A fond farewell

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 at 7:15am

North Texas LGBT community members talk about working with the country’s most LGBT-friendly First Family ever   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Patti Fink came home from the 2004 Democratic Convention, where she was a Howard Dean delegate, raving about an up-and-coming senator from Illinois. Her wife, Erin Moore, heard the keynote speech Barack […]

A legislature divided

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 at 7:00am

Dan Patrick says his bathroom bill is a top priority this legislative session; House Speaker Joe Straus says otherwise   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com Some of Texas’ top officials refuse to back down from the bathroom battles currently dominating the legislative session. That is despite a budget shortfall, a broken school finance system […]

Williams is new chamber board chair

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 at 6:45am

GLBT business organization also elects three new board members From Staff Reports Justin “JT” Williams, of Capital Title of Texas, stepped into the office of chair of the board for the North Texas Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (GLBT) Chamber of Commerce. Williams has served as chair-elect since January 2016, and became chair when Larry Paschall […]

Pet of the week • 01-13-17

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:40am

  Meet Fender, a guy who is ready to rock your world. He is a 1-year-old, brown tabby domestic shorthair mix with gorgeous golden eyes. He came to the SPCA of Texas on Dec. 16 when he was rescued from inhumane conditions. Despite his rough past, Fender is a fun-loving, goofy guy who can’t wait […]

Obituary • 01-13-17

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:35am

  Charles Aaron Grimes-Winchester, aka Angela Aaron-Winchester, former monarch of the Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington known throughout North Texas for his charity work with a variety of organizations, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3. The Rev. Carol West will officiate at a memorial service and celebration of life set for 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, […]

The Gay Agenda • 01-13-17

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:30am

­­­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 state Re. Victoria Neave talking about the […]

Bathroom (not so) humor(ous)

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:15am

As the 85th session of the Texas Legislature convenes some lawmakers seem consumed with where transgender people pee, but others intend to deal with actual issues   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer When the Texas House of Representatives was sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 10, a very different Texas government convened than the one […]

Batter up!

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:00am

PSSA recruiting competitive, recreational players for 2017 season   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Registration is now open for Pegasus Slowpitch Softball Association’s spring league, and PSSA leaders are encouraging everyone with an interest to attend introductory events and sign up to play, “We are recruiting right now for the spring season, which starts March […]

Trump’s first 100 days: How bad could it get?

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 6:45am

  Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The “most pro-gay Republican presidential candidate in history” will take office as president of the United States on Jan. 20, and yet the LGBT community has much to be anxious about as the administrations change. In fact, the country as a whole may have reason to be […]

Pet of the week • 01-06-17

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 7:50am

  Meet Mulan, a fun, 1-year-old Rottweiler mix weighing 35-pounds. She is mostly black with rusty points on her muzzle, eyes and feet. She is very energetic, playful and friendly. She loves meeting new people, making friends, playing with all kinds of toys, going for long walks and running around in the yard. Mulan has […]