6 months later

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

49 killed at Pulse remembered in memorials in Orlando Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Relatives, friends and survivors of the June 12 Orlando nightclub massacre stood outside Pulse where candles were lit behind stars with the names of each of the 49 patrons killed, as they remembered the six-month mark Monday, Dec. 12, of the […]

The Gay Agenda • 12-16-16

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:45am

  ­­­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 Dallas County Commissioner Theresa Daniel; United […]

LGBT Texan of the Year

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Resource Center CEO Cece Cox took her agency to new heights in 2016, but family, friends and coworkers praise her dedication to family as much as to community Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer This has been a banner year for Resource Center. And CEO Cece Cox is the one […]

Bigger, better Pride

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

Dallas Pride committee announces plan to expand celebration to two days, with the Festival in the Park on Saturday, and the Pride parade on Sunday   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The 2017 Dallas Pride festivities are expanding in 2017, with the Festival in the Park moving to Saturday while the Alan Ross Texas Freedom […]

Promise House opening LGBT facility

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

New group home in Oak Cliff will supplement other services offered to LGBT and other youth   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Promise House, the Oak Cliff agency that houses homeless teens, will soon be opening a house for 18-to-21-year-old LGBT youth. Promise House CEO Ashley Lind doesn’t yet have a specific opening date, […]

Almost there

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:55am

Resource Center looking for $225,000 to reach capital campaign goal by Dec. 31   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor After eight years of effort, with about three weeks left to go before it’s done, Resource Center needs only $225,000 to meet its capital campaign goal. “The capital campaign will end on Dec. 31,” the agency’s […]

The Gay Agenda •12-09-16

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:45am

  ­­­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 Marge Petty and Daniel Bouton from […]

Make a wish

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:15am

Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network hopes to make a few dreams come true for some chronically ill North Texans   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It all started as a wish,” Brian Paris said, explaining how the new nonprofit called Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network came to be. “I was having lunch with a friend […]

An activist, a mentor, a friend

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 7:00am

Fairness Fort Worth co-founder and president David Henderson, who died Dec. 3, helped his city’s LGBT community find it’s voice   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The man that the Rev. Carol West called the conscience of Fort Worth’s LGBT community has died. David Henderson, president of Fairness Fort Worth, died Saturday, Dec. 3, […]

Kindness is key, not labels

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 6:45am

At the Salvation Army in Dallas, preaching the gospel means caring for people without discrimination   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer This holiday season, you can donate to the bell ringers in Dallas without worrying that you are funding bigotry. Because here, the Salvation Army delivers its services without discrimination. The agency offers its […]