Pentecostal Unitarian

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:25am

Evangelical bishop who preaches ‘people are loved by God regardless’ speaks at Cathedral of Hope DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Bishop Carlton Pearson was mentored by Oral Roberts, was pastor of Tulsa’s largest mega-church, is a fourth generation Pentecostal preacher — and believes gays and lesbians are loved by God. Oops. That last one [...]

On Target

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:20am

Crosland Group bringing new sculpture installation to Oak Lawn From Staff Reports “Our management philosophy for ilume and ilume Park includes community involvement and promoting social interaction among people. We have always believed that art is an integral and essential part of that social interaction,” developer Luke Crosland said this week, explaining why The Crosland [...]

Injured pedestrian finally gets his day in court

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:15am

DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Lynn Bainbridge’s civil lawsuit against the pizza delivery driver who ran over him on Cedar Springs Road in December 2011 has been set for trial in July. So far, Bainbridge has received no compensation. The driver was delivering pizza and admitted he was on the phone with the Pizza [...]

‘Quitters never Win’

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:10am

Every day, Deneen Robinson lives out the credo she learned from her grandmother   Raul Juarez  |  Intern Deneen Robinson is a peaceful soul, but her life story is more remarkable than what her calm personality might indicate. Robinson, 48, believes that “Individuals must have a right to dignity, and to live a life [...]

Legislative round-up

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 8:05am

Flurry of last-minute bills advance, hinder LGBT equality   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Bill filing season ended in the Texas Legislature on Friday, March 13, and the last day predictably featured a slew of last-minute bills being filed. Some are welcome surprises; some are predictably eye-rolling ridiculous. Despite the knee-jerk bills filed in reaction [...]

Walking for money, walking for life

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 7:00am

AIDS Walk South Dallas steps off for the 5th time with additional sponsors and one new and one returning beneficiary DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer AIDS Walk South Dallas Saturday, March 21 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Walk Start Time: 10 a.m. St. Philip’s School and Community Center, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Dallas Proceeds go to AIDS [...]

Walking in grace

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 6:45am

With this week’s milestone presbytery vote that ratified Amendment 14F, Presbyterian Church U.S.A. takes the next step in its evolution on marriage equality   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer At 1.8 million members, the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. is one of the nation’s largest mainline Protestant denominations. It is the largest in the Presbyterian denomination. On [...]

HIV in the LEGE

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 6:30am

Three bills in the Texas statehouse would use HIV status as a weapon, one would lessen stigma   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Januari Leo, who works with Legacy Community Health Service, is the state’s go-to girl when it comes to following bills in the Texas Legislature related to HIV/AIDS. So when she calls a [...]

The real odd couple

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 6:15am

Most people know Oscar Madison as a character in ‘The Odd Couple,’ but one Dallas woman knew him as Dad   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Several years ago, Pam Gerber was sitting in the Wyly Theatre when it suddenly occurred to her: “I feel like I’m sitting in my dad’s living room.” That’s [...]

The Gay Agenda • 03-13-15

Posted on 13 Mar 2015 at 7:50am

MARCH • Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. • March 13-14: End with Red: A Time for Solidarity The Afiya Center’s second annual weekend fundraiser and symposium on the reproductive justice movement includes dinner with a presentation by guest speaker Byllye Avery at 6 p.m. on Friday. Faith-based roundtable discussion on [...]