Briefs • 04-08-16

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 8:10am

10th FashionCITED is April 22 The 10th annual FashionCITED, a fundraising event for Legal Hospice of Texas, is set for Friday, April 22, from 8-11 p.m. at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Tickets are $60, available online at mkt.com/legal-hospice-of-texas. This year’s theme is “To Spy or Not to Spy.” FashionCITED began as a “thank you” [...]

Black Tie Dinner unveils 2016 beneficiaries

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 8:05am

Black Tie Dinner revealed this year’s 16 local beneficiaries at an announcement party Thursday, April 7 in Fort Worth. This year’s beneficiaries include AIDS Interfaith Network, AIDS Outreach Center, AIDS Services of Dallas, Cathedral of Hope, Celebration Community Church, Congregation Beth El Binah, Equality Texas Foundation, Lambda Legal, Legacy Counseling Center, Legal Hospice of Texas, [...]

The Gay Agenda • 04-08-16

Posted on 08 Apr 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. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guests are Carter and Espy Brown of Black Trans Advocacy; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS [...]

Gay man attacked inside strip club

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 7:40am

Victim claims waiter broke his jaw, assailants yelled anti-gay slurs DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Cory Weddington said that he and his two female friends had been inside a North Dallas strip club for only a few minutes on Friday night, April 1, when he was attacked by a waiter and security personnel, [...]

The Gay Agenda • 04-01-16

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:45am

  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. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is Jennifer Maddox from Jonathan’s Place; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in [...]

String of violent crimes prompts new Arlington initiative

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

Two of three of gay man’s attackers arrested   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson formed a city-wide task force late last month to address the uptick of violent attacks in the city, including a March 6 attack that left a gay man in a lot of pain and with a [...]

Community heroes

Posted on 28 Mar 2016 at 7:15am

The Turtle Creek Chorale honors six groups at its next concert that includes music commissioned by The Tyler Clementi Foundation   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer When the Turtle Creek Chorale performs Tyler’s Suite, commissioned by The Tyler Clementi Foundation, as part of its upcoming Heroes concert, TCC will also honor six local organizations [...]

GALA names new board members

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 7:40am

North Texas Gay & Lesbian Alliance (GALA) recently elected two new members to its board of directors and elected a new slate of officers. According to a statement, those new officers and board members bring experience, diversity and passion to the organization, which is committed to celebrating diversity and enhancing equality LGBT North Texans in [...]

Mantooth named Voice’s advertising director

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 7:30am

Chad Mantooth has been named advertising director of Dallas Voice, Dallas Voice and Voice Publishing co-owners Leo Cusimano and Terry Thompson announced this week. Mantooth’s promotion becomes effective April 1. Mantooth began working for Dallas Voice as an account manager in January 2012. He was promoted to associate advertising director in April 2013. “If you [...]

The Gay Agenda • 03-25-16

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 7:20am

  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. MARCH • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with marriage and family therapist  guest Damon L. Jacobs discussing PreP; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS [...]