Death • 11.02.12

Posted on 02 Nov 2012 at 12:00pm

Roland B. Maldonado, born Aug. 20, 1960, passed away suddenly in his sleep Oct. 4, 2012, at his home in Richardson. Maldonado held associate degrees from El Centro and Brookhaven colleges. He was employed at Brookhaven for many years as assistant to the dean and in various other administrative positions. Maldonado was very active in [...]

Stonewall Dems host Election Night watch party at Round-Up Saloon

Posted on 02 Nov 2012 at 11:45am

Stonewall Democrats of Dallas will host an Election Night watch party at the Round-Up Saloon along with DFW Pride Movement, Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats and LULAC — The Rainbow Council. The groups will begin to gather at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6 when polls close in Texas and early voting returns are released. The Dallas [...]

How big is the Halloween Street Party? So big it’s downright scary

Posted on 26 Oct 2012 at 1:35pm

Everyone knows the annual Halloween Street Party on the Cedar Springs strip draws some big crowds. But in the last few years those crowds have become so big that organizers may have to consider limiting access or expanding the fenced-in perimeter for the event in future years, a police official said this week. DISD Detective [...]

Bravo star to emcee B4 Black

Posted on 26 Oct 2012 at 1:15pm

Madison Hildebrand from the Bravo TV series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles will emcee the 2012 Black Tie Dinner B4 Black Silent Auction Preview Party. B4 Black will be 8-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 N. Olive St. The B4 Black Silent Auction Preview Party has been held the Friday [...]

Death • 10.05.12

Posted on 05 Oct 2012 at 11:45am

Dr. Daniel Brent Whitworth — beloved partner, son, friend, brother, cousin, nephew and grandson — passed away on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at the age of 43. Born in Canyon, Texas, Whitworth attended Amarillo schools and was valedictorian of his class at Caprock High School in Amarillo. In 1991, he graduated from Rice University and [...]

Death • 09.28.12

Posted on 28 Sep 2012 at 11:30am

Shawn Gregory Miller of Dallas, formerly of Clayton, Del., passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. He was 21. Miller was born April 5, 1991, in Dover, Del., the son of Neil Ford of Felton, Del., and Melissa Ann Miller of Townsend, Del. Miller worked as a male entertainer for several clubs in the Dallas [...]

7th annual LGBT Job Expo set for Wednesday afternoon at SMU

Posted on 21 Sep 2012 at 10:15am

Resource Center Dallas and the Out & Equal DFW Regional Affiliate will host the 2012 LGBT Job Expo from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on  Wednesday, Sept. 26. This year’s event — the seventh annual Expo — will be at the Hughes-Trigg Students Center of Southern Methodist University, 3140 Dyer St. Free parking for EXPO [...]

Deaths • 09.14.12

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 at 2:40pm

Kevin C. Snelus, who oversaw the meeting needs for hundreds of corporations, associations and citywide conventions at the posh Adolphus hotel in downtown Dallas, died Sept. 1 at his home in Dallas. He was 52. “Kevin died peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his family, friends and dogs Lola and Ella,” said his partner of [...]

Local Briefs • U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldaña keynotes Rainbow LULAC summit

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 at 2:40pm

U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldaña keynotes Rainbow LULAC summit U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldaña will be the keynote speaker at the first LULAC 4871 social justice summit. The conference takes place in the School of Management Building at the University of Texas at Dallas on Saturday, Sept. 15. “Since we’re the first Rainbow Council, we get a [...]

Controversial ManKind Project reaches out to gay community

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 at 2:10pm

Once accused of backing ‘ex-gay’ therapy, group now offers ‘New Warrior Training Adventure’ geared specifically toward GBTQ men DANIEL VILLARREAL  |  Contributing Writer Amid the papier-mâché floats, the bead-tossing drag queens and the scantily clad dancers in this year’s Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, you’ll again see members of The ManKind Project, or MKP, [...]