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Cassie Nova

Karma chameleon: This diva can take it as good as she gives Hey, y’all. It’s me, Cassie Nova, superstar of the Rose Room and all around badass! I’m here every other week to answer some of life’s most difficult questions. … Continue reading

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Dallas’ new diversity officer plans citywide program

In newly-created position, North Texas newcomer Cheryl Orr still learning about city’s gay community ANNA WAUGH  |  Contributing Writer annamwaugh@gmail.com Cheryl Orr has spent more than two decades working in human resources, but she’s never quite had a position like … Continue reading

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Asst. city atty. John Rogers is stepping down

Gay lawyer shares how Dallas has evolved on LGBT issues in 26-year career   ANNA WAUGH  |  Contributing Writer annamwaugh@gmail.com John Rogers remembers a time when his sexuality hindered him from working at a Dallas law firm. After working at … Continue reading

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Gay groups banned from Republican convention

ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor Texas LGBT Republicans have been barred from participating in the state’s Republican convention held next weekend in Fort Worth. While gays are welcome to attend, their organizations are not allowed to have booths at the … Continue reading

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Dallas to mark Pride Month with citywide events

For fourth year, a proclamation will be issued by city, and for third year in a row city, library partners for events all month long   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor For LGBT Dallasites, the options for social outings during … Continue reading

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Texas marriage cases stall in state, federal courts

Appeals court denies petition to expedite hearing while state Supreme Court drags feet on same-sex divorce ruling   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor As judges continue to rule in state after state that marriage amendments barring same-sex unions are unconstitutional … Continue reading

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Dallas lesbian launches LGBT talent agency

Having witnessed discrimination when representing queer talent, Lanisha “Taye’ Taylor took her experience and launched her own entertainment company   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor Lanisha “Taye” Taylor has worked in the entertainment industry for years as a dancer, promoter, … Continue reading

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Gay groups banned from Texas Republican Convention next weekend

Texas LGBT Republicans have been barred from participating in the state’s Republican convention held next weekend in Fort Worth.
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Gay couple turned away from Pittsburg restaurant because of sexuality

A couple was allegedly told not to return to Big Earls restaurant because they’re gay.
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WNBA to market to LGBT fans

The WNBA commissioned a 2012 study that found a quarter of lesbians polled watch WNBA games on television, and about one fifth have attended games. Continue reading

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