Gay Agenda • 02-17-17

Posted on 17 Feb 2017 at 7:35am

  ­­­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 transgender activists Katie Sprinkle and Leslie […]

Obituary • 02-17-17 – Michele Anne Cox

Posted on 17 Feb 2017 at 7:30am

  Michele Anne Cox, 56, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 29, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Feb 17, 1960. Michele was a Dallas-area Realtor and a longtime and prominent community leader. She will be greatly missed by friends and family. She worked extensively with the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League, […]

Obituary • 02-10-17

Posted on 10 Feb 2017 at 7:55am

Scott Grigsby died Jan. 17, 2017, after a courageous and arduous 30-year battle with AIDS. He is survived by his parents, Roianna and Dick Grigsby; brother, Michael Grigsby, and wife, Esther; sister, Monica Kientz, and husband, Michael; and five nieces and nephews. He was receded in death by his grandparents, June and Roy Chandler, and […]

The Gay Agenda • 02-10-17

Posted on 10 Feb 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 guests are Selma to Stonewall producers Marilyn Bennett […]

Love is Love

Posted on 10 Feb 2017 at 7:15am

Less than two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed same-sex marriage as the law of the land, and this country’s LGBT community rejoiced in that ruling, and in the other giant leaps forward we’ve made toward full equality over the last decade-and-a-half. Then came Nov. 8, 2016 and the election of Donald Trump as […]

A new day, a new name

Posted on 10 Feb 2017 at 7:00am

AIDS Arms is now Prism Health North Texas DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer More than 30 years ago, a case management agency was created in Dallas to write grants for a network of HIV agencies providing different forms of care throughout the community. They called it AIDS Arms Network. The “Arms” part stood for […]

Executive order allowing discrimination a possibility

Posted on 03 Feb 2017 at 7:40am

Press secretary won’t confirm or deny that Trump plans to sign EO leaked on Wednesday Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Just two days after the White House issued a statement saying President Donald Trump is “determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community,” a purported draft for an executive […]

Spiritual exile

Posted on 03 Feb 2017 at 7:35am

Transgender minister says her faith continues to grow and change   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Allyson Robinson is your ordinary West Point graduate transgender Baptist minister who began her transition at Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor. Robinson wasn’t brought up in the church but occasionally attended Bible school and Sunday worship with her […]

Pet of the week • 02-03-17

Posted on 03 Feb 2017 at 7:30am

Meet Buster, a well-behaved boxer/labrador mix who’s about 10 years old. He’s a fairly larger fellow, weighing 57 pounds. He was transferred to the SPCA of Texas from Dallas Animal Services after he was surrendered there because his previous family had a new baby. He is very sweet, loving and laid-back, loves to go for […]

The gay agenda • 02-03-17

Posted on 03 Feb 2017 at 7:25am

­­­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 community counselor Candy Marcum; United Black Ellument […]