Tag: Judge

A beer by any other name…

On the long list of ridiculous Texas laws the alcoholic beverage code would have to take up about half the space (although that whole “no marriage equality” thing is pretty far up there), but it seems like at least a...

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SEX… in a fashion

The DMA’s exhibit on the fashions of Jean Paul Gaultier exudes sex appeal with a big dose of flamboyance   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com For a man best known for creating the Valkyrie-like...

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Starvoice • 09.16.11

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Twiggy turns 62 on Monday. Known mostly for her mod, androgynous look of the ’60s, the style icon was one of fashion’s first supermodels. She returned to fashion somewhat as a judge on America’s Next Top...

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DOMA ruled unconstitutional by bankruptcy court

A federal bankruptcy court in California on Monday ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles ruled that it is...

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Judge to rule this week in Nikki Araguz case

Nikki Araguz Transgender widow vows appeal if she loses case JUAN A. LOZANO  |  Associated Press WHARTON, Texas — The transgender widow of a Texas firefighter will likely learn next week whether his family’s request to...

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Dallas Cocktail Challenge tonight at Round-Up

Mixologists vie for top bartending bragging rights Tonight,  Palm Springs (yes, the Palm Springs destination spot) is once again hosting its Summer Splash Cocktail Challenge, looking for the best bartender in the country. The...

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Judge Reverses on Lesbian Name Change

A circuit court judge in Virginia, who originally ruled in October that a woman could not take the last name of her lesbian partner, reversed that decision, ruling that her name change could go forward. Advocate.com: Daily...

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Judge: Cop Doesn’t Have to Out Officers

A county judge decided that a police sergeant in Roseville, Calif., will not have to name other gay and lesbian officers in a discrimination lawsuit three officers filed against the city last year. Advocate.com: Daily...

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Prop. 8 Appeal Judge Won’t Recuse Himself

Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. court of appeals for the ninth circuit denied a request by Prop. 8 supporters to disqualify himself from the case because his wife is a former director of the ACLU’s Southern California...

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