Honoring a Dallas legend

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:15am

Family, friends plan a weekend-long birthday celebration for activist, businesswoman Lory Masters   Want to see more photos of Lory through the years? Check here.   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “I’m 70 years old! Can you believe it?!” Lory Masters exclaims, a beaming smile on her face as she throws her arms wide, as […]

Green candidate challenges Sessions

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:00am

Gary Stuard worries about the environment, economic justice and the power of multinational corporations   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions once said he didn’t have any gay people in his district. Gary Stuard, who is challenging Sessions in the election in November on the Green Party ticket, disagrees. “The last […]

Up for grabs?

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 6:45am

Democrats have a chance to take control of the U.S. Senate, and here are some of the races that could make that happen   Lisa Keen | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com   The better candidate on LGBT issues is fairly apparent in most U.S. Senate races this year. But in one race, the community seems […]

­­On the ballots

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:45am

Anti-gay tactics still exist, but a record number of LGBT candidates are making an impact across the country Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com EDITOR’S NOTE: Dallas Voice has recently learned that Gary Stuard, Green Party candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, running against Republican incumbent Pete Sessions, is gay. Watch for an interview with […]

Obituaries • 10-07-16

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:40am

  Michael Emilio Felan died Oct. 1, 2016, after a battle with leukemia. Born July 23, 1956, in Edinburg, Texas and raised in Bay City, Mich., Michael graduated from All Saints High School in 1974. A devout Catholic, Michael knew at an early age that he wanted to dedicate his life to God and the […]

Pet of the week • 10-07-16

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:35am

  Duke is a shepherd mix who is a little over 2 years old currently living at the Chuck Silcox Animal Care and Control Center, 4900 Martin St. in Fort Worth. He is a medium-sized black-and-white guy who has been neutered and is ready for his forever home. Duke’s ID number is 31660990. All animals […]

The Gay Agenda • 10-07-16

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:35am

  ­­­Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Northaven United Methodist Church’s Eric Folkerth; […]

Walking for the cause

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:15am

26th annual LifeWalk steps off Sunday at Lee Park DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Texas’ largest AIDS fundraiser — the 26th annual LifeWalk — steps off at 1 p.m. on Oct. 9 from Lee Park. LifeWalk usually takes place the first Sunday in October. This year, however, lead agency AIDS Arms moved the event […]

Strength in numbers

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:00am

The Group for African-American MSMs with HIV celebrates 10 years as organizer Auntjuan Wiley gears up for the 2nd annual Strength Conference Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “I look for the need, and then try to find a way to fill that need,” says Auntjuan Wiley, who has been a soldier in the battle against […]

Fighting for his legacy

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 6:45am

David Henderson prepares to hand over the reins of FFW as he concentrates on his personal battle against cancer   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor David Mack Henderson admits that he is a bit of a “control queen.” But now he finds himself up against a situation even he can’t control. The long-time activist and […]