The Gay Agenda • 07-29-16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 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 guests are Amanda Robinson and Sharon Herrera; United Black […]

Jonathan’s Place

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

Earlier this year, Jonathan’s Place received Human Rights Campaign’s All Children All Families Seal of Recognition for its work with LGBT families, the first agency in Texas to achieve that certification. Jonathan’s Place runs an emergency shelter for children that have been removed from their homes and an inclusive foster care and adoption program that […]

Burlesque with a queer twist

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:30am

More than 50 performers from across Texas and the U.S. converge on Dallas this weekend for the inaugural Texas Queerlesque Festival. The event includes two main stage shows and two days of workshops, networking events and vendors. Networking and education events take place at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St., and the two showcase events will […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-22-16

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 8:05am

  ­­­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. United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black […]

GOP delegates ratify most anti-LGBT platform ever

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 8:00am

  CHRIS JOHNSON  |  Washington Blade Courtesy of National Gay Media Association CLEVELAND, Ohio — Delegates at the Republican National Convention on Monday afternoon, July 18, ratified with little opposition a party platform considered to have the most anti-LGBT language of any platform in history. As Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chair of the platform committee, […]

Nobody likes to talk about getting old

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:55am

Panelists talk about unique challenges to aging in the LGBT community DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer   Talking about getting old is difficult for anyone. In the gay community, it seems almost impossible. “Nobody likes to talk about aging except pharmaceutical companies,” said community counselor Candy Marcum. She’s one of the panelists who will […]

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 […]

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 […]

Operation Kindness: Finding homes for furry family for 40 years

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 7:45am

  From Staff Reports For many people, especially for many of us in the LGBT community, our pets are more than pets. They are our family. That’s why every July, Dallas Voice presents our “Pamper Your Pets” issue. Dallas Voice is — and for many years now, has been — pleased to partner with Operation […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-15-16

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

­­­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; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community […]