After Obergefell, the battle heads toward states’ rights in Texas Lege

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 8:00am

Nullification battles were echoes from last session   JAMES RUSSELL  | Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com Ahead of last year’s Obergefell decision legalizing same-sex marriage, state Rep. Cecil Bell, R-Magnolia, filed a slew of bills blocking enforcement of the pending decision. One of Bell’s bills was expected to pass. The Preservation and Sovereignty of Marriage Act, as […]

Pet of the week • 12-02-16

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

Grady is a two month old male Rottweiler hound who already weighs 12 pounds. This adorable little dog needs a loving forever home. Come visit us at Operation Kindness where you can find your new best friend. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-02-16

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 7:45am

  ­­­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 Ashley Lind, CEO of Promise House; […]

C.U.R.E. honors long-time community activists

Posted on 25 Nov 2016 at 7:50am

DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer C.U.R.E., the Collin County-based HIV prevention and education organization, will honor three community members for their years of work fighting HIV/AIDS at a World AIDS Day event in Richardson on Thursday, Dec. 1. Chris Bengston and Marvin Green will receive the Open Heart Award and James A. Lester will […]

Pet of the week • 11-25-16

Posted on 25 Nov 2016 at 7:45am

Big Girl is a gorgeous dilute brindle female pit mix aptly who will be spending her second Christmas in a boarding facility unless she can find her forever home soon. Big Girl is super people social — she loves anyone and everyone, men, women, people of any age. But she also wants to be a […]

The Gay Agenda • 11-25-16

Posted on 25 Nov 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. This week’s guests Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs from the Teddy […]

Pet of the week • 11-18-16

Posted on 18 Nov 2016 at 7:45am

is a 2-month-old blue tabby. He is sweet and outgoing and looking for a family to call his own. You can meet Houston in person at the Duncanville PetSmart. For information on adopting a cat or a dog from the SPCA of Texas, visit SPCA.org or go to one of the SPCA’s adoption events, like […]

The Gay Agenda • 11-18-16

Posted on 18 Nov 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. This week’s guests are from the LGBT Aging Coalition; United Black […]

Black Tie distributes largest total in 9 years

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 8:15am

  From Staff Reports Black Tie Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10, distributed $1,245,000 to 16 local beneficiaries and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation during a reception at the Fairmount Dallas Hotel. The Black Tie board also unveiled a new logo for the annual fundraiser and announced that BBVA Compass will be presenting sponsor for the […]

Some bright spots in Texas

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 8:00am

Lesbian office holders retained their positions and Democrats made a few gains DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer While Democrats nationally had a much poorer than expected election night, locally there were some bright spots. • Dallas County voters gave Sheriff Lupe Valdez 57 percent of the vote for her fourth, and possibly final, term […]