Pet of the week • 05-01-15

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 7:40am

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 [...]

The Gay Agenda • 05-01-15

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 7:35am

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 • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guests are Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes. Fuse game night every Monday evening but the last [...]

After the Jenner interview

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 7:30am

Trans activists weigh in on celebrity athlete’s coming out David Webb  |  Contributing Writer nash@dallasvoice.com Reality television star and Olympic icon Bruce Jenner seemed a little out of touch with reality when he told America he identified as female during a recent ABC network interview, according to a few transgender activists who watched the show [...]

Historic day in D.C.

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 7:15am

SCOTUS hears arguments in marriage equality cases; equality supporters hopeful but there’s no guarantees   Lisa Keen  |  Contributing Writer Keen News Service The very first question from the U.S. Supreme Court bench Tuesday morning, April 28, was about the rights of states to regulate marriage. And, though attorneys for same-sex couples tried numerous times [...]

Cowboy Up

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 7:00am

TGRA expands annual rodeo, adds music festival, barrel race exhibition   TAMMYE NASH  |  Managing Editor The Texas Gay Rodeo Association’s annual Texas Tradition Rodeo kicks off its next 30 years this weekend with a new look and an expanded slate of events. The rodeo takes place Friday through Sunday, May 1-3 at the Fair [...]

Keisling calls Jenner brave, bathroom bills bullying

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 6:45am

National Center for Transgender Equality executive director to speak at GEAR awards at Resource Center   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, called the Bruce Jenner interview helpful, equated the bathroom bills in the Texas Legislature to bullying and is glad we’ll soon be [...]

Arguing marriage before the Supreme Court

Posted on 28 Apr 2015 at 3:50pm

Attorneys’ arguments, justices’ questions leave people guessing; ruling not expected before June   Lisa Keen  |  Contributing writer Keen News Service The very first question from the U.S. Supreme Court bench Tuesday morning, April 28, was about the rights of states to regulate marriage. And, though attorneys for same-sex couples tried numerous times to refocus [...]

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 [...]