Tag: family

Christmas is another reminder I was switched at birth

I was switched at birth. I’m certain of it, and each time I attend one of those torturous rituals some people call family reunions, I become more convinced there is no possible way I could share any genes with the people who mysteriously share my last name.

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GLBT Community Center offers Christmas Dinner

For many, Christmas is a time for family, but as we all know, not everyone in the LGBT community is on the best terms with their family, and for others financial concerns keep them from traveling during the holidays. For those...

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World AIDS Day event planned in Plano

In addition to co-sponsoring the World AIDS Day event at the new Main Street Garden in Dallas, C.U.R.E. will host a commemoration in Plano. Billed as a ceremony of healing and hope, the Plano gathering will remember people lost...

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‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer [email protected] When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army...

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Banks Appointed to Citizen Police Oversight Board

On Wednesday the Houston City Council confirmed Mayor Annise Parker’s appointment of Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus President Kris Banks to the Independent Police Oversight Board.  The Oversight Board provides a way for...

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Defining Homes • Super (re)model

Remodeler Chris Sandlin says slow your roll before that redux By Jonanna Widner As a third-generation homebuilder and remodeler, it’s no surprise that Chris Sandlin opted out of a journalism career and instead chose the family...

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Tarrant Country Pride Picnic today at Trinity Park

The more the merrier Head to Trinity Park Arts Pavilion today for a good ol’ fashion picnic, but with gay people. Live entertainment, games, family and pet friendly events and even food and drink make up the annual Tarrant...

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Death • 09.30.11

Wendy Churitch, 55, died suddenly at her home in Irving early Thursday morning, Sept. 29. Churitch was born July 26, 1956, and grew up in Chicago. She moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in 1980. She was known and much...

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Good Christian belle

Gay ally Kristin Chenoweth talks about her new country music CD (she adores Dolly!), queers … and the right way to be a Christian THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO KRISTIN | The performer has conquered stage, recording, TV …...

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Movie Monday: ‘Warrior’ in wide release

Here’s the beef There are worse ways to spend two hours in a movie theater than watching hulking, half-naked man-meat wail on each other — in fact, it’s hard to imagine a better way. That’s at least part of the appeal of...

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