Pet of the week • 08-18-17

Posted on 18 Aug 2017 at 7:40am

 pet of the week  / CLAYTON Meet Clayton, a 3-year-old, black-and-white domestic shorthair mix. It takes him a while to trust new people, but if you’re willing to be patient, he’ll warm up to you. His favorite thing in the world is a long, luxurious nap in a comfy cat bed, and he’d like a […]

How the bathroom bill came undone

Posted on 18 Aug 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s how the bathroom  bill came undone: Paul J. Weber  |  Associated Press Twitter.com/PaulJWeber Looking to North Carolina The main version of the Texas bill would have required transgender people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate. It was similar to the law North Carolina passed in 2016 but […]

Two-and-a-half men

Posted on 18 Aug 2017 at 7:15am

LGBT big brothers, sisters and couples as well as LGBT ‘littles’ are welcome in a program that does careful matching Roger was 5 when his dad died. When Amy Jahnel, Roger’s mom, joined a grief support group, the group leader suggested she look for a mentor for Roger through Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Dennis and James […]

Pet of the week • 08-11-14

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 8:00am

  Meet Barney, a handsome 5-year-old, black-and-white Rottweiler mix weighing 75-pounds. He’s a big guy with an even bigger personality! He came to the SPCA of Texas on April 4 when he was rescued by an animal cruelty investigator. He loves going on walks, playing outside and staying active. He also enjoys hanging out with […]

The Gay Agenda • 08-11-17

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:55am

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 Erin Moore, lesbian; United Black Ellument hosts […]

Munro, Narvaez named grand marshals

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:15am

This year’s choices broke barriers for the annual Pride parade DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com For the first time in the history of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, a transgender person has been chosen as grand marshal. She is also black, another first for the event. Nicole O’Hara Munro and Omar Narvaez […]

Prism Health employee challenging 16-term congressman

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:00am

When Joe Barton told a constituent to shut up, John Duncan decided to run   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com John Duncan was attending a town hall meeting with his congressman, Republican Joe Barton, in Frost, a Navarro County town midway between Corsicana and Hillsboro the night that Barton told a constituent asking […]

Advocates warn: Bathroom bills aren’t dead yet

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 6:45am

Dallas Stars, 32 Dallas arts and culture organizations voice opposition to discrimination From Staff Repots With less than a week left in the Texas Legislature’s special session, the anti-transgender “bathroom bill” appears to be stuck in committee and unlikely to make it to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. But activists working against the bill warned opponents […]

The sweet life

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 10:15am

Dallas businessmen — and best friends — plan a golden future with their country farm and Queen Mary Honey   Tammye Nash | Managing Editior nash@dallasvoice.com Think of them as the Golden Girls, except instead of four older straight women, they are four not-really-older gay men. And instead of Miami, their story is set (at […]

Gay Agenda • 08-04-17

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 7:20am

  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 guests are trans activists Leslie McMurray and Katie […]