Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 8:05am

Attorneys Whitley, Duggan leading seminar on LGBT estate planning as part of SOLID TALK series   JENNY BLOCK  |Contributing   It’s no secret that the LGBT community faces added challenges when it comes to legally protecting ourselves and our families. That is particularly true when it comes to handling our assets while we’re alive, [...]

Pet of the week • 10-03-14

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 8:00am

Meet Robin, a blond Labrador that was transferred from a local shelter to Operation Kindness for a better chance at finding a loving home. He will not need a great deal of grooming; a good brushing two to three times weekly will do. Robin is a very friendly boy. He would love to have a [...]

Local Briefs • 10-03-14

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:55am

Outrageous Oral at UNT library    The Dallas Way in conjunction with the Willis Library at the University of North Texas presents the 13th installment of Outrageous Oral, the oral history project that records stories told by members of the North Texas LGBT community.   The five speakers are UNT associate professor Clark A. Pomerleau, [...]

Cowtown Pride

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:15am

  James Russell  |  Staff Writer When Sharon Herrera and Tori van Fleet-Kujala learned they would be this year’s Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association grand marshals, along with former AIDS Outreach Center director Allan Gould, they were both shocked. “I was shocked and tearful because I thought of my friend and mentor Tom [...]

Use your voice: Vote

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:00am

  Monday, Oct. 6 is last day to register in time to vote this November James Russell  |  Staff Writer   If you want to vote in the Nov. 4 general election in Texas but have not gotten around to registering, you still have time. But not that much time. To be eligible to [...]

Speak Out Poll: Should North Texas Giving Day grant funds go to a gay ‘cure’ ministry?

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 11:29am

Scene 09-26-14

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 11:18am

Making the SCENE the week of Sept. 26–Oct. 2: Gay Softball World Series: Closing ceremony and street party at 7 p.m.–midnight on Saturday. Alexandre’s: Denise Lee at 10 p.m. on Friday. Deborah Cox at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Lala J at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. So Strung Out accoustic at 9 p.m. on Thursday. Best [...]


Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 7:50am

INFLUENTIAL  |  The Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau held a reception at The Hickory Street Annex near Fair Park on Sept. 18 to introduce its “LGBT Big Influencers,” 11 LGBT men and women chosen as LGBT ambassadors for the city. They are Marcus Monson, Vanessa Benavides, Blake Baker, Angela Amos, Malcolm Gage Jr., Krystal Summers, [...]

Local briefs • 09-26-14

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 7:20am

Fahari Arts celebrates Dallas Black Pride Fahari Arts Institute celebrates Dallas Black Pride with a evening of spoken word, dance and film, 8:30 p.m.–midnight, Friday,  Sept. 26, at South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 Fitzhugh Ave. This month’s Queerly Speaking features guest artist Jamie Thompson, a Belize native who received a B.F.A. in dance performance and [...]

Resolution could advance pro-LGBT legislation

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 7:15am

Councilwoman who refuses to sign a city council welcome letter for Pride came up with wording for a resolution that supports LGBT bills DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Vonciel Jones Hill this week proposed a resolution that will advance LGBT equality legislation on the agenda of the Dallas lobbyists in Austin during the upcoming session. [...]