George Michael, pop superstar, dies at 53 in Oxfordshire home

Posted on 25 Dec 2016 at 10:10pm

The legendary pop star and gay icon, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and continued his success as a solo performer, passed away peacefully at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire on Christmas Day. Michael’s manager, Michael Lippman, says the cause of death was heart failure, as reported by AP. Having sold more […]

Pet of the week • 12-23-16

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:45am

  What’s better than a border collie/pit bull mix, dressed up like a Christmas elf and named Dragon? At a little more than a year old and weighing about 40 pounds, Dragon is a smart, sweet and energetic fellow who loves going for runs, playing fetch and hanging out with other dogs. He’s looking for […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-23-16

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:40am

  ­­­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 Erin Moore; United Black Ellument hosts […]

Putting the government on notice

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Women’s March on Austin, along with marches in D.C. and around the globe, intend to send a message on equal rights as Trump takes office   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Organizers are expecting between 10,000 and 15,000 people to converge on the Texas State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 21 for the 2017 Women’s March […]

Don’t set negative goals

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

A counseling tune-up may be just what you need to help you start the year right   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer For some of its clients, Legacy Counseling Center has become a home base. And Legacy’s Executive Director Melissa Grove said this is a time of year when she sees a number of […]

Karen Estes was an ally before there was a word for it

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

Her name won’t appear on any buildings, though she clearly helped build them   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Former Resource Center co-Executive Director Karen Estes died on Dec. 16 following a brief illness. Estes was a straight ally of the LGBT, but she had been an ally since the 1980s — before the […]

Pet of the week •12-16-16

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

  Handsome Kiki is an Alaskan husky mix, who is about 4 months old and weighs about 38 pounds. He came to Operation Kindness when his former owner realized he didn’t have enough time or space for such an active and big dog. Kiki needs an active family with a big yard for exercise and […]

6 months later

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

49 killed at Pulse remembered in memorials in Orlando Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Relatives, friends and survivors of the June 12 Orlando nightclub massacre stood outside Pulse where candles were lit behind stars with the names of each of the 49 patrons killed, as they remembered the six-month mark Monday, Dec. 12, of the […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-16-16

Posted on 16 Dec 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. This week’s guest is Dallas County Commissioner Theresa Daniel; United […]

LGBT Texan of the Year

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Resource Center CEO Cece Cox took her agency to new heights in 2016, but family, friends and coworkers praise her dedication to family as much as to community Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer This has been a banner year for Resource Center. And CEO Cece Cox is the one […]