The Gay Agenda • 04-08-16

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 7:50am

Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m.for that week’s issue. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guests are Carter and Espy Brown of Black Trans Advocacy; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS [...]

Gay man attacked inside strip club

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 7:40am

Victim claims waiter broke his jaw, assailants yelled anti-gay slurs DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Cory Weddington said that he and his two female friends had been inside a North Dallas strip club for only a few minutes on Friday night, April 1, when he was attacked by a waiter and security personnel, [...]

‘Nothing left to throw at us’

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 7:15am

In the face of criticism, Planned Parenthood is expanding services, including services for trans people   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Last year, a day after Thanksgiving, Robert Dear Jr., a self-described “warrior for babies,” killed three people and injured nine others at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Around that same time, Republicans [...]

No tie, please

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 7:00am

The 11th annual No Tie Dinner benefiting ASD takes place at Frontiers of Flight Museum DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer The James Bond film You Only Live Twice provides the theme for this year’s No Tie Dinner. No Tie raises money for AIDS Services Dallas, the agency that provides housing for people living with [...]

Honoring equality

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 6:45am

GLBT Chamber awards honor businesses, advocates   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer North GLBT Chamber of Commerce hosts the 11th annual Celebration of Excellence awards honoring businesses and individuals who for LGBT equality on Friday, April 15. In addition to presenting the 2015 Business in Excellence Awards, the chamber will also honor four legislative advocates [...]

The Gay Agenda • 04-01-16

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:45am

  Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue. • Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is Jennifer Maddox from Jonathan’s Place; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in [...]

Obituary • 04-01-16

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

  Neil Emmons died in his sleep on March 31. An autopsy is expected. Emmons served eight years as a City Plan Commissioner and was term limited out when he left the commission in 2009. He returned to the board when Councilman Adam Medrano appointed him. Emmons had served as president of the Oak Lawn [...]

String of violent crimes prompts new Arlington initiative

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

Two of three of gay man’s attackers arrested   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson formed a city-wide task force late last month to address the uptick of violent attacks in the city, including a March 6 attack that left a gay man in a lot of pain and with a [...]

Pet of the Week • 04-01-16

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:30am

  Justin is a domestic longhair mix who is about 2 years old. At 7 pounds, he is a relative small boy. He came to Operation Kindness from another shelter and is looking for a new forever home in the DFW area. Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. [...]

Fashioning a new career

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:15am

With the help of UBE, Joshwae Anderson is overcoming obstacles on his road to success DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Joshwae Anderson had long dreamed of becoming a fashion designer. So he moved to Dallas from Tyler to attend Wade College, the school for merchandising and design located in Infomart. But until he enrolled [...]