EDITOR’S NOTE: Our 2013 candidate questionnaire was distributed to all candidates who filed to run in Dallas City Council races. Sixteen candidates in seven races responded. Their complete answers are published below and in the Friday, April 26 edition of Dallas Voice. Questionnaire (3pages)
Grace McFerrin to receive Crystal Hope Award at Bloomin’ Ball ANNA WAUGH | News Editor Grace McFerrin’s volunteer work with AIDS Interfaith Network over the last 20 years has improved the way her church views the disease — and given her strength to fight cancer. McFerrin began volunteering with AIDS Interfaith Network’s Care Team in [...]
HELPING HOMELESS TEENS | The Rev. Dr. Jo Hudson, senior pastor of Cathedral of Hope, far left, and Yadi Martinez, minister for mission and youth at the church, far right, present a check for $2,000 to Zach Bartush, volunteer and special projects coordinator, and Judy Wright, vice president for external affairs, of Promise House, a Dallas [...]
Legislatures in Illinois, Rhode Island on track for final votes this month; one-third of Americans may soon live where gay nuptials are legal LISA KEEN | Keen News Service The race to become the 10th marriage-equality state just got more interesting, as both the Illinois and Rhode Island legislatures are on track to take final votes [...]
Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling could mean married gay couples file jointly next year — or maybe not, depending on where they live David TAFFET | Staff Writer Gilbert Castillo and his partner Jon Chester, who have been together for more than 20 years, own Sterling’s Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Like most LGBT people, Castillo and [...]
Army assistant Amanda Simpson, nation’s 1st transgender presidential appointee, quietly fights for equality in the halls of the Pentagon DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer When “don’t ask, don’t tell” was repealed, gays, lesbians and bisexuals became eligible to serve openly in the military. Transgender people still cannot. But since 2011, trans woman Amanda Simpson has [...]
An Oak Lawn health fair and carnival Saturday will bring North and South Dallas together for health screenings and vaccines.
“One Voice” will be the theme for the 32nd annual Black Tie Dinner, organizers announced Thursday night at a Launch Party at T & P Station in Fort Worth.
LGBT legal experts believe majority on Supreme Court will find law unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court took the marriage equality issue on a roller coaster ride Tuesday as it heard almost 90 minutes of argument in the case testing the constitutionality of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.