Tag Archives: Dallas City Council

Kingston and Medrano official NOH8 pics

Adam Bouska was in town on Jan. 29 to take pics for the NOH8 campaign. Two of the no-haters were Oak Lawn’s city council members Philip Kingston and Adam Medrano. Continue reading

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A ‘landmark day for the city of Dallas’

With Wednesday’s passage of a comprehensive equality resolution, 13 councilmembers assured the local LGBT community they support equality in city employment, living and tourism. Continue reading

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BREAKING: Dallas City Council passes comprehensive LGBT resolution

Dallas council members passed an equality resolution Wednesday morning almost a year after a marriage equality resolution failed to be considered by the council. Continue reading

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LGBT advocates plan to red out Dallas City Council meeting tomorrow

Wednesday’s Dallas City Council may be déjà vu for some LGBT advocates and allies when the gallery is full of red like it was in June for an LGBT equality resolution. Continue reading

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Dallas finance committee approves ‘comprehensive’ LGBT resolution

Dallas councilmembers voted Tuesday to send a resolution to the full City Council o address inequalities in city employment, healthcare and lobbying efforts.
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Mayor Rawlings to miss Dallas Pride parade for 1st time in 3 years

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will miss the gay Pride parade this year for the first time since he took office. Continue reading

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Councilwoman Vonciel Hill again refuses to sign gay Pride letter

City Councilman Philip Kingston collected the signatures of the mayor and the rest of the council to congratulate the Dallas Tavern Guild on the 30th anniversary of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, which will be held on Sept. 15. Continue reading

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Turtle Creek Chorale performs at Dallas City Council swearing-in ceremony

The Turtle Creek Chorale opened the swearing-in ceremony for the Dallas City Council this morning at a ceremony at the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center. About 50 members of the Chorale participated. Continue reading

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Gay activists respond to Vonciel Hill’s bigotry with #RevLOVE rally Saturday

A rally to respond to the anti-gay bigotry of Councilwoman Vonciel Hill takes place on Saturday outside the office of Abounding Prosperity, 2311 MLK Jr. Blvd. at 11 a.m. Continue reading

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BREAKING: Philip Kingston, Rick Callahan win Dallas City Council seats

Philip Kingston narrowly defeated fellow attorney Bobby Abtahi on Saturday in a runoff between two LGBT allies for the District 14 Dallas City Council seat. Continue reading

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