Almost there

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:55am

Resource Center looking for $225,000 to reach capital campaign goal by Dec. 31   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor After eight years of effort, with about three weeks left to go before it’s done, Resource Center needs only $225,000 to meet its capital campaign goal. “The capital campaign will end on Dec. 31,” the agency’s […]

Pet of the Week • 12-09-16

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

  Big Girl is still available for adoption from the Richardson Humane Society. Please consider helping this sweet girl, who loves everyone but is a princess who needs to be an only fur baby. This will be her second Christmas in boarding, so we’d love to find her a home for the holidays. Contact RichardsonHumaneSociety.org […]

The Gay Agenda •12-09-16

Posted on 09 Dec 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 guests are Marge Petty and Daniel Bouton from […]

Make a wish

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network hopes to make a few dreams come true for some chronically ill North Texans   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It all started as a wish,” Brian Paris said, explaining how the new nonprofit called Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network came to be. “I was having lunch with a friend […]

An activist, a mentor, a friend

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

Fairness Fort Worth co-founder and president David Henderson, who died Dec. 3, helped his city’s LGBT community find it’s voice   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The man that the Rev. Carol West called the conscience of Fort Worth’s LGBT community has died. David Henderson, president of Fairness Fort Worth, died Saturday, Dec. 3, […]

Kindness is key, not labels

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

At the Salvation Army in Dallas, preaching the gospel means caring for people without discrimination   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer This holiday season, you can donate to the bell ringers in Dallas without worrying that you are funding bigotry. Because here, the Salvation Army delivers its services without discrimination. The agency offers its […]

After Obergefell, the battle heads toward states’ rights in Texas Lege

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 8:00am

Nullification battles were echoes from last session   JAMES RUSSELL  | Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com Ahead of last year’s Obergefell decision legalizing same-sex marriage, state Rep. Cecil Bell, R-Magnolia, filed a slew of bills blocking enforcement of the pending decision. One of Bell’s bills was expected to pass. The Preservation and Sovereignty of Marriage Act, as […]

Pet of the week • 12-02-16

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

Grady is a two month old male Rottweiler hound who already weighs 12 pounds. This adorable little dog needs a loving forever home. Come visit us at Operation Kindness where you can find your new best friend. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-02-16

Posted on 02 Dec 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 Ashley Lind, CEO of Promise House; […]

Teddy Bears help children get through surgery

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

LGBT party supplies Children’s Health with many of the bears needed each year to comfort kids DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Each of the 30,000 children who come out of surgery each year at Children’s Health have a teddy bear with them. That teddy bear will have a similar operation. And the child and […]