Not your grandma’s wedding expo

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:45am

Tammye Nash | Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com These days, bridal expos are a dime a dozen. But the third annual Wedding Party and Expo, taking place Sunday afternoon, July 23, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, ain’t your grandma’s show. This is an LGBT community event, created and presented by Dallas Voice, so expect a wedding expo […]

Pet of the Week • 07-21-17

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:40am

  Meet Leroy, a 9-year-old black-and-white border collie mix weighing 87 pounds. A staff and volunteer favorite, Leroy is a gentle giant and just the sweetest boy ever. He walks well on a leash, rides great in the car and as long as you take him out regularly, he does all his business outside. He […]

Obiturary • 07-21-17 • Lee Covington

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:35am

Robert Lee Covington Jr., 54, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., entered into the life eternal on Friday, July 7, 2017. Lee was born on Sept. 1, 1962, to Robert Lee “Skip” Covington Sr. and Anita McFarlin Covington of Jonesboro, Ark. He was raised as a member of First Christian Church and graduated from Jonesboro High School […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-21-17

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:30am

  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. This week’s guest is David Collins, author of Accidental Activists […]

Gay Agenda • 07-14-17

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:50am

  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. This week’s guest is congressional candidate Lorie Burch; United Black […]

Pet of the week • 07-14-17

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:50am

  Meet Chloe, a 3-year-old domestic short hair mix tortoiseshell who weighs 9 pounds. She’s a shy lady hoping to find a home with patient people. She loves playing with dangling toys and chasing toys and balls, and she really likes cuddling. Though she can be particular about the way she likes to be held, […]

Investigation continues into Covington murder

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:30am

Executive assistant to CoH pastor was known as courteous, fair and always trusted DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Lee Covington, 54, was found dead in his condo by a friend late Friday afternoon, July 7. Covington was executive assistant to the Rev. Neil Cazares-Thomas at Cathedral of Hope, and had worked for the […]

Grand marshal voting now open

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:25am

2 audition dates set for the  Pride Festival community stage DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Nominations for grand marshals of the 2017 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade have closed, and voting has begun to narrow the field of six finalists down to two. Online voting runs through Aug. 4 at DallasPride.org. Dallas Tavern […]

Pride in México City

Posted on 07 Jul 2017 at 7:50am

About 500,000 attend 39th Pride march in capitol city Jesus Chairez | Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com MÉXICO CITY — The México City LGBTTTI (Lésbico, Gay, Bisexual, Transgénero, Travesti, Transexual e Intersexual) community kicked off its XXXIX Pride march on Saturday, June 24, marching down the city’s main avenue, Paseo de la Reforma, which runs through the […]

Pet of the Week • 07-07-17

Posted on 07 Jul 2017 at 7:45am

  Meet Canelo, a laid back 4-year-old Shepherd mix with a red-and-black coat and an affinity for gentle strokes. He prefers to keep watch outside and would love a home where he can go in and out as he pleases. He does need a tall, sturdy fence, though, since he tends to test his boundaries […]