Pieces of memories

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 7:55am

Local LifeWalk volunteer creates quilt of 25 years worth of history   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Local accountant Terry Bax first participated in LifeWalk, which benefits AIDS Arms, eight years ago. He was on the cusp of moving to Kansas City and was wishing he had gotten involved in the event much sooner. “I [...]

ATypical American couple

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 7:15am

Black Transmen founder ‘didn’t know there were other guys like me’   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Carter Brown says he began his transition in 2001, the same year he met his wife, Esperanza. But Espy — as she’s known to family and friends — differs on the timeline: “He was already there when [...]

Dallas City Council election wrap-up

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 7:00am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Even though there are certain areas of town known as “gayborhoods,” LGBT people live all over Dallas. And response from candidates in next month’s Dallas City Council election show that at least some of the candidates understand that their constituencies include LGBT people. When Dallas Gay and Lesbian [...]

Who’s who, what’s what

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 6:45am

Some things to know  in preparation for the Supreme Court’s hearing Tuesday on marriage equality   Lisa Keen  | Contributing Writer lisakeen@mac.com When the Supreme Court of the United States hears arguments Tuesday, April 28, on marriage for same-sex couples, there is much more on the line than whether states can ban the licensing and [...]

Beloved music director and actor Terry Dobson dies at 59

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 6:00am

Terry Dobson, who for 30-plus years served as a music director, keyboardist, actor, playwright and bon vivant in the Dallas theater community, died last night. He was 59. It was hard to miss Terry. Standing six-foot-six and cutting a lanky silhouette with a Marty Feldman-esque mug, he towered over theater lobbies. But much of his [...]

Terry Dobson, longtime actor and musician, has died

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 9:50am

Terry Dobson, longtime actor and musician, has died

The Gay Agenda • 04-17-15

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 8:10am

Have an event coming up? E-mail your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue APRIL • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM; this week: State Rep. Celia Israel. Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of the month [...]

Cathedral elects new senior pastor

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 8:10am

The British-born Cazares-Thomas joins Cathedral of Hope in June concluding an extensive two-year search process   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The Rev. Neil G. Cazares-Thomas was tapped by church members to become Cathedral of Hope’s new senior pastor after he preached at Sunday services April 12. The Revs. Todd Scoggins and Mike Wright [...]

Pet of the week • 04-17-15

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 8:05am

  Sammy Jr. is a male Chihuahua, about 4 years old, who happens to have an adorable underbite. He loves to cuddle, walks well on a leash and enjoys exploring new places. He comes with all his vaccinations and a microchip. His adoption fee has been waived, so come see what a great companion he [...]

Local Briefs • 04-17-15

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 8:00am

Outrageous Oral quarterly story-telling evening Steve Atkinson plays master of ceremonies at The Dallas Way’s quarterly Outrageous Oral presentation at 7 p.m. on April 23 in the Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Speakers this month are Sheriff Lupe Valdez, currently serving her third term in office; Mark Shekter, who created MOM — Meals on [...]