A true community center

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 8:05am

Construction is underway on Celebration’s new fellowship hall   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The Rev. Carol West, senior pastor of Celebration Community Church in Fort Worth, talked about the times she has been riding in the Tarrant County Gay Pride Parade and has seen people waving, heard them yell out, “That’s my church!” “I […]

Learn history, don’t repeat it

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 8:00am

Holocaust Museum partners with DISD for new program teaching history, immigration, nondiscrimination   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The Dallas Holocaust Museum has partnered with Dallas Independent School District to present a program for all fifth graders called The City-Wide Read and Performance. This fall, students are reading The Children of Willesden Lane, by […]

Pet of the week • 11-04-16

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:55am

Brown Sugar, Pet ID No. A962410, is an adult female boxer, available for adoption at Dallas Animal Services main location. Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center’s main location is at 1818 N. Westmoreland Road, open 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Adoptable pets are also available at PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center, […]

The Gay Agenda • 11-04-16

Posted on 04 Nov 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 guest is Candy Marcum; United Black Ellument hosts […]

‘Legacy loved me to life’

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:15am

Founders Cottage began its existence as a hospice. But as it celebrates its 20th anniversary, the Cottage has instead become a respite facility   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer When Clyde Cooper’s family moved to Dallas in 1980, he decided to stay in Chicago. About 15 years later, after donating blood, he was called […]

‘Heroes’ among us

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:00am

Fort Worth’s Club Reflection wins IGRA national award   Club Reflection in Fort Worth has earned the International Gay Rodeo Association’s Hometown Hero award, the most prestigious recognition  IGRA gives to non-members. TGRA member Jason Bernard said he nominated the owners of the bar for the award, because since they opened six years ago, they’ve […]

What to watch and when on Election Night

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 6:45am

From the presidential contest to the the governor’s race in North Carolina to House races in California, here are the elections LGBT people need to watch on Nov. 8   Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton was looking like a shoe-in to win the 2016 presidential election — right up […]

The Gay Agenda • 10-28-16

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 8:50am

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

Pet of the Week • 10-28-16

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 7:55am

Duke is a rottweiler mix, just under three years old, available for adoption at the Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St. He is a handsome black-and-brown boy of medium six. All animals at the city of Fort Worth Adoption Centers have had health and temperament assessments and have been deemed adoptable […]

Retro hip

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 7:40am

Sands’ takes guests back to the ’60s to raise money for AIN The 1920s might have roared, but the 1960s were a gas, babe! After several years raising money with its Roaring ’20s-themed Great Gatsby party, this year AIDS Interfaith Network is fast-forwarding several decades to the swinging days of The Rat Pack with The […]