Bigger, better Pride

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

Dallas Pride committee announces plan to expand celebration to two days, with the Festival in the Park on Saturday, and the Pride parade on Sunday   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The 2017 Dallas Pride festivities are expanding in 2017, with the Festival in the Park moving to Saturday while the Alan Ross Texas Freedom […]

Promise House opening LGBT facility

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

New group home in Oak Cliff will supplement other services offered to LGBT and other youth   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Promise House, the Oak Cliff agency that houses homeless teens, will soon be opening a house for 18-to-21-year-old LGBT youth. Promise House CEO Ashley Lind doesn’t yet have a specific opening date, […]

Almost there

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:55am

Resource Center looking for $225,000 to reach capital campaign goal by Dec. 31   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor After eight years of effort, with about three weeks left to go before it’s done, Resource Center needs only $225,000 to meet its capital campaign goal. “The capital campaign will end on Dec. 31,” the agency’s […]

Pet of the Week • 12-09-16

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

  Big Girl is still available for adoption from the Richardson Humane Society. Please consider helping this sweet girl, who loves everyone but is a princess who needs to be an only fur baby. This will be her second Christmas in boarding, so we’d love to find her a home for the holidays. Contact […]

The Gay Agenda •12-09-16

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:45am

  ­­­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 guests are Marge Petty and Daniel Bouton from […]

Make a wish

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network hopes to make a few dreams come true for some chronically ill North Texans   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It all started as a wish,” Brian Paris said, explaining how the new nonprofit called Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network came to be. “I was having lunch with a friend […]

An activist, a mentor, a friend

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

Fairness Fort Worth co-founder and president David Henderson, who died Dec. 3, helped his city’s LGBT community find it’s voice   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The man that the Rev. Carol West called the conscience of Fort Worth’s LGBT community has died. David Henderson, president of Fairness Fort Worth, died Saturday, Dec. 3, […]

Kindness is key, not labels

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

At the Salvation Army in Dallas, preaching the gospel means caring for people without discrimination   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer This holiday season, you can donate to the bell ringers in Dallas without worrying that you are funding bigotry. Because here, the Salvation Army delivers its services without discrimination. The agency offers its […]

After Obergefell, the battle heads toward states’ rights in Texas Lege

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 8:00am

Nullification battles were echoes from last session   JAMES RUSSELL  | Contributing Writer Ahead of last year’s Obergefell decision legalizing same-sex marriage, state Rep. Cecil Bell, R-Magnolia, filed a slew of bills blocking enforcement of the pending decision. One of Bell’s bills was expected to pass. The Preservation and Sovereignty of Marriage Act, as […]

Pet of the week • 12-02-16

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

Grady is a two month old male Rottweiler hound who already weighs 12 pounds. This adorable little dog needs a loving forever home. Come visit us at Operation Kindness where you can find your new best friend. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open […]