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AIDS housing funding survives challenge in Houston city council

The city funding for four Houston nonprofits providing housing to at-risk populations living with HIV/AIDS survived a challenge from city council member Helena Brown last Wednesday. Under consideration by the council were ordinances to dispense almost $2.5 million in federal … Continue reading

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Kiss-in seeks domestic partner benefits for U of H

Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday, while some battle the supermarket crowds for chocolate and champagne and others battle  that soul-sucking feeling that they will be alone forever, students at the University of Houston will be battling for equal benefits for … Continue reading

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“Gen Silent” explores challenges facing the elderly LGBT community

There are almost 38 million LGBT Americans over the age of 65. This number is expected to double by 2030. Yet in a Fenway Institute study fifty percent of nursing home workers said that their co-workers are intolerant of LGBT … Continue reading

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Houston ARCH seeks public submissions for new logo

History relies on historians, whether the formal history of the academic or the informal history of grandpa’s stories, someone must tell the tale for the story to live on. The straight world has many formal institutions designed to maintain its … Continue reading

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Become a part of the Gender Book

The Gender Book is an effort to try to bring together, in one resource, a discussion of the wide array of gender expressions and identities that fall under the transgender umbrella. It’s creators are holding a brainstorming session next Thursday … Continue reading

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Chronicle blogger blames ‘It Gets Better” project for LGBT teen suicides

Kathy McKinley is a self-described “conservative activist” who blogs for the Houston Chronicle under the monicker “TexasSparkle.” In a recent post McKinley took the “It Gets Better” project to task for what she believes is their culpability in the suicides … Continue reading

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‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army National Guard in New York and … Continue reading

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Dallas gets $1.28M HUD grant for HIV/AIDS

Officials with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced the allocation of nearly $9 million in grants to projects in seven states that provide permanent and transitional housing and support services to people with HIV/AIDS. Of that … Continue reading

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Pride 2011 • Tavern Guild names 5 parade beneficiaries

Organizations provide a variety of services for those in the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities Draconis von Trapp  |  Intern intern@dallasvoice.com Beneficiaries In recent years, increasing costs have forced the Dallas Tavern Guild to cut back on the number of organizations … Continue reading

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