Club Dallas celebrates 42 years in business

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 6:45am

A complete rebuild or renovation is in the bathhouse’s near future DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer After 42 years in the same location, several expansions into adjacent buildings and a number of cosmetic makeovers, Club Dallas will either undergo a major renovation or rebuild on the same location, according to its manager Josh Smith. […]

Pet of the Week • 07-29-16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:55am

Jenny is a 3-month-old shepherd mix that, already weighing in at 37 pounds, will likely be a pretty big dog when she’s grown. She’s always a happy puppy and rarely barks. She loves walks and is looking for an active family. With a little training, she will be a great companion. Other pets are available […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-29-16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:50am

­­­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 Amanda Robinson and Sharon Herrera; United Black […]

Jonathan’s Place

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

Earlier this year, Jonathan’s Place received Human Rights Campaign’s All Children All Families Seal of Recognition for its work with LGBT families, the first agency in Texas to achieve that certification. Jonathan’s Place runs an emergency shelter for children that have been removed from their homes and an inclusive foster care and adoption program that […]

Burlesque with a queer twist

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:30am

More than 50 performers from across Texas and the U.S. converge on Dallas this weekend for the inaugural Texas Queerlesque Festival. The event includes two main stage shows and two days of workshops, networking events and vendors. Networking and education events take place at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St., and the two showcase events will […]

Black like Aubri

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:15am

Lesbian moms expected their child to have every educational opportunity available — not the blatant racial discrimination they find themselves fighting   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer How does a parent react when her African-American child’s been discriminated against in school? Do you have “the talk” with your child to learn how to get […]

Recognizing the reality of LGBT domestic abuse

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:00am

  Michelle May O’Neil  |  Special Contributor editor@dallasvoice.com   We don’t generally think of domestic violence in same-sex relationships. Society views the stereotypic domestic violence victim as a passive, small woman being assaulted by a large overbearing man. But domestic violence occurs in same-sex relationships, too, and LGBT domestic abuse  victims are generally more isolated […]

Aspiring to new heights

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 6:45am

New clinic offers personalized approach to parenthood through IVF, with a special outreach to the LGBTQ community   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor T.J. Farnsworth had just started a company offering community-based cancer services “literally from my kitchen table” when he met “the most wonderful woman you can imagine,” he said. “But because I was […]

Transgender activist to speak at Democratic National Convention

Posted on 25 Jul 2016 at 9:36am

  Sarah McBride scheduled to deliver historic speech on Thursday   MICHAEL K. LAVERS | Washington Blade Courtesy National Gay Media Association   PHILADELPHIA — Sarah McBride this week will become the first openly transgender person to speak at a major party convention. McBride — who is the national press secretary for the Human Rights […]

The Gay Agenda • 07-22-16

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 8:05am

  ­­­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 […]