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Remembering the fallen and helping others bear burdens

DFW Sisters will once again mark World AIDS Day by taking their Veil of Remembrance into the community for signatures Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Names have power. And for those who have lost a loved one to AIDS, … Continue reading

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At Day of Remembrance tears give way to hope

Houstonians observed the Transgender Day of Remembrance last Saturday night at Farish Hall on the University of Houston Campus. Organized by the Houston Transgender Unity Committee, the memorial service recognized those across the globe who’ve lost their lives due to … Continue reading

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Council member Jones to be first cisgender reader at Houston Day of Remembrance

Houston City Council member Jolanda Jones is scheduled to be the first cisgender reader in the history of Houston’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. Lou Weaver, president of the Transgender Foundation of America, one the events sponsors, says that Jones was … Continue reading

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Troy Sands Remembrance Party at Dallas Eagle with Tony Moran

And the beat goes on Earlier this year, DJ Troy Sands passed away due to cancer. Through the years, he made both an impact and an impression with his music and DJ skills at The Brick in its former location … Continue reading

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Best Bets • 11.04.11

Friday 11.04 Coma tones Our favorite San Antonio lesbi-centric rock trio is back. Girl in a Coma are on the road supporting their fourth album, Exits and All the Rest. Fusing rock, punk and Tejano, GIAC has stayed true to … Continue reading

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Local briefs • 10.14.11

RCD hosts ‘The 5 Factor’ Resource Center Dallas, in partnership with Dallas Modern Luxury, presents the third annual “The 5 Factor” event on Thursday, Oct. 20, at eM the venue by Marc, 1500 Dragon St. in Dallas. “The 5 Factor” … Continue reading

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WATCH: Homeless transgender woman Jennifer Gale sings ‘Silent Night’ on the eve of her death

A photograph of Jennifer Gale is shown lying on the ground at a memorial service following her death. The broom symbolized her being swept off the streets of Austin. The service was held at the Homeless Memorial and Tree of … Continue reading

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Scenes from First Wednesday

The DFW Sisters light the Christmas Tree on the patio of TMC. There was plenty going on last night, from a World AIDS Day event at the Cathedral of Hope to the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Mixer … Continue reading

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Another World AIDS Day event: DFW Sisters to tour Metroplex with Veil of Remembrance

From the DFW Sisters: Join us as we tour the Metroplex with our Veil of Remembrance. We will start in Fort Worth at the Tarrant County Public Health Carnival and Fair. We will arrive in Dallas around Happy Hour and … Continue reading

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Black Friday Remembrance

When most hear the term Black Friday, many think of this being the semi-official first shopping day of the holiday season. For me, Black Friday has a second meaning…a year ago Black Friday, my friend Christine died by suicide. I … Continue reading

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