Pet of the Week • 10-31-14

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 7:55am

Meet April O’Neil, a pretty little girl who came to Operation Kindness from a local city shelter looking for a place to call home. April O’Neil appears to be a miniature wirehaired dachshund mix and has the soft wiry coat of the breed. She is a calm, sweet pup and will make a wonderful new [...]

Scam artist working Cedar Springs bars

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 7:55am

DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer A man posing as a modeling agent has been scamming men at bars along Cedar Springs Road with promises of travel and a modeling career, Dallas Police officials warn. One victim had his credit ruined but claims another had his identity stolen and bank account drained. Dallas LGBT Police Liaison [...]

Local Briefs • 10-31-14

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 7:45am

Dallas Diablos vs. The Sisters The third annual Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence kickball game against the Dallas Diablos Rugby team takes place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 at  Glencoe Park, 5300 Martel Ave. The game raises money for Legacy Counseling Center.   Saddle Up Hollywood Style The third annual Saddle Up Hollywood Style [...]

Preparing for the battles to come

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 7:15am

NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendall says as marriage equality looms, it’s time to look ahead and to stand with others fighting for their rights Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The legal battle over same-sex marriage has grabbed headlines and taken center stage in recent week. But that’s only one battlefront in the overall fight for [...]

Natinsky: ‘I’m just compassionate about serving the public’

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 7:00am

Republican candidate for county judge says incumbent shows off rather than governing James Russell  |  Staff Writer Dallas Voice: You served on the Dallas City Council. Now you’re running as a Republican for county judge. There are big differences between city and county governments.  Ron Natinsky: I came from the private sector, so it was [...]

“We need Democrats to get out and vote”

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 6:45am

Sam Houston, the Democrat running for attorney general, talks about his opponent, his upbringing and his uphill climb for attorney general. James Russell  |  Staff Writer Dallas Voice: Why are you running?  Sam Houston: I’m running because the incumbent, Greg Abbott, has politicized the office. It has been used to benefit the Republicans, not ordinary [...]

PRIDE Calendar • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:15am

October Oct. 25: Halloween on Cedar Springs Road November •  Nov. 6: The Truth About LGBTQ Teen Pregnancy and Sensitivity Training Presented by Real Live Connection. Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak St. 9–10:30 a.m. RSVP to • Nov. 6: UNT Libraries and the Portal to Texas History celebrate 2.5 million pages [...]


Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:10am

The Dallas Way gave the University of North Texas Libraries a $15,000 donation that will allow the library to triple the amount of LGBT content in the digital library. Six major documents collections — those of the Texas Human Rights Foundation, Jack Evans and George Harris, Dallas Voice’s original editor Dennis Vercher, Al Daniels, Molly [...]


Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:05am

Dallas City Council members, from left, Dwaine Caraway, Philip Kingson, Adam Medrano, Jennifer Staubach Gates and Lee Kleinman, led a bicycle ride from Main Street Garden around downtown to City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to highlight the city’s bike plan. About 35 miles of new bike paths and lanes are under construction. An extension [...]

Death • 10-24-14

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 8:00am

Robert “Rob” Charles Ruhlin, 33, of Dallas died Saturday, Oct. 18, at Methodist Dallas Medical Center as a result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident. Services will be held at Dettling Funeral Home in Houston at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24. A memorial will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at The [...]