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 russell@dallasvoice.com 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 russell@dallasvoice.com   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 [...]

INFLUENTIAL

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. [...]

AIDS Outreach Center honors donors, funds mental health counseling

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 7:00am

The Red Ribbon Circle came from 2 challenge grants   James Russell  |  Staff Writer AIDS Healthcare Foundation presented a check to the AIDS Outreach Center on Monday, Sept. 22, fulfilling its promise to match all donations of more than $1,000 during the center’s successful Red Ribbon campaign. When The Meadows Foundation of Dallas presented [...]

‘Cure’ in disguise

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 6:45am

Arlington ‘ministry’ dedicated to ‘curing’ homosexuality gets prize money for NT Giving Day fundraising efforts Tyler Curry  |  Contributing Writer nash@dallasvoice.com When it comes to the people of North Texas, the phrase “go big or go home” certainly applies —  especially when it comes to their pocketbooks. The sixth annual North Texas Giving Day took [...]