Not your grandma’s wedding expo

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:45am

Tammye Nash | Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com These days, bridal expos are a dime a dozen. But the third annual Wedding Party and Expo, taking place Sunday afternoon, July 23, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, ain’t your grandma’s show. This is an LGBT community event, created and presented by Dallas Voice, so expect a wedding expo […]

Pet of the Week • 07-21-17

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:40am

  Meet Leroy, a 9-year-old black-and-white border collie mix weighing 87 pounds. A staff and volunteer favorite, Leroy is a gentle giant and just the sweetest boy ever. He walks well on a leash, rides great in the car and as long as you take him out regularly, he does all his business outside. He […]

Obiturary • 07-21-17 • Lee Covington

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:35am

Robert Lee Covington Jr., 54, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., entered into the life eternal on Friday, July 7, 2017. Lee was born on Sept. 1, 1962, to Robert Lee “Skip” Covington Sr. and Anita McFarlin Covington of Jonesboro, Ark. He was raised as a member of First Christian Church and graduated from Jonesboro High School […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-21-17

Posted on 21 Jul 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 David Collins, author of Accidental Activists […]

And so it begins

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:15am

Special session kicks off in Austin as hundreds rally outside the Capitol   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com The special session of the Texas Legislature that convened this week in Austin offers some interesting parallels to what’s going on in Washington. In D.C., Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House […]

Expo vendors offer wedding ideas

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:00am

Vendors offering everything from traditional to creative to make your wedding memorable   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Worried about whether your florist will object to your “lifestyle” or that your baker will back out at the last minute because his religion says same-sex marriage is bad? Well, the vendors participating in the […]

Hello, Dolly

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 6:45am

Denton writer compiles interviews that trace the career of Dolly Parton   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com In the Ladies Home Journal, Jim Jerome described Dolly Parton as Patsy Kline in Jessica Rabbit’s body. What editor Randy L. Schmidt learned, though, as he compiled interviews with Parton from the late 1960s through today […]

Gay Agenda • 07-14-17

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:50am

  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 congressional candidate Lorie Burch; United Black […]

Pet of the week • 07-14-17

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:50am

  Meet Chloe, a 3-year-old domestic short hair mix tortoiseshell who weighs 9 pounds. She’s a shy lady hoping to find a home with patient people. She loves playing with dangling toys and chasing toys and balls, and she really likes cuddling. Though she can be particular about the way she likes to be held, […]

Investigation continues into Covington murder

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 7:30am

Executive assistant to CoH pastor was known as courteous, fair and always trusted DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Lee Covington, 54, was found dead in his condo by a friend late Friday afternoon, July 7. Covington was executive assistant to the Rev. Neil Cazares-Thomas at Cathedral of Hope, and had worked for the […]