Posts Tagged ‘rainbow lounge’

TABC Admits Policy Violations At Rainbow Lounge

Jeff Prince
Today the news media is getting the results of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) investigation into the Rainbow Lounge raid, and after a quick look at the report here in the Fort Worth Weekly newsroom, it appears t...


Cops Name Gay Liaison

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead tried to quiet the uproar over the June 28 Rainbow Lounge raid by making several promises to improve communications with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Earlier today ...



Rainbow Lounge investigation questioned

Jeff Prince
Some police are offended by the manner in which local and state politicians jumped on the Rainbow Lounge incident and started calling for outside investigations before the Fort Worth police department’s internal investigation...


Police Chief Backpedals Over The Rainbow

Jeff Prince
Wow, how’s this for an about-face? Fort Worth’s top cop, the one who came across as cavalier and condescending while first discussing last weekend’s raid at the Rainbow Lounge, is now doing the ol’ soft ...



Rainbow Lounge Heats Up

dan.mcgraw
A group of prominent Fort Worth business leaders and community activists are calling for an independent investigation by private citizens of the TABC/FWPD raid at the Rainbow Lounge. Here is their letter sent today to Mayor Mik...


Rainbow Lounge: Fort Worth’s Stonewall?

Jeff Prince
DallasVoice.com posted an interesting article today. The “premier media source for LGBT North Texas” tracked down a half-dozen witnesses who said they were at the Rainbow Lounge when Fort Worth police came to arrest people....



Choruses of Condemnation

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s a good web-exclusive video report by “Star-T” staffer Chris Kelly about the FW police raid on the Rainbow Lounge. Texas Stonewall Democrats are the latest to condemn the highly questionable actions of the police de...


Police: Rainbow Lounge Patrons Dry Humped Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police said this weekend’s arrests at the Rainbow Lounge occurred after two customers made “sexually explicit movements” toward police officers, and another customer grabbed a cop’s groin. Confused as to what...



Must Have Been The Uniforms

Jeff Prince
I visited a gay bar for the first time last summer and was surprised that nobody paid any attention to me. Fellow Weeklyteer Eric Griffey and I were writing a warped blog post called “Little Mikey’s Big Adventure” and we ...