The Gay Agenda • 06-02-17

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 7:20am

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. This week’s guests are Laura Erickson-Schroth and Laura A. Jacobs authors […]

Pet of the Week 05-26-17

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:40am

  Meet Minnie, a 2-year-old, black-and-white pit bull mix weighing 38 pounds. She’s a petite little lady who loves to give kisses and enjoys lots of belly rubs. She’s also a pretty amazing athlete who likes playing with toys, going for runs and sleeping next you once she’s all tuckered out. She gets along with […]

Obiturary • 05-26-17 • Peggy Drury

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:35am

  Peggy Drury, age 62, passed away May 11, 2017, in Dallas, with her family and close friends by her side, after courageously and gracefully living with cancer over the past several years. Born on March 9, 1955, in Dallas, Peggy was the daughter of Bryant (Bill) and Velma Lou Drury. She grew up in […]

Gay Agenda • 05-26-17

Posted on 26 May 2017 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. This week’s guest is Josh Cogan from Outlast Youth; United […]

Let’s hear it for Gloria’s restaurants!

Posted on 22 May 2017 at 2:59pm

Earlier today, during a conversation with Dallas Voice Distribution Manager Linda Depriter, she told me that she had been told about a year-and-a-half ago to remove Dallas Voice newspaper racks from the Gloria’s restaurants on Lemmon Avenue and in the Bishop Arts neighborhood. She said the managers at those two locations told her they didn’t […]

Queens post office named for PFLAG founders

Posted on 22 May 2017 at 2:24pm

Jeanne and Jules Manford had a son named Morty who was gay and a member of New York’s Gay Activists Alliance. When Morty protested coverage of the gay community at a dinner attended by reporters and politicians, he was beaten up by Michael J. Maye, the president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association.

House passes ‘bathroom bill’ as an amendment

Posted on 21 May 2017 at 10:50pm

UPDATE: HB 3859, which would allow privately-owned foster care and adoption agencies to discriminate based on personal religious beliefs and still receive state and federal funds, has been sent to the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott. Call Abbott’s office at 512-463-2000 NOW, or email his office here to tell Abbott not to sign this discriminatory legislation […]

Wings get ready to soar

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 5:15pm

Team concentrating on building a championship culture   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The Dallas Wings, one of only two WNBA teams in Texas, opened the 2017 season in Phoenix with a 68-58 win over the Mercury, a victory that hopefully bodes well for the team’s second season being based in North Texas. Kaela Davis, […]

D.C. Equality March scheduled

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 4:45pm

For organized Dallas, disorganized DC is disconcerting   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The Equality March for Unity and Pride is scheduled for June 11 in Washington, D.C., but information on the march is scarce. A website recently went online with a list of cities participating with local events. Dallas is not among them, […]

Pet of the Week • 05-19-17

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 8:00am

  Meet Varkosha, a 4-year-old, male black-and-white domestic longhair mix with the coolest lion’s mane haircut. He was surrendered to the SPCA of Texas on April 14 because his previous owner had landlord/insurance issues. He is a total sweetheart and super affectionate. He loves being petted all over, sitting in your lap and being held. […]