Pet of the Week • 05-19-17

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 8:00am

  Meet Varkosha, a 4-year-old, male black-and-white domestic longhair mix with the coolest lion’s mane haircut. He was surrendered to the SPCA of Texas on April 14 because his previous owner had landlord/insurance issues. He is a total sweetheart and super affectionate. He loves being petted all over, sitting in your lap and being held. […]

Obituaries • 05-19-17 • Roger Patrick Meacham, Shaun M. Bartlett

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 7:55am

  Roger Patrick Meacham, born on Oct. 13, 1937 in White Rock, S.D., passed away May 3 in Dallas, with his partner and friends at his side. Roger was raised in Challis, Idaho, the son of the late George M. and Velma Hill Cadopyed. He attended Idaho State University and majored in stage and drama, […]

The Gay Agenda • 05-19-17

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 7:50am

  Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at 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. ; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the […]

Pritchett, Locken to emcee Evening of Hope

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 7:00am

  Brad Pritchett with Dallas Theater Center and DVtv and Real Housewives of Dallas star LeeAnne Locken are emcees for the 2017 Evening of Hope: Be The Cure, AIDS Outreach Center’s annual fundraising gala. Pritchett this week said he is thrilled to be participating in the gala. “When AIDS Outreach Center reached out to me […]

Nevada outlaws so-called conversion therapy

Posted on 17 May 2017 at 2:03pm

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed SB201 into law today (May 17), putting an end to the fraudulent, harmful and unscientific practice of so-called “conversion therapy” in the state for LGBTQ youth.

DGLA-PAC makes runoff endorsements

Posted on 17 May 2017 at 9:18am

The Dallas Gay and Lesbian Political Action Committee announced its candidates for Dallas City Council run-off elections in three races where no candidate reached 50 percent of the total voters in their districts during the May 6 general election.

TBRU 2017: Calling all bears

Posted on 12 May 2017 at 11:15am

  Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Bigger and better. Those are the key words for Texas Bear Roundup 2017, which kicks off on Thursday, May 18, with registration, the Military Ball and uniform contest and more. This year for the first time, TBRU has one host hotel — the Hyatt Regency Downtown — large enough […]

AIDS Services Dallas turns 30

Posted on 12 May 2017 at 11:00am

After a rough start, ASD has provided housing for thousands   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer AIDS Services of Dallas marks its 30th anniversary with its Founders Day commemoration in the garden of Revlon Apartments today (Friday, May 12). CEO Don Maison sat down recently to talk about the agency’s rocky beginnings as ASD […]

Daily Show creator appearing in Fort Worth

Posted on 12 May 2017 at 7:30am

  Lizz Winstead with two of her fellow Lady Parts Justice League comedians will be in Fort Worth on Thursday, May 18, volunteering at the Whole Women’s Health clinic and performing that night at the Ridglea Room. Lizz Winstead was a comedian specializing in political humor when she moved to New York City and got […]

Pet of the week • 05-12-17

Posted on 12 May 2017 at 7:25am

Meet Moyet, a 3-year-old, brindle pit bull mix weighing 52 pounds, and with a darling personality. She came to the SPCA of Texas on Feb. 18 when she was rescued by an animal cruelty investigator. She loves going on walks and adores being petted even more. She’s a total sweetheart, and a pro at snuggling. […]