Aiming to engage, striving for change

Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 12:45pm

Congressional candidate Lorie L. Burch hopes to help heal a divided nation   Tammye Nash | Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Lorie L. Burch says her campaign to replace Sam Johnson as the congressmember from Texas’ 3rd District in 2018 isn’t about her need to fill a powerful elected office. Instead, she hopes that — win or […]

The boys are back in town

Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 12:05pm

Dallas’ starring role in the revival of Mr. Gay America   Brandi Amara Skyy | Contributing Writer brandiamaraskyy@gmail.com Ever since the introduction of RuPaul and his Drag Race into mainstream social consciousness, everyone — and I mean EVERYONE — loves drag (and are voicing their opinions about it). There are RuPaul’s Drag Race watch parties […]

Protecting progress

Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 12:00pm

Since 2003, the LGBT community has made huge strides, but maintaining those rights will take vigilance   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling overturning an Arkansas law that allowed a non-biological opposite-sex father to be listed as a parent on birth certificates, but did not […]

Pet of the week • 06-30-17

Posted on 30 Jun 2017 at 7:30am

  Say hello to Itty Bitty. He is a 7-year-old, brown tabby and white domestic shorthair mix. Like his name suggests, he’s a small guy, weighing only 4 pounds, but he has a huge heart. He was surrendered to the SPCA of Texas on Feb. 10 because his previous owner developed allergies to him. He […]

The Gay Agenda • 06-30-17

Posted on 30 Jun 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 guests are Roger Wedell and Judy Sherman from […]

Celebrating 47 years of hope

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:40am

Cathedral of Hope celebrates its 47th anniversary this summer with a variety of events. The centerpiece is a series of fundraising dinners in homes and restaurants throughout July and August. The Rev. Neil Cazares-Thomas said two years ago that members did something like this and were very successful, explaining that “It gave people an opportunity […]

Pet of the week • 06-23-17

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:35am

Say hello to Simba, a bona-fide house panther with sleek black fur and bright yellow-green eyes. Ok — he’s actually a 2-year-old domestic shorthair mix. But like his namesake, he is friendly, loyal, playful and adventurous. He will roar — or meow — excitedly every time you come to visit him. He loves being petted, […]

OBITUARY • 06-23-17 • Nathan Cullen Terry

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:30am

Nathan Cullen Terry, age 50, went to be with his Lord Thursday, May 25. He is survived by Raymond B. White III (Trey), sister Elizabeth C. Moore of Abilene, brother Clay Terry of Elizabeth, CO., brother Marshall C. Terry of St.George, Utah many nieces, nephews, extended family and lifelong friends. There will be a Celebration […]

The Gay Agenda • 06-23-17

Posted on 23 Jun 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 guests are Brian Price and Theresa O’Donnell from […]

QueerBomb takes Pride back to its roots

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:15am

Celebrating Pride is an ‘act of revolution,’ organizer says Tammye Nash | Managing Editor   We started QueerBomb four years ago because we sensed a need for change in the community, specifically in the way we celebrate Pride,” explained QueerBomb organizer Daniel Mullens-Spencer. “We wanted to do a Pride celebration that was in Pride Month, […]