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Stonewall Dems gather in Austin to talk pro-equality strategy in Texas

Texas Stonewall Democrats met in Austin this weekend for the first Equality Forward Summit to discuss how to gain support for pro-equality measures and ultimately turn Texas blue.

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Marc Veasey visits Stonewall Dems; Barney Frank to keynote state summit

Rep. Marc Veasey will be one of three featured speakers at Stonewall Democrats of Dallas’ monthly meeting on Feb. 19. The state meeting features Houston Mayor Annise Parker who will introduce keynote speaker Rep. Barney Frank.

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Barney Frank visits Cathedral of Hope, addresses group from Youth First Texas

Retiring Rep. Barney Frank toured Cathedral of Hope and met with members of Youth First Texas for an hour-long discussion at the Interfaith Peace Chapel on Monday.

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Barney Frank to bid farewell to Dallas at fundraiser for Eddie Bernice Johnson

Frank, who’s been in Congress since 1981, is retiring at the end of this year.

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WATCH: Barney Frank on coming out

Via ThinkProgress, above is a clip of Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., talking about his decision to come out as gay in 1987, during a press conference today where he announced that he won’t seek re-election next year. According to the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Barney Frank to retire

Openly gay Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., is expected to announce his retirement today. Frank is the longest serving of four openly gay members of the U.S. House. The other three are Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Jared Polis, D-Colo., and David Cicilline, … Continue reading

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Stonewall Archives to honor Joel Burns

Joel Burns Officials with the Stonewall National Museum and Archives announced today that they will be presenting Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns with the Stonewall Spirit of Pride Award at the museum’s Our Stars event Nov. 11 in Fort … Continue reading

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Frank to introduce ENDA; odds of passage slim

Federal ban on anti-LGBT job bias faces uphill climb in GOP-led House LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service U.S. Rep. Barney Frank today announced he would soon re-introduce the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), characterizing it as “winnable.” But the bill, … Continue reading

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Bills to repeal DOMA introduced in House, Senate

Legislation seeking to overturn 1996 law has little chance of passage, but it arrives to a changing climate on same-sex marriage LISA KEEN | Keen News Service When U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, introduced the Respect for Marriage Act in … Continue reading

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WATCH: Barney Frank takes ownership of ‘the radical homosexual agenda’

Rep. Barney Frank Rep. Barney Frank had a number of one-liners in TV appearances last weekend following the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” He said he wondered what would have happened if he or another elected official had suggested … Continue reading

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