Ya dig?

Posted on 21 Apr 2017 at 6:15am

Plant whisperer Kato Crow dishes the (composted) dirt on gardening in North Texas A month into spring, you and your lawn are waking up from winter funk. Time now to dig into reviving your greenery. We asked certified nursery professional and self-described “Dallas plant geek” Kato Crow for her best tips for making your garden grow. […]

Lighten up!

Posted on 21 Apr 2017 at 6:00am

Interior designer Doniphan Moore shares his 17 fave ways to let the sun shine in Whatever your budget for decorating, there are plenty of quick, simple ways to brighten your rooms for spring and summer without spending a lot. Dallas-based interior designer Doniphan Moore, whose elegant, nature-inspired design aesthetic works in sprawling mansions or high-rise […]

Teaching the teachers

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 7:15am

Graduate program focused on creating better teachers in urban classrooms is reaching out to LGBT recruits   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor At a time when the public education system appears to be at a crossroads, one organization is working to create career teachers who are better equipped to meet the challenges of teaching in […]

LGBT needs assessment getting underway

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 7:00am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Texas Pride Impact Funds has contracted with sociologists at University of Texas Dallas to do a statewide needs assessment of services for the LGBT community. Dr. Richard Scotch is heading that study. “As far as we know, this is the first statewide LGBT needs assessment ever conducted,” said […]

Abounding Prosperity receives $1.7 million grant

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 6:45am

The funds will allow agency to continue HIV testing in Texas’ hardest hit community   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Abounding Prosperity has received a $1.7 million grant to serve the health needs of black gay and bisexual men and transwomen through its testing and screening clinic […]

The Wedding planner

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 6:30am

Del Shores revisits the residents of Winters, Texas, in his timely — and hilarious — ‘A Very Sordid Wedding’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Del Shores hops into his rental car, pops in a CD of Brandy Clark, and rushes from the Design District to Oak Cliff for a meeting with a potential […]

Life in the in-between

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 6:15am

Zo Pryor, a teenaged, self-identified genderqueer actor, casts in doubt the privileges of ‘Straight White Men’ JONANNA WIDNER  | Contributing Writer jonanna.widner@gmail.com Ever-so-slowly, the world is changing when it comes to its transgender — as well as its “non-binary” — population. Obviously, we are far from an ideal state. Change can be agonizingly slow. But […]

My mean, lean Greek tragedy

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 6:00am

DTC’s outdoor vision of ‘Electra’ The first thing you hear in Dallas Theater Center’s new adaptation of Electra is breath panting in your ear. It comes as a shock — so intimate, so real. The DTC has supplied every patron with headphones, which brings every word conspiratorially into your brain. It’s a practical device — […]

The fit and the furious

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 7:15am

Trans man Angel Martinez plans to make his mark in the world of CrossFit, and be an example for others   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Angel Martinez’s resume already included a 2006 boxing championship and a 2016 CrossFit championship going into the WOD — Workout of the Day — CrossFit couple’s competition in February. […]

March for immigration reform set Sunday in Dallas

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 7:00am

Event includes strong LGBT representation with Rainbow LULAC members on the planning committee and CoH pastor on the speakers list   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Organizers of the Sunday, April 9 Mega March in downtown Dallas are calling for immigration reform and an end to aggressive deportation efforts that have separated families in […]