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Buli is closing

Rob Auman and Robert Clawson announced Buli will close on Sept. 27. They bought the Cedar Springs cafe from Scott Whittall in Nov. 2

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Dallas Gay Basketball Association revs up with two events this week

With all the sports leagues in the LGBT community here, we’ve long been without a basketball one — until now. As one of the organizers of the new Dallas Gay Basketball Association, Steven Coleman has been helping to get the … Continue reading

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Deaths • 02.10.12

Wade Petrik, 52, aka “Dixie Normous” of Dallas died peacefully at his home on Newton Avenue in Oak Lawn on Feb. 3, 2012. Petrik was born Sept. 8, 1959 in Burlington, N.J., to Marianne and Bill Petrik. He grew up … Continue reading

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Annise Parker now co-chair of “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry,” Austin’s Leffingwell joins

Houstini reported yesterday that Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker was scheduled to appear at the “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry” press conference in Washington D.C., and that she was the only Texas mayor to participate. This morning we found out … Continue reading

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Rawlings ‘personally’ supports marriage

Dallas mayor won’t sign pledge but says gay couples should have the right to wed JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Although he declined to sign a pledge in support of same-sex marriage this week, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings declared … Continue reading

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Season 2 of “Big Rich Texas” premieres Feb. 19

The Style Network’s Big Rich Texas was one of, I think, 24,604 reality TV shows set in or around North Texas in 2011 (that’s just an estimate), and despite trafficking in cliches about Texas hair and such, it turned out … Continue reading

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Our gay Texas

Readers Voice Awards’ ‘Gay Texas’ photo contest entries show great talent The Dallas Voice’s Readers Voice Awards are underway (you can vote online right now, at DFWReadersVoice.com), where you can vote on your favorite whatevers — criminal attorney, chef, boutique, … Continue reading

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Meredith Baxter to narrate Camina doc about Rainbow Lounge raid

Robert L. Camina, the North Texas filmmaker who has been putting together a documentary about the June 2009 raid on Fort Worth’s Rainbow Lounge for two years, has scored a coup: He has tapped TV icon Meredith Baxter to narrate. … Continue reading

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Dallas VA hospital to decide within ‘a few weeks’ on discipline for nurse accused of anti-gay tirade

Five weeks after our initial story on Esther Garatie, The Dallas Morning News (subscription only) published a piece on the front page of its Metro section Sunday about the lesbian Marine veteran who alleges she was subject to a hateful … Continue reading

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GOP hopefuls pledge to investigate gays if elected

Is this what a gay Republican looks like? We all know that good traditional GOP values include family and limited government. So of course it makes sense to demand of GOP presidential candidates that they insist on pursuing a divisive … Continue reading

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