DFW community gathers to mourn victims of Orlando shooting

Posted on 13 Jun 2016 at 10:48am

  David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer More than 1,000 people, including half the Dallas City Council and a number of other elected officials, gathered at the new LGBT Community Center on the evening of Sunday, June 12, to mourn the 49 people killed and more than 50 injured in the shooting inside the Orlando […]

The Gay Agenda • 06-10-16

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:45am

­­­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 with this week’s guest is Buster Spiller; United Black Ellument hosts […]

Pet of the week • 06-10-16

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:35am

  Black Bean is a beautiful girl, a little over a year old, with medium-length hair. She was raised in a home with small children and a small dog, and got along with everyone. She loves to cuddle and is waiting on a happy forever home. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, […]

EqTx names new chief development director

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:30am

  From Staff Reports Officials with Equality Texas this week announced that Collin Acock has been named the organization’s new chief development officer, effective June 1. Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith praised Acock’s “outstanding skills and … proven track record in nonprofit management and fundraising,” adding, “He is an excellent communicator who will provide leadership […]

Angelic

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:15am

Singer Vince Martinez has turned Be An Angel into a blessing for Legacy Counseling   David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer Not much good usually comes out of a story that starts, “Seventeen years ago, I got a ticket for DWI.” But in this case, the person who got the ticket was singer Vince Martinez. […]

Yes, Sir!

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:00am

Tug Whitehead is using the International Leather Sir title to spread the word about being free to be yourself   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It’s OK to be kinky. Do your 9 to 5, then at 6 o’clock, crack out that bullwhip if that’s what you want. You are not alone.” That’s the message […]

Mesquite approves EEOC ordinance

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 6:45am

Texas Values email claiming ordinance affects public bathrooms prompts packed house at council meeting   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “I’m sorry to disappoint everyone, but this isn’t the bathroom war,” Mesquite’s Deputy Mayor Pro Tem and Place 2 Councilman Jeff Casper declared, as the city council began discussion Monday night of a new policy […]

DTG seeking nominations for grand marshal

Posted on 08 Jun 2016 at 7:15am

June is National Gay Pride Month and for many folks around the country that means its Pride parade time. But in Dallas, we have our  Pride parade in September — in part to honor Judge Jerry Buchmeyer’s 1982 ruling striking down the Texas sodomy law and in part to escape the heat of June. But […]

Weddings • 06-03-16

Posted on 06 Jun 2016 at 9:46am

Obituary • 06-03-16

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 at 8:05am

A memorial service for Herbert Neal Wigley, 87, will be held Sunday, June 5, 2016, at 3 p.m. at White Rock Community Church, 9353 Garland Road in Dallas. Known to his beloved friends as “Daddy Herb” and “Papa,” Wigley died Nov. 15, 2014, in Dallas. He was born to Hubert M. Wigley and Bernice K. […]