Resolution solution

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 6:45am

Looking for a good way to make a difference? Check out Gay For Good   Erin Moore  |  Special Contributor Special to Dallas Voice With so much loss and tragedy in the world, in the news, in our own communities, people are searching for ways to be nicer to each other. We have become so […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-30-16

Posted on 30 Dec 2016 at 8:00am

­­­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; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community […]

Pet of the week • 12-30-16

Posted on 30 Dec 2016 at 7:55am

  Hoss, a boxer mix, is about four years old and at 61 pounds, he is a big ol’ love-bug of a dog who loves playing ball and can catch it in mid air. He already knows some commands — sit, down, crawl, come, stay and shake — as he’s a hard worker, motivated by […]

2016: A year of loss and anger

Posted on 30 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

It has been a year of loss, of anger and of hate, and few of us are sad to see 2016 coming to an end. Join us as we take a look back at the top stories of this long and stressful year, and hopefully we can re-energize ourselves and prepare to fight the battles […]

2016: A timeline

Posted on 30 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

January • Chief Justice Roy Moore halts same-sex marriages in Alabama, in defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling. • Kroger announces plan to expand, put Oak Lawn branch library on its roof. • Round-Up Saloon hosts a self-defense workshop, in response to ongoing attacks in the gayborhood. • A judge dismisses a lawsuit […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-23-16

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:40am

  ­­­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 Erin Moore; United Black Ellument hosts […]

Putting the government on notice

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Women’s March on Austin, along with marches in D.C. and around the globe, intend to send a message on equal rights as Trump takes office   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Organizers are expecting between 10,000 and 15,000 people to converge on the Texas State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 21 for the 2017 Women’s March […]

Don’t set negative goals

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

A counseling tune-up may be just what you need to help you start the year right   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer For some of its clients, Legacy Counseling Center has become a home base. And Legacy’s Executive Director Melissa Grove said this is a time of year when she sees a number of […]

Karen Estes was an ally before there was a word for it

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

Her name won’t appear on any buildings, though she clearly helped build them   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Former Resource Center co-Executive Director Karen Estes died on Dec. 16 following a brief illness. Estes was a straight ally of the LGBT, but she had been an ally since the 1980s — before the […]

Pet of the week •12-16-16

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

  Handsome Kiki is an Alaskan husky mix, who is about 4 months old and weighs about 38 pounds. He came to Operation Kindness when his former owner realized he didn’t have enough time or space for such an active and big dog. Kiki needs an active family with a big yard for exercise and […]