Obituaries • 10-09-15

Posted on 09 Oct 2015 at 7:50am

Allen Patterson Former Tarrant County Libertarian Party Chairman and LGBT ally Allen Patterson, 54, died Thursday, Oct. 1 after a six-month battle with brain cancer. An active leader in the state and local Libertarian Party, Patterson groomed candidates, built membership and volunteered on various campaigns. Born and reared on a farm in Mississippi, Patterson played [...]

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 [...]

Local Briefs • 04-17-15

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 8:00am

Outrageous Oral quarterly story-telling evening Steve Atkinson plays master of ceremonies at The Dallas Way’s quarterly Outrageous Oral presentation at 7 p.m. on April 23 in the Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Speakers this month are Sheriff Lupe Valdez, currently serving her third term in office; Mark Shekter, who created MOM — Meals on [...]

The Gay Agenda 03-20-15

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 11:16am

MARCH • Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. • March 21: Tarrant County AIDS Walk Takes place 9 a.m.-12:30 pm at Trinity Park Pavilion, 2300 W. 7th Street, Fort Worth. Registration at 9 a.m. $20. Benefits AIDS Outreach Center. Register at • March 21: AIDS Walk South Dallas Takes place [...]

Local Briefs • 03-20-15

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:35am

Dallas Red 2015 launches Dallas Red Foundation, Red Hot & Ready: The 2015 Launch Party takes place from 8-10 p.m. March 20, at 4123 Cedar Springs Road. Cocktails will be provided complimentary by Equality Vodka, with DJ Sno White and DJ Kayla Kruz spinning. A $20 donation is suggested at the door. The Dallas Red [...]

On Target

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:20am

Crosland Group bringing new sculpture installation to Oak Lawn From Staff Reports “Our management philosophy for ilume and ilume Park includes community involvement and promoting social interaction among people. We have always believed that art is an integral and essential part of that social interaction,” developer Luke Crosland said this week, explaining why The Crosland [...]

Local briefs • 03-13-15

Posted on 13 Mar 2015 at 7:40am

Scholarship applications being accepted Applications for LEAP Scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year are now being accepted. Applicants must currently live in Texas and preference is given to LGBT students, those who are members of LGBT families or are allies strongly supportive of the LGBT community. Larisa Maxwell received a scholarship in 2013 and now [...]

The Gay Agenda • 03-06-15

Posted on 06 Mar 2015 at 8:05am

MARCH • Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. • March 7: 25th Anniversary of House DIFFA Celebration DIFFA/Dallas celebrates the 25th anniversary of its House of DIFFA black-tie fundraiser benefitting numerous North Texas AIDS service organizations. Silent/live auctions, seated dinner and fashion runway show begins at 6 p.m. at the Omni [...]

Local briefs • 03-06-15

Posted on 06 Mar 2015 at 7:50am

Jones Day creates online database of marriage laws The Jones Day law firm has launched a new website that tracks marriage equality in every country around the world. Recently, the firm’s Dallas office offered to work pro bono for city of Dallas retirees who were being denied equal benefits by the Employee Retirement Fund. Had [...]

Local briefs • 02-27-15

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:40am

Stonewall interviews candidates Stonewall Democrats interviews candidates for Dallas City Council and mayor from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. on March 7 at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St. All members in good standing 30 days prior to this event are invited to participate in candidate interviews and vote on endorsements. Others may join the organization and meet [...]