Illuminating the best part of us

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:30am

Grand Marshal Todd Maria uses rugby as a vehicle for serving the LGBT community   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor For Todd Maria, being chosen as grand marshal of the 2016 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade was a huge surprise, and an honor that has made him even more determined than before to contribute to […]

Striving to be a model of integrity

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:28am

Grand Marshal Burke Burnett is building a legacy for his sons Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor For Burke Burnett, just being nominated as grand marshal of the 2016 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade was “amazing.” But to actually have been chosen by a community vote to be grand marshal was […]

Voting while trans

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:25am

Even after voter ID law changes, transgender people still face barriers in casting their ballots   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com On July 20, a federal appeals court struck down parts of Texas’ stringent voter identification law after a multi-year legal battle regarding its constitutionality. The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in […]

Davis to keynote Spirit of Texas brunch

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:20am

From Staff Reports Former Texas Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will be the featured speaker at Equality Texas’ 10th annual Spirit of Texas brunch and awards presentation set for Sunday, Sept. 25 in San Antonio. Davis spent nine years on the Fort Worth City Council before representing District 10 in the Texas Senate […]

The Gay Agenda • 09-16-16

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:10am

­­­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. The Gay Agenda • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Christopher Soden and Logen […]

Fins to the left, fins to the right

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 7:50am

Pipeline Angels helps trans and non-binary women navigate the shark- infested waters of entrepreneurship   Leslie McMurray  |  Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com If I may borrow from Jimmy Buffett, it ain’t easy swimming with sharks. I’m speaking of the kind of sharks you find on Wall Street, in banks or even on the TV show Shark […]

Obituary • 09-19-16

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 7:40am

Danny Glenn Harborth, 52, passed away on Aug. 31. Danny served in the U.S. Army for four years. His most recent position was as porter at Bowser Oaks. He had also worked at Petland, Cityvet and Pappadeaux. He always saw the good in everybody he met. He loved caring for injured animals and once rescued […]

The Gay Agenda • 09-09-16

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 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. United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black […]

McKinney is home to North Texas Pride

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 6:45am

More than 2,000 expected for Collin County’s largest LGBTevent of the year   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The 6th annual North Texas Pride is slated for Saturday, Sept. 10 in McKinney, and North Texas Pride Committee member Morris Garcia said this year’s even should be bigger and better than ever. “We started this event […]

BUSINESS BRIEF: Dallas attorney Caleb Patterson

Posted on 02 Sep 2016 at 8:05am

Dallas attorney Caleb Patterson recently announced the formation of his own law firm, Patterson Law Firm, PLLC, and noted that he will be focusing on transactional matters in the field of family and estate planning, employment law, small businesses and LGBT issues. Patterson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas Law School in […]