Putting hate on stage

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 6:45am

‘Murder music’ star Sizzla to bring his homophobia to Lower Greenville DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Reggae star Sizzla Kalonji and the Firehouse Band are scheduled to appear at Heroes Lounge on Greenville Avenue on Oct. 7. Sizzla is known for anti-gay “murder music.” According to the website 18 Karat Reggae, based in Kingston, […]

Planting hate

Posted on 19 Dec 2014 at 7:15am

An Arizona man moved to Fort Worth, declared he’s a pastor and posted a video he calls a sermon saying gays should be killed DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Donnie Romero recently moved to Fort Worth after being ordained by Arizona preacher Steven Anderson, who made national news on World AIDS Day when he released […]

Speak Out Poll: Are you more or less likely to watch Dallas Cowboys football if Michael Sam is on the team?

Posted on 11 Sep 2014 at 6:36pm

Death • 09-27-13

Posted on 27 Sep 2013 at 11:20am

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; […]

Legacy expands housing program

Posted on 27 Sep 2013 at 10:30am

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 […]

Easter week (and Passover) schedules for some local congregations

Posted on 23 Mar 2013 at 9:39am

Holy week services at some local congregations and a community Passover seder

‘We don’t turn anyone away’

Posted on 21 Dec 2012 at 8:45am

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. […]

Death • 08.24.12

Posted on 24 Aug 2012 at 11:45am

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 […]

Beth El Binah hosts Pride-themed Shabbat

Posted on 21 Jun 2012 at 2:34pm

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.

Baptist reformer

Posted on 24 May 2012 at 7:00pm

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 […]