Start with the music

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 6:45am

Taylor Dayne, CeCe Peniston headline 2017 MetroBall Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “You have to start with the music.” That’s what Taylor Dayne said recently when asked to what she owes her longevity as a singer. “First, I think you have to start with the music. Then you have to look at your fans, and […]

QueerBomb plans Pride month event

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 6:30am

QueerBomb’s annual Pride month event will be its biggest ever this year, according to organizer Daniel Scott Mullins-Spencer. A coalition of LGBT activists planning a June 11 march and rally to coincide with the Equality March for Unity and Pride taking place that same day in Washington, D.C. Local equality marches are also planned for […]

Pet of the Week 05-26-17

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:40am

  Meet Minnie, a 2-year-old, black-and-white pit bull mix weighing 38 pounds. She’s a petite little lady who loves to give kisses and enjoys lots of belly rubs. She’s also a pretty amazing athlete who likes playing with toys, going for runs and sleeping next you once she’s all tuckered out. She gets along with […]

Obiturary • 05-26-17 • Peggy Drury

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:35am

  Peggy Drury, age 62, passed away May 11, 2017, in Dallas, with her family and close friends by her side, after courageously and gracefully living with cancer over the past several years. Born on March 9, 1955, in Dallas, Peggy was the daughter of Bryant (Bill) and Velma Lou Drury. She grew up in […]

Gay Agenda • 05-26-17

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:30am

  Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at 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 Josh Cogan from Outlast Youth; United […]

Singing ‘Dreams’

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:00am

Chorale targets meth addiction in LGBT community, other issues in new concert   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer James Parsons started using meth at age 17. And before long, he said, “It got out of control.” Then one day in October 2015, he had been up for five days and was severely disoriented. “The […]

ANALYSIS: Transgender kids become hostages as House-Senate fight escalates

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 6:45am

“Texas lost” during miserable legislative session for LGBT people JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer “Texas lost” during miserable legislative session for LGBT people JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer The 85th Texas legislative session may not end until May 29, but when not calling it one of the worst sessions in recent memory, pundits […]

To Sin City and back

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 6:30am

Las Vegas lives up to its reputation, just don’t stay too long!   Only a winner’s occasional whoop interrupts the bells and whistles accompanying the flashing lights of the slot machines. Piles of chips multiply and vanish on green, felt-covered tables as waitresses walk the aisles, chirping, “Cocktails anyone?” As clouds of smoke rise above […]

Gay kickball is coming to Dallas

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 6:15am

  Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor North Texas’ LGBT community has long been known for being one of the most active and well-organized LGBT communities in the nation. That extends to the LGBT sports scene here in Metroplex too. There’s volleyball, softball, rugby, rodeo, swimming — and North Texans have claimed championships in all of […]

Wings get ready to soar

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 5:15pm

Team concentrating on building a championship culture   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The Dallas Wings, one of only two WNBA teams in Texas, opened the 2017 season in Phoenix with a 68-58 win over the Mercury, a victory that hopefully bodes well for the team’s second season being based in North Texas. Kaela Davis, […]