Tag: grand marshal

Voting underway for Dallas Pride grand marshals

Six people have been nominated for Grand Marshal of Dallas Pride. All of them deserve to win. In alphabetical order, the nominees are Oliver Blumer, Carter Brown, Wayne Davis, Patti Fink, Evilu Pridgeon and Jeffrey Payne.

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LGBT candidates fare well across electoral spectrum

Houston’s lesbian Mayor Annise Parker leads the list of openly LGBT candidates, 75 percent of whom won in elections this week Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com Tuesday was a very good day for openly LGBT candidates...

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Pride 2011 • The mom of Caven Enterprises

From cooking Thanksgiving dinner for Daire Center clients to heading up the team that builds the Caven parade float, parade co-grand marshal Chris Bengston has been a force behind the scenes of the community for 26 years DAVID...

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A decade of remembrance

RIDERLESS CARRIAGE | Ten years after 9/11, the American landscape looks far different — for gay rights as well. What a difference a decade makes. In September of 2001, days after the loss of lives on 9/11 scarred America, the...

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Roseanne as SLC gay Pride grand marshal

Roseanne Barr-slash-Arnold-slash-nothing has been pretty upfront about her personal history, being abused while growing up in conservative Salt Lake City. She’s certainly been a pioneer for gay issues over her long career,...

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Notable deaths: Wagner, Raggio, LaLanne

Carolyn Wagner Carolyn Wagner Former P-FLAG vice president Carolyn Wagner, 57, died of cancer in Tulsa. Wagner became an advocate for the LGBT community after her son was a victim of bullying. She sued the Fayetteville, Ark.,...

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Courting the voters for the title of emperor

Man, woman vying for emperor of United Court of the Lone Star Empire continue organization’stradition of fundraising DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Jimmie Tucker is running against Terry Youdan to become...

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A conversation with Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaks during Dallas Pride on Sunday, Sept. 19. (Photo courtesy Steve Krueger) DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Houston Mayor Annise Parker said she was delighted to be asked to come...

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Will Phillips speaks at Pride parade

Will Phillips may be only 10 years old, but he is a young man with a lot of courage and a unique voice — and a lot of fans and supporters in his hometown of Fayetteville, Ark. When it was first announced last week that Will had...

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Another honor for Constance

Constance McMillen made headlines around the country when she sued officials at her school, Itawamba Agricultural High School in Mississippi because they refused to let her wear a tuxedo to her senior prom and take her...

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