Coalition holds second conference on aging

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:15am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Since its first conference last year, the Coalition for LGBT Aging has been working to improve existing services in North Texas, helping make them more LGBT-friendly. “We’re not going to duplicate services,” Coalition founder Cannon Flowers said, reiterating that the goal is to make what’s already out there […]

FWISD releases revised trans guidelines

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:00am

As school officials talk about a reasonable compromise, anti-trans forces claim victory James Russell | Contributing Writer Officials with the Fort Worth school district  released a revised version of the transgender student guidelines on Wednesday, July 20, after three months of revisions and scrutiny from opponents. The guidelines first issued in April were a […]

Cox joins CoH’s Hall of Heroes

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:45am

Resource Center CEO will receive the Hero of Hope award during the church’s morning services on Sunday   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Inside the Cathedral of Hope, there is an area they call the Hall of Heroes. Therein hang more than 25 portraits of men and women who have, through the years, been leaders […]

AB fabulous

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

Sexy, smart ‘Cha Cha Bitch’ sensation AB Soto makes his Dallas debut at Down To Float 2 You might not expect a musician best known for two-stepping in a hot-pink Bedazzled tuxedo in Cuban heels to have a subversive philosophy about the essence of masculinity and Latin stereotypes, but that’s just because you’ve never talked […]

The great Caruso

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

Former Dallas diva — and current New York celeb emcee — Jim Caruso returns to his old stompin’ ground for the inaugural Dallas Cabaret Festival ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor For more than 25 years, Jim Caruso has called New York home — performing at the famed Carlyle, serving as backup for Liza Minnelli the […]

Booze ’em buddies

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Patsy & Edina, aka Joanna & Jennifer, are back together, and still ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer Do I hear the pop of a champagne cork, darling? It’s been nearly 24 years since the BBC television series Absolutely Fabulous premiered as a testament to the hedonism of its era. Both Edina Monsoon […]

‘Gays for Trump’ make case for anti-Islamic policies

Posted on 20 Jul 2016 at 12:10pm

Milo Yiannopoulos appears at event after being banned from Twitter   CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade Courtesy of National Gay Media Association CLEVELAND — Rallying attendees before posters of scantily clad young men in “Make America Great Again” hats, speakers at a “Gays for Trump” party on Tuesday night, July 19, urged LGBT people to […]

Day 2: GOP subtly seeks LGBT support through Orlando, gun rights

Posted on 20 Jul 2016 at 12:08pm

NRA official pledges to protect gun rights regardless of ‘race, religion or sexual orientation’   CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade Courtesy of National Gay Media Association CLEVELAND — Amid attacks impugning Hillary Clinton’s character and calls for her incarceration, Republicans on the second night of the GOP national convention subtly sought to obtain LGBT support […]

Preparing, protesting, prejudice

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 7:15am

As the North Texas LGBT community prepares for Pride, protestors in Orlando call for gun control, and lawmakers in D.C. hold hearings on anti-gay bills   David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer As families, fellow officers and government leaders gathered Tuesday, July 12, in Dallas for a memorial service honoring the one DART Police and […]

On your mark … get set … Pokemon GO!

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

The phenomenon is more than a series of annoying Facebook posts from phone-obsessed wanderers — it’s an insight into the millennial Zeitgeist CHAKA CUMBERBATCH Contributing Writer If you’re in your mid-to-late 20s — or possibly even your early 30s … or just a total nerd — it’s safe to assume that your Facebook newsfeed […]