PRIDE Calendar • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:15am

October Oct. 25: Halloween on Cedar Springs Road Facebook.com/Events/776039205742083. November •  Nov. 6: The Truth About LGBTQ Teen Pregnancy and Sensitivity Training Presented by Real Live Connection. Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak St. 9–10:30 a.m. RSVP to tggreenberg@ntarupt.org. • Nov. 6: UNT Libraries and the Portal to Texas History celebrate 2.5 million pages [...]

HISTORY PROJECT

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:10am

The Dallas Way gave the University of North Texas Libraries a $15,000 donation that will allow the library to triple the amount of LGBT content in the digital library. Six major documents collections — those of the Texas Human Rights Foundation, Jack Evans and George Harris, Dallas Voice’s original editor Dennis Vercher, Al Daniels, Molly [...]

ROLLIN’

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:05am

Dallas City Council members, from left, Dwaine Caraway, Philip Kingson, Adam Medrano, Jennifer Staubach Gates and Lee Kleinman, led a bicycle ride from Main Street Garden around downtown to City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to highlight the city’s bike plan. About 35 miles of new bike paths and lanes are under construction. An extension [...]

Death • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:00am

Robert “Rob” Charles Ruhlin, 33, of Dallas died Saturday, Oct. 18, at Methodist Dallas Medical Center as a result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident. Services will be held at Dettling Funeral Home in Houston at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24. A memorial will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at The [...]

Pet of the week • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:55am

This 2-year-old cute boy is bright-eyed and ready for a new forever home. Kobe is friendly, affectionate and active, and the only thing he asks from his new family is a lot of love and a new squeaky toy once in a while. He’s neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go and his adoption fee [...]

United Court of Lone Star Empire celebrates 40th coronation

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:15am

Drag group is one of the oldest LGBT groups in country—and one of its biggest donors James Russell  |  Staff Writer Donna Dumae  — aka Don Jenkins — calls herself “the oldest drag queen in captivity.” It seems, perhaps, a fitting description for someone who has been involved for most of her drag life with [...]

Arlington Hall at 75

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 7:00am

Conservation efforts pay off for historic Lee Park fixture   James Russell  |  Staff Writer These days, it’s easy to miss the stately Arlington Hall, situated in the heart of the usually tranquil Lee Park. Skyscrapers overshadow the 17-acre park off Turtle Creek Boulevard. The honks and hums of vehicles barreling down the surrounding streets [...]

Trans fit

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 6:45am

Trainer with a passion for working with trans clients says every body is different   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Brenda Stowe never worked out before. “I’d sit on my tail at home,” she said. But then came the day she was running through an airport from the car rental to the gate to catch [...]

Pet of the week • 10-17-14

Posted on 17 Oct 2014 at 8:10am

Can you tell she’s a staff favorite? And a photographer favorite. And a manager’s favorite. Wonderful Wanda’s a 1 year old Border Collie mix. Her adoption fee is waived, she’s spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to roll. Meet her at Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212.  Ask for Wanda #A853160. The Adoption [...]

Facing up to controversy

Posted on 17 Oct 2014 at 7:55am

Davis’ ‘wheelchair ad’ invigorates disabled LGBTs and allied Democrats James Russell  |  Staff Writer russell@dallasvoice.com “A tree fell on Greg Abbott. He sued and got millions,” intones a narrator in an ominous voice, speaking over an image of an empty wheelchair. Those first five seconds of a 32-second television advertisement released last weekend by Sen. [...]