Tag Archives: Clay Jenkins

Vote for competence and integrity, not just party

Natinsky, Hawk, Lee, DeWitt deserve your vote.   For too many elections, Dallas Voice readers voted based on the question “Are they ‘with me’ or ‘against me’ as it pertains to gay rights. The main criteria have always been the … Continue reading

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Dallas Ebola patient has died

Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, according to a statement by Texas Health Resources’ Public Relations Director Wendell Watson. “Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola,” Watson said in the statement posted … Continue reading

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LULAC looking for volunteers to escort children

Dallas’ LULAC Council #102 is looking for volunteers to escort refugee children being brought to DFW from the Texas/Mexico border. “We need Guardian Angels for these children in case they are confronted by the hatemongers and bigots we saw this … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Dallas County approves domestic partner insurance benefits

The gay and straight domestic partners of Dallas County employees will soon be eligible for a $300 monthly subsidy from the county to help pay for health insurance.

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Republican commissioners speak out against domestic partner benefits

Commissioners who were against Dallas County’s plan to offer domestic partner benefits was clear Tuesday when the court heard the proposal.

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Dallas County weighs health-insurance vouchers for unmarried partners

A long-discussed proposal for Dallas County to offer domestic partner benefits to employees is finally taking shape.

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EQTX pushes for Dallas County commissioners to approve DP benefits

Equality Texas is calling on Dallas County citizens to tell members of the Commissioners Court to approve offering county employees DP benefits.

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Top 10: County, DISD, FWISD added trans protections

No. 6 Although transgender rights continue to be the last frontier in the ongoing battle for LGBT equality, the trans community made significant progress in North Texas in 2011. The all-too-familiar scenario of transgender being left out of laws protecting … Continue reading

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Jenkins takes home Stonewall’s Pink Pump

County judge among officials, members honored at Democratic group’s annual Holiday Party CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM THE PARTY JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Nearly two years ago, in a controversial move, Stonewall Democrats of Dallas … Continue reading

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Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett to participate in World AIDS Day event

Dallas Cowboys’ tight end Martellus Bennett will speak Thursday, Dec. 1 at the World AIDS Day event at Main Street Garden in Downtown Dallas at 7:30 p.m. Bennett may be best known in the LGBT community for cheating on a … Continue reading

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