Trans rights on trial

Posted on 02 Sep 2016 at 8:05am

Texas AG Ken Paxton leads the battle against transgender equality as lawsuits make their way through the courts   Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The legal rights of transgender people continue to dominate LGBT legal news, as several cases make their way toward the U.S. Supreme Court — stimulating public discussion along the […]

GLBT Chamber holds business equality conference

Posted on 02 Sep 2016 at 8:00am

Four Texas chambers join forces to stage conference in Dallas   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Two presidential appointees and a state representative are among the speakers scheduled to appear at the Business Equality Conference, being presented Friday, Sept. 9 in Dallas by four Texas’ LGBT chambers of commerce. North Texas GLBT Chamber of […]

The Gay Agenda • 09-02-16

Posted on 02 Sep 2016 at 7:45am

  ­­­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 Sharon Fein of Ed-U-Care; United Black […]

Pet of the week • 08-26-16

Posted on 26 Aug 2016 at 8:00am

  Fitzroy, a pocket shepherd, was found in a local shelter one year ago. He had more than 40 major puncture wounds on his back that, due to his thick shepherd coat, had gone unseen and untreated. The wounds were so badly infected that no one could tell if he had been mauled by some […]

The Gay Agenda • 08-26-16

Posted on 26 Aug 2016 at 7:45am

  ­­­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 […]

The Gay Agenda • 08-19-16

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 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. This week’s guests are Leslie McMuraay and Katie Sprinkle; United […]

‘So, what’s it like being a delegate to the Democratic National Convention?’

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 6:45am

A gay delegate from Dallas talks about his experience in Philadelphia Jay Narey Special Contributor I am back in Dallas after attending the recent Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a delegate for Hillary Clinton, representing Texas Senate District 16 — roughly the entire northern half of Dallas County. Upon finding out I was a […]

‘Friends of Dorothy’ come out of closet

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 8:15am

LGBT community apparently no longer needs to have special, secret parties on cruises. We’re just part of the crowd David Webb  |  The Rare Reporter nash@dallasvoice.com It was bound to happen eventually: “Friends of Dorothy” meetings, once posted on daily cruise ship programs as mysterious, informal get-togethers, now tend to be noted for what they […]

East Texas LGBTS forming Stonewall Democrats chapter

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 8:10am

“It can be hard to be gay in East Texas, but it can be harder to be a Democrat”   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer East Texas Stonewall held its first meeting on Aug. 1 in Longview with an ambitious plan: become the largest Stonewall group in Texas. That goal may be possible, because […]

Vasquez announces affiliation with MDVIP, changes in practice

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 8:05am

Oak Lawn doctor says change will allow him to give patients more personalized, thorough care, but some question the cost of new model   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Oak Lawn area physician Dr. Jaime Vasquez announced in a recent letter to his patients that he has affiliated with a Boca Raton, Fla.-based company called […]