Granting wishes

Posted on 05 Sep 2014 at 7:15am

GEAR members credit Blair High with saving their lives with her down-to-earth advice and innovative programming DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Although A.Z. said he felt completely isolated a year ago, he had it better than some people who come out as transgender, because he came from a loving family. “I started feeling like I [...]

Pride Parade sponsor holds Dan Patrick fundraiser

Posted on 05 Sep 2014 at 6:45am

Andrews calls relationship with LGBT community strong and solid despite company’s contributions to homophobic Republican’s campaign DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Andrews Distributing has been one of the most steadfast corporate supporters of the LGBT community and equality in Dallas. In fact, the company is the title sponsor of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade [...]

Death • 08-15-14

Posted on 15 Aug 2014 at 7:45am

Kelly Murphy, 42, was found dead at his residence on Aug. 13 by his partner, Jim Walker. A graduate of University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo., Murphy was creative director at Mary Kay Cosmetics. He was born in Sheridan, Wyo. and has mostly lived in Dallas for most of the past 20 years. During that [...]

Local briefs • 07-25-14

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 8:00am

Estate planning seminar set at Resource Center Equality Texas presents a seminar on “Estate Planning for the LGBT Community” Saturday, Aug. 2, 2 p.m., at Resource Center’s John Thomas LGBT Community Center, 2701 Reagan. Reserve a seat by emailing Amy Ford at Bridge Building Network discusses LGBT elder care Ed-U-Care’s Bridge Building Network hosts [...]

Local Briefs • 07-11-14

Posted on 11 Jul 2014 at 7:55am

Out & Equal plans fundraiser Out and Equal Dallas Fort Worth will hold its seventh annual signature fundraiser, One Night in Waikiki, Aug. 14, 6–8 p.m., at Times Ten Cellar, 6324 Prospect Ave. in Dallas. Individual tickets are $35 in advance, and $40 at the door. Sponsorships are also available at different levels. Guests will [...]

Local Briefs 06-20-14

Posted on 20 Jun 2014 at 8:20am

Gay For Good The Gay For Good June event takes place at Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship in Wylie on Saturday. Participants will be lending a hand with different chores around the stables and grounds including assisting with facility and stable improvements, general barn chores or administrative office work. Founded in 1981, Equest was the first therapeutic [...]

Local Briefs • 06-13-14

Posted on 13 Jun 2014 at 8:05am

Chorale celebrates divas  gone … but not forgotten with concert The Turtle Creek Chorale’s last concert of the season will be a diva-licious evening of music honoring some of the finest female vocalists in the world, presenting the iconic songs of legendary pop, rock, and country divas. From Etta James’ “At Last” to Whitney Houston’s [...]

Pet of the week • 06-06-14

Posted on 06 Jun 2014 at 8:45am

China is a spayed female, brownish-black lab mix. She’s about 6 months old and has a puppy’s energy but can be just as happy cuddling up with her human. Who could resist those beautiful brown eyes? She’s been at the shelter since April 18, so her adoption fee has been waived. Please visit her at [...]

Local Briefs • Pride at City Hall rescheduled

Posted on 06 Jun 2014 at 8:40am

Pride at City Hall rescheduled The annual Pride at City Hall celebration was rescheduled. The event takes place on June 11 in the Flag Room on the 6th floor of Dallas City Hall from noon–1 p.m. Members of the council are expected to join during their break between sessions. Ally awards will be given and [...]

Guest hosts entertain at Gaybingo

Posted on 06 Jun 2014 at 8:25am

Resource Center wants its monthly show at S4 to remain family friendly by keeping it light and fun DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer Guest hosts will entertain at Gaybingo over the next few months as a search for a replacement for Valerie Jackson begins. Jackson said she was fired from hosting because of her [...]