Time to Thrive comes to DFW

Posted on 05 Feb 2016 at 7:55am

Third annual conference provides workshops for supporting LGBT youth   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer The Time to Thrive conference may be best known as the event where actress Ellen Page came out as a lesbian in 2014. But the conference, only in its third year, has also become a leading national gathering for educators [...]

Good news, bad news

Posted on 05 Feb 2016 at 7:45am

HIV diagnoses decreasing among African-Americans, but black gay men still 3 times more likely to be infected as white gay men   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer HIV diagnoses among African-Americans have been decreasing over the past 10 years. That’s the good news. The bad news is that statistics show African-American gay men are [...]

The Gay Agenda • 02-05-16

Posted on 05 Feb 2016 at 7:35am

Have an event coming up? Email yourinformation to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. FEBRUARY • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. Community counselor Candy Marcum is this week’s guest; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community [...]

Obituaries • 01.29.16

Posted on 29 Jan 2016 at 7:35am

Noberto “Bert” Casanova, 54, died Jan. 7 at his home in Dallas. He was born Sept. 23, 1961 in Crosbyton, Texas, to Jesus and Margarita Flores Casanova. He graduated from Crosbyton High School and attended Angelo State University and Texas Tech University. He worked in the finance industry for 22 years and for the last [...]

Poll: LGBT issues important to Iowa caucus voters

Posted on 22 Jan 2016 at 8:00am

  Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com LGBT issues have come up relatively little so far in the current presidential primary campaigns. But a poll out of Iowa last week says such issues do have an important influence in who likely caucus goers will choose to support. The first crucial voting begins Feb. 1 [...]

The Gay Agenda • 01-22-16

Posted on 22 Jan 2016 at 7:35am

Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. JANUARY • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. Councilman Philip Kingston is this week’s guest; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community [...]

Pet of the week • 01.15.16

Posted on 15 Jan 2016 at 7:55am

Mimi is a domestic longhair mix looking for the purrfect place to call home. At 7 years old and about 13 pounds, Mimi is ridiculously sweet and spirited. She loves to lay in your lap, give head butts and be rubbed. Her adoption fee is $135. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, [...]

The Gay Agenda • 01.15.16

Posted on 15 Jan 2016 at 7:50am

Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. JANUARY • 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 at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of [...]

Round-Up Saloon hosts self-defense workshop

Posted on 08 Jan 2016 at 7:45am

In the wake of the recent rash of violet attacks in the gayborhood, Chuck Gary and David Downing return to the Round-Up Saloon on Jan. 17 to once again offer a workshop in self-defense.

Changes in the gayborhood

Posted on 08 Jan 2016 at 7:40am

New restaurants are opening, a lot remains vacant, one bar may be forced to close and another may not lose its lease   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Expect an empty field, at least two new restaurants and maybe a new bar along Cedar Springs Road in 2016. Kroger may face some stiff competition [...]