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Rally for Daniela held at Crowley Courts building

A rally for Daniela Calderon-Rivera was held on the steps of the Frank Crowley Criminal Courts building on Thursday, Nov. 21, a day after Transgender Day of Remembrance. Calderon-Rivera was waiting at a bus stop in Northwest Dallas when Domingo Ramirez-Cayente shouted homophobic and transphobic slurs at her before shooting her multiple times. She survived and he was arrested. Bail was set at just $25,000 and he can’t be found. At the rally, Calderon-Rivera’s friend Stacey Monroe...

Rally for Daniela held at Crowley Courts building

A rally for Daniela Calderon-Rivera was held on the steps of the Frank Crowley Criminal Courts building on Thursday, Nov. 21, a day after Transgender Day of Remembrance. Calderon-Rivera was waiting at a bus stop in Northwest Dallas when Domingo Ramirez-Cayente shouted homophobic and transphobic slurs at her before shooting her multiple times. She survived and he was arrested. Bail was set at just $25,000 and he can’t be found. At the rally, Calderon-Rivera’s friend Stacey Monroe...

SCREEN REVIEW: ‘Marriage Story’

The opening 10 minutes of Marriage Story are two voice-over monologues with accompanying imagery — one by Nicole (Scarlett Johannson), an actress, and one by her husband Charlie (Adam Driver), a New York theater director — that are joyous recollections about what each loves about the other: What a good parent they are, or how talented, or how they fill in the gaps of the relationship. They seem like a happy couple. But it turns out to be a bait-and-switch: We quickly find that these are lists...

Not perfect, but …

Are there issues with the Salvation Army? Yes. Does the local agency do its best for LGBTQ people? Also yes. Within this diverse queer community, an annual holiday season tradition is being created. Mirroring retail, the push to accelerate our yuletide giving begins to surface earlier and earlier with each passing year. Here in Dallas temperatures have just dipped enough to bring us out of the heat advisories, so it’s time to deck the halls and settle back for a warm winter’s nap. And as...

 

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Scene • 11-22-19

Making the SCENE the week of Nov. 22–28: • 1851 Club: Sapphire Davenport, Addison Foster and Mulan...

Scene • 11-15-19

Making the SCENE the week of Nov. 15–21: • 1851 Club: Kiana Lee hosts at 10:30 p.m. on Friday and...

Scene • 11-08-19

Making the SCENE the week of Nov. 8–14: • 1851 Club: All Star Drag Show at 10:30 p.m. on Friday...

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Dallas marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

Erin Wyma, left, Ethan Avenzino and Jayla Wilkerson were among those at a vigil at Dallas City Hall, remembering victims of anti-trans violence. (David Taffet/Dallas Voice) DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer [email protected] Dallas Assistant City Attorney Jayla Wilkerson didn’t pull any punches as she welcomed attendees to the Transgender Day of Remembrance services this week: “This has been a shitty year.” Wilkerson, who heads Transgender Pride of Dallas, and Cathedral of Hope’s...

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide • Body & Fashion

PIECE OF CAKE Underwear can (and should) be sexy, but why not also transform your underwear into funderwear? The Manbuns brand does just that, with hot boxer-briefs in four styles (Cheesy Burgers, Gone Bananas, Pineapple Paradise and Somewhere Over the Rainbows). Best of all, the price won’t squeeze you too tight. $19.99. Available at Skivvies or MyManBuns.com.   DIA DE LOS PRESENTS A piece of jewelry, especially a ring, exudes subtext as a gift, especially during the holidays. But a...