Tag: issues

The good, the bad & the ‘A-List’

These arts, cultural & sports stories defined gay Dallas in 2011 A lot of eyes were focused on Dallas nationally in 2011 — for good and bad — but much of what made the city a fun place last year has specific queer appeal....

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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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What’s Shakin’ – Election Day

1. It’s election day in Houston! The Mayor, Comptroller, City Council and three Houston Independent School Board Trustee seats are up for grabs. Decisions made today will affect policy-making decisions on LGBT issues for...

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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 taffet@dallasvoice.com 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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GLBT Broadway pre-show chat at ‘Hair’ tonight

‘Hair’ raising experience How gay is the musical Hair? Find out at this special performance as the Lexus Broadway series presents GLBT Broadway in Hamon Hall. The pre-show event features Dallas Voice LifeStyle Editor Arnold...

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Starvoice • 09.09.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Jennifer Hudson turns 30 on Monday. The Oscar winner has made headlines in the recent past mostly on her weight loss. She talks to Self magazine this month about losing over 80 pounds. This...

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Applause: Broadgay at Winspear

Lexus series adds queer event to upcoming season of musicals What’s gay about ‘Jersey Boys’? The GLBT Broadway subscriber series at the Winspear will tell you. The Lexus Broadway Series offers a muscular lineup of shows that...

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Texas: A not-so-great state

As Perry eyes the presidency and Dewhurst makes a bid for the Senate, let’s look at the story the numbers really tell Phyllis Guest | Taking Note It seems that while David Dewhurst is running for the U.S. Senate, Rick Perry —...

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Starvoice • 06.17.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Meredith Baxter turns 64 on Tuesday. For most of the ’80s, Baxter played Elyse Keaton on Family Ties. She’s mostly been seen in TV films and guest-starring roles. In an interview with Matt Lauer...

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Local Briefs

CCGLA surveys candidates, sets meet-and-greet events As municipal elections approach, the Collin County Gay & Lesbian Alliance has sent an online survey to city council, school board and mayoral candidates in Allen, Frisco,...

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