Lose that tie

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 6:45am

Annual No Tie fundraiser for ASD is Saturday   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer No Tie Dinner started a dozen years ago with the idea that it would be much less formal than Black Tie Dinner and much easier to stage. What’s developed is a huge silent auction and desert party that begins with […]

Let me sing you a story

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 6:30am

Tony-winning Fort Worth native Betty Buckley has a hit film and a new CD — both thrills for her devoted fans ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com I pop Story Songs, the new CD by Broadway legend (and Fort Worth gal) Betty Buckley, into my disc player, and the album starts out as expected. The […]

Where in the World Is Carmen Carrera?

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 6:15am

The ex-Drag Racer is now a trans woman on a mission to transform minds Carmen Carrera calls herself a “changed” person after competing on the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2011. Following her stint on the show, the Puerto Rican-Peruvian model transitioned from male to female and now uses her own experience as […]

You up for a poké?

Posted on 07 Apr 2017 at 6:00am

Rice bowls have gone Hawaiian, and Oak Lawn’s Poké Bop is on-trend

7th Circuit: Title VII prohibits anti-LGBT bias in employment

Posted on 05 Apr 2017 at 10:38am

  Ruling by full panel overturns 7th Circuit’s previous decisions Lisa Keen | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com For the first time ever, a federal appeals court has ruled that a federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in employment also prohibits sexual orientation discrimination. In an 8-to-3 decision handed down Tuesday, April 4, the 7th Circuit U.S. […]

Launching ‘Pride’

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 7:00am

Tavern Guild unveiling revamped DallasPride.org website on Saturday   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Dallas Tavern Guild,  the association of LGBT bar owners that puts on Dallas’ annual LGBT Pride celebration — the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade and the Festival in the Park — is launching the newly-remodeled DallasPride.org website this weekend, making all […]

PrEParing to make a difference

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 6:45am

Resource Center launching new PrEP clinic on Tuesday, hoping to stem the HIV infection rate   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The best way to fight HIV is to keep individuals from ever contracting the virus. That’s the idea behind PrEP — pre-exposure prophylaxis. And that’s why Resource Center is launching a new PrEP Clinic. […]

Let’s hear it for the allies • Kathy Griffin

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 6:30am

Comedian Kathy Griffin is a straight woman who have made huge steps standing up for gay rights — and have been recognized as such with recent awards. We sat down with her to discuss her art and activism in the time of Trump  Of course Kathy Griffin’s manager asks if our conversation is being recorded — have you […]

Let’s hear it for the allies • LeAnn Rimes

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 6:15am

Singer LeAnn rimes is a straight woman who have made huge steps standing up for gay rights — and have been recognized as such with recent awards. We sat down with her to discuss her art and activism in the time of Trump     The moonlight can wait — LeAnn Rimes is busy fighting for […]

We are family

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 6:00am

Love takes many shapes in ‘It Shoulda Been You’ and ‘Kinky Boots’   It’s a wedding nobody seems to be glad about except the happy couple. Jenny (Jodi C. Wright), the plump, dour older sister of the bride, Rebecca (Katie Moyes Williams), is stressed with helping plan the wedding, while their mother Judy (Linda Leonard) […]