Pet of the Week • 03-31-17

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 7:50am

  General Patton reporting for duty — the duty of love, that is! Patton is a friendly, 2-year-old domestic shorthair mix with orange tabby striped fur. So far, his life has been a bit of a wild ride, but he’d love for the next thing he conquers to be a home of his very own. […]

Obituary • 03-31-17 • Chris Allen Liston

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 7:45am

Chris Allen Liston passed away peacefully on Feb. 6, 2017, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Garland, with his partner of 32 years, Terence Avendt, by his side. Born Jan. 15, 1957, Chris was originally from Pt. Marion, Penn. He moved to the Dallas area in 1979. Chris was a very kind and gentle […]

Gay Agenda • 03-31-17

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 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 […]

Bathroom bill awaits House hearing

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 at 7:00am

Despite opposition from Republican brass, bathroom brawlers refuse to let down   James Russell  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com Despite opposition from Republican brass, bathroom brawlers refuse to let down James Russell  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com Two remarkable things happened at the Texas Capitol this week. On Tuesday, March 29, Speaker of the House Joe Straus, […]

Obituary • 03-24-17

Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 7:40am

Craig Howard Quinonez passed away peacefully after a brave but short battle with cancer on Thursday, March 16, 2017. He was fortunate enough to be surrounded by his family and friends in his final days. Craig was born on May 25, 1967, in Torrence, Calif., and moved to Dallas in 1992.  He was a great […]

The gay agenda • 03-24-17

Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 7:35am

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 […]

Showing respect for the dead, even when the family doesn’t

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 9:20am

As possibly the only transgender funeral director in the area, Scottlynd Cosgrove  would like others in his field to learn what’s appropriate when dealing with a trans body   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer As far as Scottlynd Cosgrove can tell, he’s the only licensed embalmer and funeral home director who has transitioned. And […]

A new kind of candidate

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 9:15am

Congressional candidate Danielle Pellet looks for ways to untangle political issues that will solve several problems at once   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor For most people, the issues facing the U.S. today seem as difficult as a Gordian knot. But Danielle Pellet says the trick to unraveling the knot is recognizing that seemingly unrelated […]

Equality rights vs. religious liberty

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 9:10am

LGBT advocates worry that SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch will fall on the wrong side of that line   Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The big question for the LGBT community over the next week is not so much whether President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court will be confirmed; he almost certainly will […]

Sean Baugh: Servant leader

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 9:05am

His humble approach to leadership is what attracts people to the chorale’s talented conductor   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Turtle Creek Chorale Artistic Director Sean Baugh isn’t the larger-than-life figure one of his predecessors was. Those who work with him at the chorale and at Cathedral of Hope, where he serves as associate […]