Allen Arthur Achterberg passed away Sept. 10 at Baylor University Hospital in Dallas after an extended illness. He was 50. He was born in Seguin, Texas. Allen is preceded in death by his parents, Joyce Barbara (Koenig) and Herbert Gus Achterberg, and his maternal and paternal grandparents. He is survived by his sister, Katherine Achterberg; [...]
Federal grant will cover apartment costs for a year as agency shifts mission from giving AIDS patients a place to die to a place to recover DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer Legacy Counseling Center is preparing 24 apartments in Oak Cliff to house people with HIV/AIDS who are homeless. The first eight units of [...]
Holy week services at some local congregations and a community Passover seder
New congregation of Old Catholic Church in Oak Lawn provides home for gays, others who’ve felt rejected by traditional Roman Catholicism DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer For Kyle Januszewski, Our Lady of Consolation Old Catholic Church fills a void. “I grew up Catholic,” he said. “One day, a visiting priest talked about the moral decay of society. [...]
Tom R. Anable, Fort Worth CPA, philanthropist and president of Fairness Fort Worth, died unexpectedly at the age of 58. Born on Oct. 4, 1953, Anable was best known as a face and a voice for the LGBT community and for his tireless work for the rights of all people. Anable graduated from the University [...]
Rabbi Steve Fisch said the congregation has been doing the Pride-themed Shabbat for many years but it is the second year the congregation has held it at the Cathedral of Hope.
Emerging gay religious leader Cody Sanders, who bridged faith and sexuality at an early age, takes his LGBT-affirming message nationwide ANNA WAUGH | Staff Writer Growing up playing a pastor in the little church his father built for him in his backyard, Cody Sanders knew from a young age he would become a man of [...]
The General Convention of the United Methodist Church voted down any new acceptance or equality of its gay and lesbian members.
One-time nun trainee Kathy Bowser preaches message of inclusion as she aims to attract more young people, weekenders and continue to grow predominantly LGBT church at Cedar Creek Lake DAVID WEBB | Contributing Writer email@example.com CEDAR CREEK LAKE — Celebration on the Lake Church Pastor Kathy Bowser might seem demure and unimposing, but it quickly becomes [...]
Mirroring a national trend, local LGBT Catholic group finds itself in a rebuilding stage DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer Dignity Dallas, the LGBT Catholic organization, is in a re-forming stage, according to leader Jim Davis. Davis said he’s been out “beating the bushes to let people know who we are.” Dignity is not formally recognized by [...]