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TDOR: ‘Everyone deserves to be mourned’

Services planned this weekend in Dallas and Fort Worth to remember, honor the more than 200 trans people murdered worldwide in the last year Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Marcal Camero Tye, 25, was a friendly, outgoing young woman … Continue reading

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PHOTOS and VIDEO: Dallas marks IDAHO

About 45 people attended a candlelight vigil in downtown Dallas on Tuesday night to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. A number of pedestrians also stopped along the sidewalk to listen to speakers at the JFK Memorial. … 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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Local youth plan Day of Silence observances

SILENT DAY | Members of Youth First Texas gathered at Rosa Parks Plaza in Downtown Dallas for the 2010 Day of Silence. (David Taffet/Dallas Voice) Youth First Texas to ‘break silence’ with candlelight vigil, dinner, dance DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Sisterhood

RETURN TO COVER STORY • 1979: On Easter weekend three men in nun habits walk through San Francisco’s Castro District to protest problems in the gay community. Other manifestations take place later that year at a softball game, a nude … Continue reading

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TCU hosts LGBT leadership conference

Students from other area schools will gather for workshops and speakers on Fort Worth campus DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com This weekend, Texas Christian University is hosting an LGBT leadership conference that started out as a response to bullying … Continue reading

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Plaque in Tyler park to honor Nicholas West, murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in 1993

Nicholas West On Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, Project TAG (Tyler Area Gays) and Tyler AIDS Services will unveil a plaque in Bergfeld Park honoring the memory of Nicholas West. West was kidnapped from Bergfeld Park on Oct.  31, 1993. He was … Continue reading

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Local briefs • 11.05.10

COH holds vigil for equality The Cathedral of Hope 20Something Ministries and Peace House Dallas in conjunction with other community activism groups are hosting a candlelight vigil to commemorate and express gratitude to those who struggle for peaceful equality on … Continue reading

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Dallas vigil for gay suicide victims

It’s about time someone organized something locally to honor the many recent gay suicide victims, and we can’t think of anyone better to do it than The DFW Sisters. According to their Facebook page, the Sisters will host a candlelight … Continue reading

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WATCH: Rally, vigil for Asher Brown

A rally and vigil were held Tuesday in honor of 13-year-old gay suicide victim Asher Brown outside the middle school he attended near Houston. From organizer Barry Ouellette of the Foundation for Family and Marriage Equality: “It was a great … Continue reading

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