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Malaysia Airlines crash claims 100-plus AIDS researchers, activists

The Sydney Morning Herald is among the news agencies reporting that more than 100 AIDS researchers, activists and medical workers on their way to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia were among the 298 people killed in the crash … Continue reading

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5 GetEQUAL TX activists arrested for blocking traffic in Austin ENDA protest

Five GetEQUAL TX activists were arrested this evening for blocking traffic near the state Capitol while protesting for LGBT nondiscrimination in the workforce.

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Rawlings to meet with LGBT leaders

Protest planned outside City Hall over mayor’s refusal to sign marriage pledge JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Activists from GetEQUAL plan a rally outside Dallas City Hall on Friday night, Jan. 27 to call on Mayor Mike Rawlings to … Continue reading

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Former GLBT Political Caucus President to lead Harris County Democratic Party

Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus president and longtime Democratic party activist Lane Lewis was elected to serve as the Harris County Democratic Party interim chair by the County Executive Committee on Tuesday, December 20. Lewis will serve the remainder of … Continue reading

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Barney Frank’s lasting legacy

Congressman made history when he came out in 1987, opening the door for other LGBT politicians Openly gay U.S. Congressman Barney Frank’s monumental contribution to the LGBT rights movement will one day be honored in the collection of unique individuals … Continue reading

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Local LGBT activists to confront Rodriquez for anti-gay flier

A group of Houston LGBT activists, including representatives from the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, is urging people to attend tonight’s Houston Independent School Board Meeting to confront HISD Trustee Manuel Rodriquez for an anti-gay flier he distributed during his recent … Continue reading

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More gay stuff at the Asian Film Festival

The Asian Film Festival continues throughout the week, and there’s even more gay content now that I’ve had a chance to review more of the films. Each of the shorts blocks — 1, which plays Monday at 4:05 p.m.; 2, … Continue reading

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March against LGBT-phobia set in Dallas

Daniel Cates Event is part of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and will include candlelight vigil and speakers DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Activists will gather at the JFK Memorial in downtown Dallas as part of the … Continue reading

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Tax Day Demonstration at Main Post Office

Keeping the peace Pro-Equality activists get together tonight at the Main Post Office for a peaceful demonstration to remind the city at large that  LGBTs pay the same taxes as everyone else but they just don’t get all of the … Continue reading

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FBI now involved in Tye murder investigation

The FBI is now involved in investigating the murder of Marcal Camero Tye, a 25-year-old trans woman found dead near a rural highway outside Forrest Hill, Ark., early Tuesday, March 8, according to reports posted today on AOL News. Marcal … Continue reading

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