Repeating history?

Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 7:45am

Art exhibit on resistance to Nazis has new meaning in Trump era     DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Bullying and bravery are the themes of Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females, an exhibit now on display at the Museum of Biblical Art and National Center for Jewish Art on Boedeker Street across from NorthPark Mall. […]

Pet of the week • 02-24-17

Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 7:45am

Meet Minnie, a 2-year-old, black-and-white pit bull mix. At just 38 pounds, she’s a petite little lady who loves to give kisses. She came to the SPCA of Texas on Nov. 22 after being rescued from inhumane conditions, so she’s had a rocky start to life. But she just knows that her future holds a […]

The Gay Agenda • 02-24-17

Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 7:40am

  ­­­Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at 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 Jay Malone from Indivisible; United Black […]

Putting your pink dollars to work

Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 7:15am

Activist investment strategies can bring you a better return   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor If you are looking to support the LGBT community with your charitable donations, it’s not hard to find a whole slew of worthy nonprofits that could put your pink dollars to good use. But sometimes we need to put those […]

Get organized!

Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 7:00am

Having information and documentation well organized can maximize returns   Whether you are running your own business, working for someone else or retired and living off savings, you can better manage your finances when you have things organized and accessible. Long-time Dallas CPA Ron Allen, who owns his own tax and accounting firm, suggested several […]

Making women’s voices heard

Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 6:45am

17th annual Words of Women essay contest, International Women’s Day event is set   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It doesn’t matter where women are, we’re working. We are all working to make the world what it is,” declared activist Christine Jarosz. “That’s why the women’s movement is a working women’s movement. It started with […]

Countdown to a Gay Games decision

Posted on 17 Feb 2017 at 10:45am

Dallas is among 8 cities bidding to host the 2022 Gay Games, and aiming to make the final 3 cut on Feb. 28   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor In just 11 days, the Federation of Gay Games will narrow down the field of eight cities vying to host the 2022 Gay Games. And the […]

Mistresses of Illusion

Posted on 17 Feb 2017 at 10:15am

Ashantee Black DeFox and Ivana Tramp bring Grace Jones and Tina Turner to life each Saturday night at Rainbow Lounge   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It’s drag … but with a twist.” That’s how Ashantee Black DeFox explains the Illusions show that she and Ivana Tramp host each Saturday night at Rainbow Lounge in […]

From liberal to ultra-orthodox and back again

Posted on 17 Feb 2017 at 10:00am

Leah Lax’s memoir tells how she left the Chasidic world and found herself again   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer It’s the tale of how a child of 1960s liberals, who grew up at classically Reform Temple Emanu-el on Hillcrest Road in Dallas, spent years in an arranged marriage where birth control was not […]

Pet of the week • 02-17-17

Posted on 17 Feb 2017 at 7:35am

  Meet Luciano, a 2-year-old, 58-pound pit bull mix who is a real sweetheart. He’s still learning how to live in the “people world” and although some people find him intimidating because of his size, he’s actually a gentle giant. He moves slowly and likes hanging out with other laid back dogs. He’s pretty shy […]