A story unfolding

Posted on 25 Dec 2015 at 7:40am

Filmmaker Steve Pomerantz is working on a documentary about the recent attacks in Oak Lawn and how the community is responding   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Steve Pomerantz has a story to tell about the recent rash of attacks on gay men in Oak Lawn, and he plans on telling it in a feature-length [...]

Hate crime survivor ends year as new dad

Posted on 25 Dec 2015 at 7:35am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Burke Burnett and Justin Carrier end 2015 by becoming new dads for the second time this year. New son Cody was born on Dec. 20. His older brother is just 10 months and three days older. Burnett and Carrier met in 2012 and were married in November 2014. [...]

The gay agenda • 12-18-15

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 7:40am

Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. DECEMBER • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week, horror film festival winners and an open house. Bring a toy by the studio and watch [...]

Obituaries • 12-18-15

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 7:35am

Donald Groves Donald Groves, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 6, at home in Dallas after a long battle with dementia and esophageal cancer. He was born on Dec. 21, 1937 to Ross and Elvina Groves in Viroqua, Wis., where he acquired his small-town values of love of life and caring for your neighbor. Groves spent his [...]

Who is radicalizing the terrorists?

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 7:30am

After the Dec. 2 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, the press and others are looking to find a moment when the two shooters were “radicalized.” We look for someone to blame for their actions, as if they were inoculated with the Terrorist Virus. Perhaps there was an imam at a mosque that preached hatred of [...]

Ted Cruz, Dred Scott and the War on Christians

Posted on 11 Dec 2015 at 7:40am

The Dred Scott decision, you guys. Have you heard of it? Because it’s kind of famous. Basically this guy, Dred Scott, sued for his freedom because he didn’t want to be a slave any more and he wanted to be treated like a human being and stuff. Fair enough! But the Supreme Court was all, [...]

Pet of the week • 12-11-15

Posted on 11 Dec 2015 at 7:30am

Charles is a domestic shorthair mix kitten who is about 3 months old and weighs about 3 pounds. When he first arrived at Operation Kindness, he and his siblings were under-socialized. Since then, though, they have spent time in a foster home where they worked on building trust. Charles would do best in a calm [...]

The Gay Agenda • 12-11-15

Posted on 11 Dec 2015 at 7:25am

Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. DECEMBER • 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 at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of [...]

Collin County-based C.U.R.E.

Posted on 04 Dec 2015 at 7:50am

  Collin County-based C.U.R.E. — Community Unity Respect Education — marked World AIDS Day — Tuesday, Dec. 1 — with an event at Noah’s Event Venue in Richardson. Dr. Michael Gottlieb, one of the founders of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and the first doctor to associate symptoms a patient of his displayed [...]

The Gay Agenda • 12-04-15

Posted on 04 Dec 2015 at 7:35am

  Have an event coming up? Email yourinformation to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. DECEMBER • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week attorneys Michael Hindman and Kasey Krummel discuss a transgender discrimination suit they’ve filed; United Black Ellument [...]