Local LGBT advocates, organizations to rally for marriage equality

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 8:15am

Event set for the eve of Supreme Court hearing to show solidarity   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer On Tuesday, April 28, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases that could lead to nationwide recognition of marriage equality. The day before — Monday, April 27 — numerous local LGBT advocates and organizations will [...]

The Gay Agenda • 04-24-15

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 8:10am

Have an event coming up? E-mail your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. APRIL • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of [...]

Local Briefs • 04-24-15

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 8:05am

Senior summit planned Cannon Flowers has announced a summit on LGBT aging to be held in June, with more details to come later. Flowers attended a White House national elder summit in February. The meeting will be held at Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd. Flowers said the date will be determined later, but that [...]

Pet of the week • 04-24-15

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 8:00am

Are you looking for an adorable cat to add to your family? Look no further: Pong would make a wonderful addition to any household. He is playful and gets along with other cats. He shares a space with his sibling, Ping, and enjoys sitting in your lap. He adores being held and will purr in [...]

Pieces of memories

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 7:55am

Local LifeWalk volunteer creates quilt of 25 years worth of history   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Local accountant Terry Bax first participated in LifeWalk, which benefits AIDS Arms, eight years ago. He was on the cusp of moving to Kansas City and was wishing he had gotten involved in the event much sooner. “I [...]

ATypical American couple

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 7:15am

Black Transmen founder ‘didn’t know there were other guys like me’   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Carter Brown says he began his transition in 2001, the same year he met his wife, Esperanza. But Espy — as she’s known to family and friends — differs on the timeline: “He was already there when [...]

Dallas City Council election wrap-up

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 7:00am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Even though there are certain areas of town known as “gayborhoods,” LGBT people live all over Dallas. And response from candidates in next month’s Dallas City Council election show that at least some of the candidates understand that their constituencies include LGBT people. When Dallas Gay and Lesbian [...]

Who’s who, what’s what

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 6:45am

Some things to know  in preparation for the Supreme Court’s hearing Tuesday on marriage equality   Lisa Keen  | Contributing Writer lisakeen@mac.com When the Supreme Court of the United States hears arguments Tuesday, April 28, on marriage for same-sex couples, there is much more on the line than whether states can ban the licensing and [...]

Beloved music director and actor Terry Dobson dies at 59

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 6:00am

Terry Dobson, who for 30-plus years served as a music director, keyboardist, actor, playwright and bon vivant in the Dallas theater community, died last night. He was 59. It was hard to miss Terry. Standing six-foot-six and cutting a lanky silhouette with a Marty Feldman-esque mug, he towered over theater lobbies. But much of his [...]

Terry Dobson, longtime actor and musician, has died

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 9:50am

Terry Dobson, longtime actor and musician, has died