PRIDE Calendar • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:15am

October Oct. 25: Halloween on Cedar Springs Road November •  Nov. 6: The Truth About LGBTQ Teen Pregnancy and Sensitivity Training Presented by Real Live Connection. Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak St. 9–10:30 a.m. RSVP to • Nov. 6: UNT Libraries and the Portal to Texas History celebrate 2.5 million pages [...]


Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:10am

The Dallas Way gave the University of North Texas Libraries a $15,000 donation that will allow the library to triple the amount of LGBT content in the digital library. Six major documents collections — those of the Texas Human Rights Foundation, Jack Evans and George Harris, Dallas Voice’s original editor Dennis Vercher, Al Daniels, Molly [...]


Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:05am

Dallas City Council members, from left, Dwaine Caraway, Philip Kingson, Adam Medrano, Jennifer Staubach Gates and Lee Kleinman, led a bicycle ride from Main Street Garden around downtown to City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to highlight the city’s bike plan. About 35 miles of new bike paths and lanes are under construction. An extension [...]

Death • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:00am

Robert “Rob” Charles Ruhlin, 33, of Dallas died Saturday, Oct. 18, at Methodist Dallas Medical Center as a result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident. Services will be held at Dettling Funeral Home in Houston at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24. A memorial will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at The [...]

Pet of the week • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:55am

This 2-year-old cute boy is bright-eyed and ready for a new forever home. Kobe is friendly, affectionate and active, and the only thing he asks from his new family is a lot of love and a new squeaky toy once in a while. He’s neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go and his adoption fee [...]

Local Briefs • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:50am

GALA Youth game night GALA Youth holds game night for LGBTQA middle and high school teens. The event takes place 6–7:30 p.m Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1641 W. Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton. GEAR October mixer Renee Baker will tell her story at GEAR’s October mixer at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at LaMadeleine, 3906 Lemmon Ave. [...]

Rapid changes make keeping score difficult

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:35am

In just two weeks, the number of marriage equality states jumped from 19 to 32, but Texas is not among them DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Four U.S. Courts of Appeals have yet to weigh in on marriage equality. Of the 11 districts, these remaining courts — 5th, 6th, 8th and 11th — are generally [...]

United Court of Lone Star Empire celebrates 40th coronation

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:15am

Drag group is one of the oldest LGBT groups in country—and one of its biggest donors James Russell  |  Staff Writer Donna Dumae  — aka Don Jenkins — calls herself “the oldest drag queen in captivity.” It seems, perhaps, a fitting description for someone who has been involved for most of her drag life with [...]

Arlington Hall at 75

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:00am

Conservation efforts pay off for historic Lee Park fixture   James Russell  |  Staff Writer These days, it’s easy to miss the stately Arlington Hall, situated in the heart of the usually tranquil Lee Park. Skyscrapers overshadow the 17-acre park off Turtle Creek Boulevard. The honks and hums of vehicles barreling down the surrounding streets [...]

Trans fit

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 6:45am

Trainer with a passion for working with trans clients says every body is different   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Brenda Stowe never worked out before. “I’d sit on my tail at home,” she said. But then came the day she was running through an airport from the car rental to the gate to catch [...]