Tag: lesbian couple

Creech advocates for LGBT rights

Pastor lost his ordination in 1999 for performing same-sex wedding DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com It was in the 1980s that a member of  the Rev. Jimmy Creech’s  church came out to him as gay, it didn’t just...

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Gay divorce cases before Texas Supreme Court

Panel requests briefs, indicating it may rule on whether couples married elsewhere can divorce here CLICK HERE TO READ BRIEFS FROM THE DALLAS GAY DIVORCE CASE JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Nearly...

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Marrying for love, marching for equality

Dallas lesbian couple 1 of at least 5 couples participating in a marriage equality march and mass wedding Saturday in downtown Dallas DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Ashlyn Jones and Amanda Evans are getting...

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UPDATE: Lesbian couple to receive apology

In today’s paper, I wrote about an incident that happened at the State Fair of Texas last weekend. A couple was called over to a booth with their seven-year-old daughter to win a prize. Instead, they were subjected to an...

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Testing a new era: Who defines spouse?

IN DOUBT BECAUSE OF DOMA | NCLR attorney Shannon Minter, third from left, stands with other marriage equality supporters outside the California State Supreme Court during a March, 2008 press conference. Minter says that...

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Florida trying to cash in on NY marriage law

South Florida, and especially Fort Lauderdale, is expecting a gay honeymoon boom with the beginning of same-sex marriage in New York, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel. The Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce is...

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Discrimination at Dollywood?

Now, I am and long have been a huge fan of Dolly Parton. Going to Dollywood would be almost a religious pilgrimage for me. My best friends says when he dies, he wants to be cremated and his ashes scattered over Dollywood. And...

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Anti-gay measures filed in Texas House

Dennis Coleman As deadline looms, Chisum files bill to give AG more time to intervene in same-sex divorce case; Workman files resolution urging Obama to defend DOMA DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Just...

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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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