Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, December 11, 2009 Page: 1 of 52
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Gay airwaves cross generations
Vanderslice teams with newcomer
The new 'Rick and R.J Show' aims to liven up the LGBT discusision
Radio, Page 22
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Established 1984 I Volume 26 Issue 30
FREE | Friday, December 11, 2009
'Stocking' up on holiday spirit
A HELPING HAND | Legacy Counseling Center Executive Director Meiissa Grove, standing, visits with
Founders Cottage client Arthelia Robinson. Robinson, who is staying at Founders Cottage while she transi-
tions from being in the hospital, called it "a home away from home." (LisaMarie Martinez/Voice Contributor)
Round-Up Saloon gets ready for
10th annual Christmas Stocking
Auction benefiting Legacy
Counseling, Founders Cottage
LISAMARIE MARTINEZ I Contributing Writer
Many see the holiday season as a time to shop.
They shop to give gifts to family members and
friends in celebration.
The staff at Dallas' Round-Up Saloon sees the
holiday season as a time to shop as well. For 10
years, the dedicated staff, volunteers, sponsors
and supporters have spent their money to either
create or purchase Christmas baskets or stockings.
The baskets and stockings are auctioned off, and
the money benefits the Legacy Counseling Center
and Legacy Founders Cottage, and the people
Legacy serves — like their former bartender
This year's Christmas Stocking Auction will be
held Sunday, Dec, 13, at 6 p.m. at the Round-Up,
3912 Cedar Springs Road.
Alan Pierce and Gary Miller, partners for 24
years, have owned the Round-Up Saloon for the
last 12 years. Their club is called "The home of
good times and good people," and the Christmas
Stocking Auction is part of that reputation.
"Legacy Cottage was valuable to us because
one of our bartenders, Dwight Matthews, went
there several years ago to die," said Pierce. "They
took very good care of him, so Legacy became our
favorite charity, and we decided to do a Christmas
Stocking Auction. This is our 10th year for the
Miller said the Round-Up's whole mission is: to
be "a fun honky-tonk place for country-western
people to come and kick up their heels, as well as
STOCKINGS, Page 13
Bill White clarifies
his position on
LGBT activists pleased Houston
mayor is running for governor
JOHN WRIGHT I News Editor
Houston Mayor Bill White, who announced
last week that he's seeking the Democratic nomi-
nation for governor, said in an e-mail Thursday,
Dec. 10 that his position on same-sex marriage is
the same as President Barack Obama's, meaning
he supports civil unions instead.
White, who announced his candidacy for gov-
ernor on the first day of the filing period, said in
the e-mail that a video attack ad posted on the In-
ternet by the Texas Republican Party suggesting
that he supports
same-sex marriage is
The GOP ad report-
edly was based on a
made in 2005 in re-
sponse to a question
from Houston's Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and
Caucus PAC. Accord-
ing to The Houston
Chronicle, White told the GLBT Political Caucus
PAC that he planned to vote against Proposition
2, the state's constitutional amendment banning
"Same-sex marriage is precluded by the Texas
WHITE, Page 11
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