Obituary • 05-27-16

Posted on 27 May 2016 at 7:30am

After a fearless five-year battle with cancer, Patricia Leah “Pat” Gamble, 59, passed away on May 5, 2016 in Dallas, surrounded by family and friends. Pat was born Feb. 17, 1957 in Abilene, Texas. She is survived by her wife, Susan Maiden. Pat and Susan were committed life partners for more than 31 years and […]

The Gay Agenda • 05-27-16

Posted on 27 May 2016 at 7:25am

­­­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 with this week’s guest is Wesley Davidson, author of When Your […]

Pet of the week • 05-27-16

Posted on 27 May 2016 at 7:20am

  Suga is a feisty, clever headstrong tabby cat about 4 years old and 14 pounds. She is overweight and needs a home that will help her continue working to reach a healthy weight. She should do well with dogs and other cats, but is recommended for a home where any children are over 12. […]

“Bro jobs” and what it means to be gay

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 8:10am

Arecent article talking about the “bro job” — a sex act between heterosexual men — has me questioning the whole sexuality alphabet soup we live in. LGBTQAAI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, allies, intersex), etc., seems to be getting a bit awkward, and perhaps someday soon we will just refer to people as “people.” […]

Stonewall turns 20

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 8:05am

Founded to support one particular LGBT community hero’s reelection, Stonewall has grown into a political powerhouse DAVID TAFFET |  MSenior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Michael Milliken, one of the four founders of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, credits Log Cabin Republicans for the founding of the group. Log Cabin was supporting a candidate running against state Rep. […]

Pet of the week • 05.20.16

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 8:00am

Hank is a big strong boy and very vocal. Because hounds have loud barks, Hank won’t be a good fit for apartment living. He also needs a home with no children under 6. He knows several tricks already and is a fast learner eager for to learn more. He will benefit from crate training. Other […]

The Gay Agenda • 05.20.16

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 7:55am

­­­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 with this week’s guest is Stonewall President Jay Narey; United Black […]

Lives in the balance

Posted on 17 May 2016 at 2:42pm

Death of local trans musician makes the cost of hate obvious Back in 1986, Jackson Browne released an anti-war song called “Lives In The Balance.” The lyrics of that 30-year-old song ring just as true today in the fight for transgender equality as they did in ’86 when the Iran-Contra scandal was coming to light: […]

Headed for IML

Posted on 13 May 2016 at 8:20am

Eddie Sherbert of Dallas, the current Mr. Texas Leather and Mr. Hidden Door titleholder, will be traveling to Chicago over the Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-31, to compete in the International Mr. Leather contest. Sherbert’s win at Mr. Texas Leather in February qualified him to compete for the 2017 IML title. But because the 2015 […]

Dallas Voice celebrates 32 years

Posted on 13 May 2016 at 8:15am

  Dallas Voice founder Don Ritz wrote the lead story in the first issue of Dallas Voice, printed 32 years ago on May 11, 1984. it Was about the Dallas Gay Political Coalition, the political action committee of Dallas Gay Alliance, that had endorsed John Vance for Dallas County sheriff and Lloyd Doggett for the […]