Collin County jail guard who called out bigotry has lost his job

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 6:45am

Derek Boyd says harassment against him intensified after a story about his situation ran in Dallas Voice while nurses who harassed him kept their jobs   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer A Collin County corrections officer has lost his job after publicly accusing two nurses working at the jail of harassing him, and accusing […]

Making an impact

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:45am

TPIF offers LGBT community a new way to donate Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor With the 35th annual Black Tie Dinner on the horizon, people know what that event is. They know that it raises money for the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and for a variety of local LGBT- and AIDS-related nonprofits. And so, through […]

The Gay Agenda • 08-05-16

Posted on 05 Aug 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; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community […]

Pet of the week • 08-05-16

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:30am

Sweet little Charlie is a short-coat Chihuahua mix about 2 months old and with black fur. He only weighs about 2 pounds now and will always be a small dog.  If you’re looking for the perfect lapdog companion, come meet Charlie now. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. […]

Pulse cast: Remembering, recovering

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:15am

Staff and cast members from Pulse talk about the night of the shooting, and how they are reclaiming their lives Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor It’s been less than two months since a lone gunman walked into an Orlando gay nightclub called Pulse right at closing time and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle and […]

Stress, anxiety threaten community

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:00am

Violence, hateful rhetoric are creating a kind of post-traumatic stress among LGBT people   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Local counselor Dennis Hartzog, M.Ed, LPC, says that it isn’t unusual for clients who survived the early days of the AIDS epidemic to come to him suffering the classic symptoms of post traumatic stress disoder. “These […]

Club Dallas celebrates 42 years in business

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 6:45am

A complete rebuild or renovation is in the bathhouse’s near future DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer After 42 years in the same location, several expansions into adjacent buildings and a number of cosmetic makeovers, Club Dallas will either undergo a major renovation or rebuild on the same location, according to its manager Josh Smith. […]

Pet of the Week • 07-29-16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:55am

Jenny is a 3-month-old shepherd mix that, already weighing in at 37 pounds, will likely be a pretty big dog when she’s grown. She’s always a happy puppy and rarely barks. She loves walks and is looking for an active family. With a little training, she will be a great companion. Other pets are available […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-29-16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:50am

­­­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 guests are Amanda Robinson and Sharon Herrera; United Black […]

Jonathan’s Place

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

Earlier this year, Jonathan’s Place received Human Rights Campaign’s All Children All Families Seal of Recognition for its work with LGBT families, the first agency in Texas to achieve that certification. Jonathan’s Place runs an emergency shelter for children that have been removed from their homes and an inclusive foster care and adoption program that […]