Hope and change

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:55am

AIDS Outreach Center moves annual walk; new focus helps center better serve the LGBT community   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer After 23 years, the Tarrant County AIDS Walk has changed its name and moved from spring to fall. The AIDS Walk will now be the Hope Walk, slated for Sunday, Oct. 25, “but the [...]

Getting in the (Family Pride) Zone

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:45am

  Family Pride Zone returns to Dallas Pride’s Festival in the Park this weekend, and organizers are promising the family-centered activities are here to stay. Family Pride Zone will be a fenced-off area inside the section of Reverchon Park that will be fenced in to hold the Festival in the Park, from noon to 7 [...]

Pride Parties

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:40am

• Score: Pride Edition 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18 At Dallas Eagle, 5740 Maple Ave. A presentation of The Dallas Purple Party Features DJ Justin Ryan $5 donation DallasPurpleParty.com DallasEagle.com • Shine: The Dallas Pride Pool Party 2-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 At SISU Uptown Resort, 2508 Maple Ave. A presentation of The Dallas [...]

Gay Day at Six Flags is Saturday

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:35am

When Dallas Voice led a group of more than 30 LGBT community organizations to sponsor the 1997 “Gay Day at Six Flags Over Texas” as part of Dallas’ annual LGBT Pride celebration, then owner and publisher Robert Moore said the outing to the Arlington amusement park was “intended to provide visibility for our community and [...]

Pet of the week • 09-18-15

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:30am

  Chewy is a male Pomeranian mix, about 5 years old. He is a small dog, weighing only about 10 pounds. He came to Operation Kindness as an owner surrender, when his owner had to go away to school and was unable to take Chewy along. Chewy’s Operation Kindness ID No. is 29629435. Other pets [...]

The Gay Agenda • 09-18-15

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:25am

Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. SEPTEMBER • 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 at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of [...]

Celebrate good times

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 7:15am

Organizers expect record numbers to turn out for Dallas’ annual Pride parade and festival this weekend   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Celebration. That’s the byword for Dallas’ Pride events taking place this weekend. From the 32nd annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade to the Festival in the Park in its new location, and all [...]

LifeWalk hits 25

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 7:15am

Fundraiser celebrates a quarter-century of making a difference for those with HIV/AIDS   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer LifeWalk organizer Tori Hobbs said this year’s 25th annual event will truly be a celebration: “Look back to where the epidemic was 25 years ago. People were still dying. New drugs were just coming out. People [...]

Protesters kept away from Teen Pride by counter-protesters

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 7:15am

A group of 11 protesters showed up at Cathedral of Hope to protest the Teen Pride event taking place this afternoon from 2-7 p.m. More than 50 counter-protesters drowned out their noise and blocked the view from the teen event.

Real live Pride

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 7:00am

Youth advocate Amanda Robinson awarded for work   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Amanda Robinson was baffled recently when she received a Facebook message from the Rev. Jeff Hood, executive director of  Hope 4 Peace and Justice. His organization was giving her an award. “You sure me?” she asked. “Yes. #?” he wrote back. On [...]