Speak Out Poll: Do you think RuPaul’s Drag Race went too far in banning the phrase, “You’ve got she-mail”?

Posted on 18 Apr 2014 at 10:16am

Pet of the week • 04-18-14

Posted on 18 Apr 2014 at 7:45am

Kelly is a 1-year-old brown and white German Shorthaired Pointer/Staffordshire Terrier mix. She’s been at the shelter since March 17, so her adoption fee has been waived.  She loves to play but is also very happy snuggling up with you. She portrays herself as very intelligent and well mannered. She also mentioned that her goal [...]

CSMA hosts Easter weekend events

Posted on 18 Apr 2014 at 7:35am

Offerings include a ribbon cutting, an arts fest on Cedar Springs, a pooch parade and an afternoon of music in Lee Park   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer Cedar Springs Merchants Association has a big weekend planned as it hosts a store opening, an arts festival and Easter in the Park. On April 19, Out [...]

Hundreds of DA staffers go through diversity training

Posted on 18 Apr 2014 at 7:15am

Maria Ramos, tough ranch woman that she was, must have weakened when the Arkansas official told her that her son was injured and probably wouldn’t live through the day.

Council to vote on extending FMLA to LGBT employees

Posted on 18 Apr 2014 at 7:00am

City officials denied gay employee leave when daughters were born, but the proposed plus-1 policy will recognize same-sex spouses   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor Dallas officials have taken the comprehensive equality resolution passed last month seriously with discussions about the civilian pension plans starting last week, and now the City Council will consider adopting [...]

UNT gender-neutral housing plan hits roadblock

Posted on 18 Apr 2014 at 6:45am

Students say university staff hasn’t followed through on research, but officials say they’re still in discussions without a plan to move forward yet   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor DENTON — Students at the University of North Texas hoped to see discussions begin this semester for creating gender-neutral housing. But Taylor Evans, one of the [...]

Speak Out Poll: Are you more likely to be tested for HIV in a retail setting than a clinic?

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 11:20am

Local briefs • 04-11-14

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 9:35am

  Red Foundation Reveal Party Dallas Red Foundation presents The Reveal Party to announce its main event entertainment and venue. Pride Pharmacy was announced as the presenting sponsor for the season. Red Foundation supports the work of Legacy Counseling Center and Founders Cottage. The party takes place at ilume on April 11 at 8 p.m. [...]

Pet of the week • 04-11-14

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 9:25am

Meet Beau, a handsome American Foxhound mix. He came to Operation Kindness hoping to find a loving home. Beau is a friendly boy who’s looking for a house with a big yard he can explore. He is over 1-year old and won’t get any bigger. His short coat won’t require much grooming.  If you want a [...]

Deaths • 04-11-14

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 9:15am

Kenneth “Drew” Haynes was born on May 5, 1958, in Amarillo, Texas, and passed away on Tuesday evening, April 8, at St. Paul University Hospital where he was diagnosed with liver cancer. Drew was surrounded by many of his loved ones. His passing was peaceful. He is survived by his partner of 8 1/2 years, [...]