Davis to keynote Spirit of Texas brunch

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:20am

From Staff Reports Former Texas Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will be the featured speaker at Equality Texas’ 10th annual Spirit of Texas brunch and awards presentation set for Sunday, Sept. 25 in San Antonio. Davis spent nine years on the Fort Worth City Council before representing District 10 in the Texas Senate […]

Pet of the Week • 09-16-16

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:15am

Spike is a sweet kitten. She had a hard time keeping up with her sisters in the beginning, but now she is just as likely to be the kitten jumping on the other kittens – or batting at her mom’s tail! Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. The […]

The Gay Agenda • 09-16-16

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 8:10am

­­­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. The Gay Agenda • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Christopher Soden and Logen […]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:40am

Well-traveled, handsome Kevin Luna will forever call Dallas home Name and age: Kevin Luna, 34. Occupation: Massage therapist and student Spotted at: Kalachandji’s on Gurley Avenue Rolling stone: Born in Lubbock to an Italian/Spanish father and a Mexican mother, this handsome Cancer spent his first 17 years there until he moved to Denver to be […]

In defense of sap

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:35am

Often maligned as cheesy, ‘Camelot’ remains a solid, satisfying musical ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Camelot has long been the reputable musical that it’s completely permissible to shit on. It enjoyed a healthy initial two-year run, opening just weeks after JFK was elected and closing less than a year before his assassination, and its […]

Putting the ‘butch’ in Butcher

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:30am

Lesbian comedian Rhea Butcher is having a moment It’s an exciting time to be Rhea Butcher. She co-starring with real-life wife (and fellow standup) Cameron Esposito in the very meta Take My Wife, a just-released webseries on the online pay service Seeso, where she plays the wife of … Cameron Esposito. And she just dropped […]

You go, twirlfriend!

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:25am

It took decades, but baton master Bobe McBride has pursued his dream JONANNA WIDNER  | Contributing Writer About 30 years ago, when Bobe McBride was in middle school, he played trombone in the marching band, positioned right behind the majorettes, their batons flashing and glinting in the sun as the majorettes twirled and tossed them. […]

Pride on parade

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:00am

Rain won’t stop Pride parade, Festival at Reverchon, and extra security measures will keep everyone safe, organizers say   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Rain or shine, the largest Pride parade in Dallas history will hit the streets of Oak Lawn on Sunday afternoon, while the Festival in Reverchon Park also goes on as planned. […]

OLUMC opens its doors for Pride

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 6:45am

Teen Pride moves to the church to bring youth to the center of the LGBT community   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer A fence may be up to protect the lawn at the Melrose Hotel, but across the street at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, the doors will be wide open on Pride parade […]

Fins to the left, fins to the right

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 7:50am

Pipeline Angels helps trans and non-binary women navigate the shark- infested waters of entrepreneurship   Leslie McMurray  |  Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com If I may borrow from Jimmy Buffett, it ain’t easy swimming with sharks. I’m speaking of the kind of sharks you find on Wall Street, in banks or even on the TV show Shark […]