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Spirit of Giving: Pam’s Presents Toy Drive for Genesis Women’s Shelter

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the holiday season kicks into high gear, the LGBT community of North Texas once again is responding in a variety of ways to help out those who are less fortunate. This week Dallas Voice profiles five events … Continue reading

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Applause: Stage pink

Queer highlights from the upcoming theater season RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer Anticipation should be strong for the upcoming theater season in general. Ambitious shows like Giant, The Tempest, West Side Story and Hairspray all dot the stage horizon. But … Continue reading

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Master of HIS domain

Ben Starr, the recently out Dallas cheftestant on Fox’s ‘MasterChef,’ camps it up on Gordon Ramsay’s cooking competition series ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com ……………………. MASTERCHEF Airs Tuesdays on Fox (Ch. 4) at 8 p.m. ……………………. When Lewisville-based … Continue reading

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Dallas’ Gretchen Hamm among Human Rights Campaign’s ‘Mothers of the Year’

Gretchen Hamm Gretchen Hamm of Dallas, who founded TwoBrides.com and TwoGrooms.com in 2000, is one of six “Mothers of the Year” announced today by the Human Rights Campaign. Hamm’s lesbian daughter, Kathryn, was getting married in 1999 when Gretchen discovered … Continue reading

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WATCH: Janet Dowell’s award-winning PSA

A few months ago, lesbian North Texas mom Janet Dowell made a PSA about bullying that ended up getting some recognition. Problem was, it wasn’t embeddable on our blog. Well, that’s fixed. Now you can see the segment without searching … Continue reading

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OWN and ‘Becoming Chaz’

When I first heard that Oprah Winfrey was starting her own network — aptly called the Oprah Winfrey Network or OWN — I was expecting something like Lifetime or even The Hallmark Channel. Who knew we’d end up with a … Continue reading

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‘Daphne’s Mom’ threatened with church expulsion

I love how this article begins, “Ruh-roh: The Daphne mom saga continues.” Not so crazy about the way this Mom is being treated by her church. John wrote about the mom whose boy wanted to be Daphne from Scooby Doo … Continue reading

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Hope for the future: Another youngster speaks up for LGBT equality

Malcolm and his letter Back in November, 2009, then 10-year-old Will Phillips of West Fork, Ark., made headlines around the country when he refused to say the Pledge of Allegiance with the rest of his classmates because the pledge includes … Continue reading

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WATCH: Mom says son was stapled to wall by bullies at high school in South Texas

Mary Koch tells CNN that her 14-year-old son’s teacher at Carrizo Springs High School did nothing to stop the abuse. The district says the teacher has been placed on administrative leave, and that the students involved have been placed in … Continue reading

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