Food server sues Houston Rockets, company for anti-gay discrimination

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 8:15am

Federal lawsuit seeks $150K in damages after Brooklyn worker complained of homophobic taunts, was placed on unpaid leave   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor HOUSTON — Players of the Houston Rockets came under fire this week when a federal lawsuit accused several of the team’s staff and talent of hurling anti-gay slurs at a game [...]

This month in marriage equality

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 8:15am

Appeals Courts to hear Utah, Oklahoma and Virginia cases while new cases continue to be filed DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear a marriage case this session, but many cases are moving through the system, and new cases are quickly filling court dockets. This week, the 10th Circuit Court of [...]

Speak Out Poll: Would you like to see horoscopes return to the Life+Style section?

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 8:00am

Federal funding not enough to tackle soaring HIV infections in the South

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 7:15am

The shortage of HIV specialist physicians in the South is further burdened by a hefty rise in HIV infections.

Oak Cliff stages Dallas’ noncorporate Earth Day

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 7:00am

Entertainment throughout the afternoon and animals from a wallaby to a blind rescued lamb highlight this year’s event   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer In Oak Cliff, the gays plan the events, friends and neighbors pitch in, and the whole community shows up. That’s the story behind Run for the Beads. It’s how the Mardi [...]

BSA affirms ban on gay leaders, removes Seattle Scoutmaster

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 6:45am

In 1st removal since the National Council voted to allow gay Scouts, advocates expect similar stories to change adult ban in 5 years   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor IRVING — The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed the organization’s firm stance on banning openly gay Scout leaders this week. The Irving-based organization sent a [...]

Death: Keith Alan Hollis

Posted on 31 Mar 2014 at 2:36pm

Keith Alan Hollis, 34, entered into eternal peace at his home in Dallas on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Taken too soon, Keith is survived by his mother, Nancy McDaniel; father, Roger Hollis; grandparents, Gordon and Juanita McDaniel; Uncle/Aunt Steve and Vickie McDaniel; cousins Allie and Megan; aunt Rebecca Brannon; cousins Haley and Joseph Nelson and [...]

Black Tie announces theme and beneficiaries

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 at 11:42am

Black Tie Dinner announced its 2014 theme and beneficiaries at its first event of the season on Thursday night at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Speak Out Poll: Do you do the Dallas Voice crossword puzzle?

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 at 10:50am

Pet of the week • 03-28-14

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 at 7:55am

Hood was transferred from another local shelter to find a home. He’s a handsome and friendly 1-year-old beige Terrier mix. Hood would be a great companion for an individual who would take him on walks throughout the neighborhood. He enjoys lots of attention and loves taking naps in the afternoon. Come visit with Hood today. [...]