Tag: David Webb

A lonely man

Shawna Woods tried to help her stepbrother, but a ‘brutal’ upbringing and mental illness took...

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Gun Barrel City mayor stops police harassment at gay bar

Employees of Garlows, a gay bar located on Cedar Creek Lake, said police surveillance of the bar had been going on for several weeks before a number of patrons were stopped by police on April 5. Several were arrested for DUI. The bar’s owner was arrested for public intoxication while he was walking home.

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OUT on the street

Homeless LGBT youth in Dallas often turn to drugs, prostitution if social workers don’t find them first — and advocates say they need the community’s help DAVID WEBB  |  Contributing Writer Every weekend a hunt takes place on...

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So what if being gay IS a choice?

Despite some activists’ outrage over actress Cynthia Nixon’s recent comments, it doesn’t really matter how we became LGBT David Webb The Rare Reporter After four decades of watching people struggle to keep up with the...

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Saying goodbye to Friends

Nationally known Cedar Creek Lake bar closes after 15 years DAVID WEBB  |  Contributing Writer [email protected] GUN BARREL CITY — For 15 years Friends was the little gay bar that did it all in the most unlikely of...

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The show goes on

Partners in life and in business, Darryl Allara and Ken Freehill travel the world staging theatrical productions for the Army. And they have seen a difference since the end of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ David Webb  |  Contributing...

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FEEDBACK: Why treat gossip as news?

Why is the Voice treating gossip as news? Let’s take a page from an eighth-grade government textbook: In the United States of America, our justice system operates on the principle of innocent until proven guilty. Roughly...

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Activist’s exposé on Perry hits the market

Former legislator Glen Maxey says he was motivated to write about governor’s alleged gay affairs by Perry’s hypocrisy; that he has moved to a ‘safe house’ following threats David Webb  |  Contributing Writer...

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Senior Class

Cannon Flowers has teamed up with Resource Center Dallas on a project to gauge and meet the needs of LGBT seniors David Webb  |  Contributing Writer [email protected] It was an irony of life that caused community activist...

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Another misstep for Perry’s campaign

  Hateful bigotry of Texas governor’s presidential campaign ad is surpassed only by its asininity David Webb The Rare Reporter Just when I thought the 2012 Rick Perry for President campaign couldn’t get any nuttier, guess what?...

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Knowing the stats, finding help

Despite the perception, suicide rate is usually down during the holidays. But the statistics are still alarming One of the biggest myths about suicide apparently is that people are more likely to kill themselves during the...

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Putting our children at risk

David Webb The Rare Reporter Child sexual abuse a concern for everyone, especially LGBT parents Most people would probably agree there is no resource that a society cherishes more than its children. So it is hard to fathom how...

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Republican candidates: Obama’s biggest plus

  David Webb The Rare Reporter One after another, Republican presidential candidates seem determined to self-destruct, which puts the Democratic incumbent ahead of the pack Anyone wanting to see President Barack Obama serve a...

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The dangers of conversion therapy

Southern Poverty Law Center, Truth Wins Out join forces to shine a light into the darkness of those who try to change others’ orientation Imagine being told your lifetime of thoughts and feelings were unacceptable, and that what...

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