Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, August 27, 2004 Page: 1 of 76
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VOLUME 21 I ISSUE 16
City lawyer: Loza’s
partner benefits plan
must go to hetero-
sexuals, too. PAGE 6.
Oak Cliff’s Bishop
Arts District is a ter-
rific destination for
diners. SECTION D.
__AUGUST I 27 I 2004
THE PREMIER SOURCE FOR GLBT DALLAS/FORT WORTH
a second time
on gay marriage
Vice president acknowledges gay
daughter, says he opposes
By Rex Wockner Contributing Correspondent
Vice President Dick
Cheney made it clear he
does not support Presi-
dent Bush’s drive to
amend the U.S. Consti-
tution to ban same-sex
came when a woman
questioned the vice pres-
ident at a campaign stop
in Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday.
Cheney’s lesbian daughter, Mary, was in the
See CHENEY on PAGE 19
Vice President Cheney
ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS
SAFE AT THIRD: A Dallas Front Runner player makes it to third base during the Women's Competitive divi-
sion final against San Francisco Fire. The Dallas women won the game and division. Visitors participating
in last week’s Gay Softball World Series praised the unseasonably cool weather and the condition of the
playing fields. STORY, PAGE 6. RESULTS, PAGE 39.
Falls, Faggett ready for 1st GOP convention
They may be first black gay
men from area to attend the
meeting of conservative minds
By David Webb Staff Writer
Anthony Falls and Kendrick Faggett, both
of Dallas, are looking forward to representing
their community at the Republican National
Convention in New York City.
Falls, 22, and Faggett, 18, believe they are
the first black gay delegates from Dallas to
attend a Republican National Convention.
Both are members of the Abe Lincoln Black
“This is going to be a great opportunity,
and one that comes so little in a lifetime,” said
Falls, chairman of Precinct 3343 located in
South Dallas. “We’re really excited about
going to this convention.”
Falls and Faggett also plan to work at the
convention as media representatives for their
See BLACK GAY on PAGE 16
Anthony Falls, left, and Kendrick Faggett hail the ‘great opportunity’ they have to attend the Republican
National Convention as delegates. The convention opens Monday in New York.
or not —
Eyes on gay Republican group as GOP
opens convention Monday in New York
By David Webb Staff Writer
Log Cabin Republicans is pondering an endorsement
of President Bush, likely to be seen as a defining
moment in the 10-year history
of the gay political group.
“I think that our ad cam-
paign and our struggle moving
gay and lesbian rights forward
in the Republican Party is
going to continue,” said
Christopher Barron, Log
Cabin’s political director.
“Our ad campaign will
complement whatever we do
this fall,” Ban-on said, referring to whether the group
will endorse President Bush.
Log Cabin this week joined with two centrist GOP
groups, Republicans for Choice and Republican Youth
See LOG CABIN on PAGE 16
Log Cabin leader
accused of murder
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Fort Lauderdale
police SWAT team had a plan that went unused for raid-
ing the home of a man accused of killing one Broward
County sheriff’s deputy and wounding another man
from a multi-agency task force on child pornography.
Kenneth Wilk, 42, whom officials say once was a
leader of Log Cabin Republicans of Houston, faced a
bond hearing on federal charges Tuesday. Prosecutors
are deciding how to charge him in the fatal shooting of
Detective Todd Fatta and the wounding of Sgt. Angelo
Cedeno during the raid at Wilk’s home on Aug. 19.
See WILK on PAGE 19
FRI Partly Cloudy 96°
SAT Partly Cloudy 78/89
-f’v-'O. SUN Partly Cloudy 71/86
Partly cloudy throughout the weekend, with a 50 percent chance
of showers and thunderstorms Saturday decreasing to 30 percent
Saturday night Heat index could reach 106° on Friday.
Local News 6
National News 17
Charles Busch’s hard
work hasn’t gone unno-
ticed. Theatre Three
sings the highest praise
for the playwright as
they mount his crowning
achievement. PAGE 32.
The Fab 5 make Dallas
their temporary home as
they shoot new episodes
in North Texas. The stars
wowed admirers at a
recent welcoming party.
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Vercher, Dennis. Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, August 27, 2004, newspaper, August 27, 2004; Dallas, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth616422/m1/1/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.