released a statement confirming that Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban has, indeed, donated $1 million to the Dallas Police Department to help fund added security measures for the city’s LGBT community in the wake of the Sunday morning massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The money will be earmarked for [...]

DFW community gathers to mourn victims of Orlando shooting

  David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer More than 1,000 people, including half the Dallas City Council and a number of other elected officials, gathered at the new LGBT Community Center on the evening of Sunday, June 12, to mourn the 49 people killed and more than 50 injured in the shooting inside the Orlando [...]

Community unites to mourn

More than 1,000 people, including half the Dallas City Council and a number of other elected officials, gathered at the new LGBT Community Center this evening (June 12) to mourn the 50 people killed in a gay nightclub in Orlando earlier today. More than 1,000 people, including half the Dallas City Council and a number of other elected officials, gathered at the new LGBT Community Center this evening (June 12) to mourn the 50 people killed in a gay nightclub in Orlando earlier today.

The Gay Agenda • 06-10-16

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The Gay Agenda • 06-03-16

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The Gay Agenda • 05-27-16

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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.