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WATCH: Mayor Mike Rawlings says ‘baloney,’ I say ‘malarkey’

Really? Standing up for civil rights is baloney? I think that’s malarkey. Continue reading

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Dallas Gay Basketball Association revs up with two events this week

With all the sports leagues in the LGBT community here, we’ve long been without a basketball one — until now. As one of the organizers of the new Dallas Gay Basketball Association, Steven Coleman has been helping to get the … Continue reading

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Annise Parker now co-chair of “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry,” Austin’s Leffingwell joins

Houstini reported yesterday that Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker was scheduled to appear at the “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry” press conference in Washington D.C., and that she was the only Texas mayor to participate. This morning we found out … Continue reading

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Rawlings ‘personally’ supports marriage

Dallas mayor won’t sign pledge but says gay couples should have the right to wed JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Although he declined to sign a pledge in support of same-sex marriage this week, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings declared … Continue reading

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DCCCD: No protections for gender identity

Community college district officials say trans people are already covered under sexual orientation; RCD encourages supporters to contact board members DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Resource Center Dallas is calling on LGBT equality advocates and allies to contact Dallas … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Pedestrian critically injured by hit-and-run driver on Cedar Springs strip

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post stated that the pedestrian was struck in the lighted crosswalk at 3900 Cedar Springs Road, at the intersection of westbound Reagan Street. According to police, the pedestrian was actually struck in the non-lighted … Continue reading

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Give thanks, give help

AIN is a small agency with a small budget — and they need all the volunteers they can get With just over two weeks left before Thanksgiving, each of us has plenty of time to decide what we are going … Continue reading

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The Cedar Springs Road crosswalk is 75 percent repaired — at least for now

When I was over on the strip for lunch Friday, I noticed what appeared to be the “signal construction department” working on the city of Dallas maintenance nightmare that is the Cedar Springs Road crosswalk. And today I put a … Continue reading

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Oak Lawn is now officially lit up

Back in July we told you that the Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats had finally convinced the city to install 45 new streetlights in the Oak Lawn area, in response to the group’s Light Up Oak Lawn safety campaign. This morning, … Continue reading

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Omni confirms DP benefits for convention hotel

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM INSIDE THE HOTEL Facility owned by city of Dallas to open Nov. 11 JOHN WRIGHT | Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com A spokeswoman for Omni Hotels confirmed this week that the company will offer … Continue reading

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