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Feet don’t fail

Recently all but dead, Lin Wang helped Frontrunners catch its second wind RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer When Lin Wang came to Dallas and thought about joining the DFW Frontrunners, he encountered a fizzled-out band of running enthusiasts with an … Continue reading

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Part(y)ing shot

A little needle work can turn a dull soiree into a face-saving event   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer How’s this for a Saturday evening: You head to a friend’s soiree, pick through the nibblies, grab a cocktail and then … Continue reading

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Balch Springs PD: Investigation into gay man’s death is ongoing

Police chief says anti-gay behavior by officers not tolerated, says such behavior by investigator is unlikely DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com BALCH SPRINGS — Balch Springs Police Chief Ed Morris said an investigation into the death of a gay … Continue reading

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Respect the board

Filmmaker Israel Luna gambles with his supernatural indie thriller ‘The Ouija Experiment,’ a remake of his own earlier film ‘Is Anybody There?’ RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com Israel Luna learned quickly when he was in junior high this lesson: … Continue reading

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Planning, preparation can make the holidays much more jolly for all

LGBTs often deal with stress, depression during the holiday season due to family issues DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Many people have such high expectations for the holidays that they get depressed when those expectations aren’t met. And in … Continue reading

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Buli now under new ownership

New owners say they plan to update the interior but keep the Buli name and format. DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Scott Whittall sold his Cedar Springs Road coffee shop, Buli, to new owners this week and will resign … Continue reading

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Gay couple shot near downtown apartment

Police say investigation is ongoing but decline to discuss details DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com David Zaragoza and Travis Vanderlaan were shot during a robbery near their Dallas Farmer’s Market-area apartment at about 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. … Continue reading

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The go-to place for programs to combat bullying in schools

Mary Jo Kaska, new programming director Hope for Peace and Justice, says the organization will focus on private schools DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Mary Jo Kaska, the new director of programming for Hope for Peace and Justice, hopes … Continue reading

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Creating equality in the workplace

12-year-old Out & Equal brings its annual summit to Dallas, home of workplace equality advocacy legend Louise Young   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com To Out & Equal Executive Director Selisse Berry, Dallas activist Louise Young is a workplace … Continue reading

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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 married in downtown Dallas this … Continue reading

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