The good, the bad and the maybe

Posted on 26 Jun 2017 at 10:49am

SCOTUS rules in school funding, Arkansas birth certificate cases, agrees to hear appeal in Colorado wedding cake case   Lisa Keen | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com   The U.S. Supreme Court took dramatic action on three LGBT-related cases today (Monday, June 26), with results that could be described as bad, good and to-be-determined. In a […]

Celebrating 47 years of hope

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:40am

Cathedral of Hope celebrates its 47th anniversary this summer with a variety of events. The centerpiece is a series of fundraising dinners in homes and restaurants throughout July and August. The Rev. Neil Cazares-Thomas said two years ago that members did something like this and were very successful, explaining that “It gave people an opportunity […]

Pet of the week • 06-23-17

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:35am

Say hello to Simba, a bona-fide house panther with sleek black fur and bright yellow-green eyes. Ok — he’s actually a 2-year-old domestic shorthair mix. But like his namesake, he is friendly, loyal, playful and adventurous. He will roar — or meow — excitedly every time you come to visit him. He loves being petted, […]

OBITUARY • 06-23-17 • Nathan Cullen Terry

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:30am

Nathan Cullen Terry, age 50, went to be with his Lord Thursday, May 25. He is survived by Raymond B. White III (Trey), sister Elizabeth C. Moore of Abilene, brother Clay Terry of Elizabeth, CO., brother Marshall C. Terry of St.George, Utah many nieces, nephews, extended family and lifelong friends. There will be a Celebration […]

The Gay Agenda • 06-23-17

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 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. This week’s guests are Brian Price and Theresa O’Donnell from […]

QueerBomb takes Pride back to its roots

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:15am

Celebrating Pride is an ‘act of revolution,’ organizer says Tammye Nash | Managing Editor   We started QueerBomb four years ago because we sensed a need for change in the community, specifically in the way we celebrate Pride,” explained QueerBomb organizer Daniel Mullens-Spencer. “We wanted to do a Pride celebration that was in Pride Month, […]

Organizers expect bigger crowd at 2-day Pride

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:00am

Survey: Parades as relevant as ever in today’s political climate   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer Many in the LGBT community are more likely to attend a Pride event this year than last, and most believe Pride is as relevant now as ever, according to CMI Community Marketing & Insights annual survey of the […]

2 sharp cookies

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 6:45am

Mera Tucker is already known for her cookies. Now she and her spouse Jimmie are putting their reputation to work Tammye Nash | Managing Editor It all started with some Surly Bitches. Surly Bitch cookies, that is. It was back in 2004, shortly after Mera and Jimmie Tucker first became a couple, when Jimmie showed […]

Art mecca

Posted on 16 Jun 2017 at 8:40am

México City’s LGBT art community lives up to its reputation. Jesus Chairez | Contributing Writer Facebook.com/JesusChairez MÉXICO CITY — The 30th annual XXX Festival Internacional por la Diversidad Sexual (FIDS) (International Festival for Sexual Diversity (FIDS)) LGBT art exhibitions recently opened México City’s Gay Pride 2017. Though Dallas’ Mexican art exhibition at the Dallas Museum […]

Trumpgate?

Posted on 16 Jun 2017 at 8:30am

Only time will tell if the similarities between Nixon in ’72 and Trump in ’17 will continue to play out     Watching the unraveling of Republican U.S. President Richard M. Nixon’s administration in the early 1970s surely seemed like a once-in-a-lifetime event. But now, 45 years later, some wonder if it could be happening […]