Monthly Archives: June 2013

School Board Trustee Questions Legitimacy of Raises

In the 2012-13 school year, the Fort Worth school district cut about 300 teachers from its payroll, despite growing enrollment numbers. Those and other...

Music Awards Festival 2013 in Pics

We’ve been doing this Music Awards Festival thing for 11 years now, back before the term “festival” became a source of tired-head for everyone,...

Whitney Paige Memorial at Rainbow Lounge

If you want to know why drag queens have been so important to the urban LGBT scene, you need only study the career of...

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route to Berlin

My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when...

The Daily Show’s Coverage of Wendy Davis

The Daily Show had some funny coverage of Filabuster-palooza, including a potential endorsement deal for Sen. Wendy Davis and her now famous pink shoes....

BREAKING NEWS

Mary Kelleher was elected just a few weeks ago to the board of the Tarrant Regional Water District, on a platform of demanding transparency...

Ann Sutherland Censured by School Board

Last night Fort Worth school district trustees voted 6-0 to censure their fellow trustee Ann Sutherland. Her alleged rules violations included taking up too...

DOMA, Prop. 8 Are Dead

Despite his latest venture, this isn't such a good day for Rick Santorum and the rest of the "we hate gays" lobby, as the...

Filabuster-palooza

North Texas freelancer Annabelle Massey Malloy sent us this commentary on the filibuster: Like hundreds of thousands of other women and political junkies across this...

Rick Santorum, Local Movie Mogul

North Texas' filmmaking scene got an unlikely addition yesterday, as former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and unsuccessful presidential candidate Rick Santorum announced he had...