Pet of the week • 05-29-15

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 7:30am

  Tyler is a really big boy with a wonderful, playful and very attentive disposition who needs a loving home and lots of exercise. He seems alert and very interested in his surroundings. Tyler plays well with other dogs, loves to play ball and is also easily motivated by food, which should make training a [...]

The Gay Agenda: 05-29-15

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 7:25am

  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. MAY • May 30: Evening of Hope Benefits AIDS Outreach Center. 6:30 p.m. at Worthington Renaissance Hotel, 200 Main St., Fort Worth. Pre-party for sponsors at 6 p.m. Tickets are [...]

Beyond the Rainbow: Baltimore, Ferguson and the pursuit of justice

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 7:15am

A community leader witnessed the changes following the Rainbow Lounge   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part look into relationships between police and the LGBT community in North Texas, and how we are working to avoid the unrest that has erupted in Ferguson, Baltimore and New York. [...]

Texas Pride Events

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 7:00am

June is National Pride month, but in Texas we spread our celebrations out from now until October for a number of reasons. Dallas celebrates in September to commemorate a court ruling by U.S. District Judge Jerry Buchmeyer that declared the Texas sodomy law unconstitutional in 1982. Austin used to celebrate in June but moved its [...]

After I die

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 6:45am

A straight funeral director who’s planned lots of LGBT funerals has some practical advice to make sure last wishes are honored   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Jeff Friedman prefers to celebrate life rather than dwell on death. That’s why he’s part of the “Before I die” art installation on Lowest Greenville. The idea [...]

Remembering Jac Alder

Posted on 23 May 2015 at 3:05pm

I didn’t know Jac Alder as well as many other people. But I knew him well enough: Through his largesse, his artistry, his commitment. He wasn’t a tall man; but he was a giant

Pet of The Week • 05-22-15

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 7:30am

  My name is Bunny and I am looking for a home and someone who will love me forever. I don’t take up much room and I am completely devoted to those who love me. I only weigh seven pounds so I fit right in to any loving home. I am a 6-year-old long-coated Chihuahua [...]

The Gay Agenda 05-22-15

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 7:25am

  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. …………………. Pride screening benefitting Equality Texas …………………. MAY • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. State Rep. Celia Israel is the guest; United Black Ellument [...]

Beyond the Rainbow: Baltimore, Ferguson, New York and the pursuit of justice

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 7:00am

  JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part look into relationships between police and the LGBT community in North Texas, and how we are working to avoid the unrest that has erupted in Ferguson, Baltimore and New York. Between June 27 and June 28, 2009, Fort Worth police [...]

Here comes the sun — and it’s bringing skin damage with it

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 6:45am

  Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Hot. That’s the name of the game when it comes to summers in Texas. And what better way to beat that heat than to head to the pool or one of our many area lakes. And that tan you’re bound to get would just be icing on the cake, [...]