Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Ft. Worth’s Historic Rainbow Lounge Goes Up in Flames

Ft. Worth’s Historic Rainbow Lounge Goes Up in Flames

The Rainbow Lounge, a gay bar in Ft. Worth, Texas that was at the center of an infamous incident of anti-LGBT police brutality eight years ago, burned to the ground during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 1. Media reports indicate the fire broke out around 3 a.m. when bar staff was closing the

David’s Law Ready for Governor’s Signature

A law aimed at preventing and combating cyber-bullying is headed to Texas Governor Greg Abbot’s desk after receiving a majority of votes in the House of Representatives and an unanimous vote in the Texas Senate. The new measure, Senate Bill 179, is dubbed David’s Law after David Molak, a 16-year-old Alamo Heights High School student

Dancing as a Cure for Poison Ivy (Taylor)

Almost one hundred people from the LGBT and allied community brought their protest to Mayor Ivy R. Taylor’s home for 45 minutes of joyous dancing in Dignowity Park on the evening of May 27. There were no speeches or angry words. Just the sound of music and laughter — all of which took place across

In Mayor’s Former District, Council Candidates Support the NDO

Four years ago, when Mayor Ivy R. Taylor was still the City Councilwoman for District 2, she said her vote against the nondiscrimination ordinance reflected not only her beliefs but also those of her constituents. However, once Taylor became mayor her statement proved to be untrue considering that all of the leading candidates who have