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Lawsuit accuses St. Luke pastor of homosexual harassment

Minister at iconic black Methodist church in Dallas steps down amid allegations he coerced young men DAVID WEBB  |  Contributing Writer davidwaynewebb@hotmail.com A lawsuit filed against St. Luke Community United Methodist Church in Dallas and its former senior pastor, the … Continue reading

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Dems seek supermajority on Commissioners Court

LGBT ally Theresa Daniel among those vying for Dickey’s seat DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Stonewall Democrats President Omar Narvaez thinks Democrats have an excellent chance of picking up a fourth seat on the Dallas County Commissioners Court since … Continue reading

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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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Dallas County adds sexual orientation — but not gender identity — to nondiscrimination policy

Clay Jenkins The Dallas County Commissioners Court voted earlier today to add sexual orientation to the county’s employment nondiscrimination policy. However, the amendment adding “sexual orientation” to the policy does not include gender identity/expression, meaning it covers gay and lesbian … Continue reading

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Disorder in the court — again

Last week, all hell broke loose in the Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting when some folks angry over what was, in effect, the firing of County Elections Administrator Bruce Sherbert decided to express that anger to the person they considered … Continue reading

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Why is John Wiley Price trying to get rid of gay Parkland hospital board member Chris Luna?

Chris Luna We’ve been trying to get in touch with openly gay former Dallas City Councilman Chris Luna, who’s reportedly being targeted by Commissioner John Wiley Price for ouster from Parkland hospital’s Board of Managers. According to The Dallas Morning … Continue reading

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County to partner with community ASOs

Forums planned to gather ideas from community will focus on strategies to prevent HIV infection DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com EXTENDING THE FIGHT | Dallas County Health and Human Services Medical Director Dr. Steven Harris, left, and Dallas County … Continue reading

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