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Know your rights; make your vote count

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Special Contributor   Unlike any other time in American history, it is important for all eligible citizens to exercise their right to vote on Nov. 4. Recently, there has been significant dialogue regarding which party … Continue reading

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Only seven Texans receive perfect score in HRC Congressional scorecard

The Human Rights Campaign today, Oct. 9 released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support for LGBT equality in the 113th Congress. Only seven of Texas’ 38-member delegation received perfect scores, even as results show record gains in support for LGBT equality. Members … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis works the phones, rallies supporters

LGBT activist Patti Fink was among the Dallas area Democrats who turned out Monday night for a rally for Wendy Davis and a phone bank for the Democratic slate of candidates. She graciously shared some of her photos with Dallas … Continue reading

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Bipartisan bill would protect global LGBT rights

A bill recently introduced by a bipartisan group of representatives in Congress would protect and advance the global rights of LGBT people if passed. Reps. John F. Tierney, D-M.A., Chris Gibson, R-N.Y., and Richard, R-N.Y., introduced the International Human Rights … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis applauds passage of HERO

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis a statement about passage of Houston’s equal rights ordinance on Wednesday that bans discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity

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Davis: Fort Worth is ground zero for my campaign

A little over two months into her run for the Texas governor’s office, state Sen. Wendy Davis said on Saturday that Fort Worth is “ground zero” for her campaign.

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Fate of Texas primaries still up in the air after SCOTUS hearing today

Anybody expecting to get some hint of resolution to the redistricting battle raging here in Texas following oral arguments over the issue today before the U.S. Supreme Court is probably disappointed, as it seems the justices want to see the … Continue reading

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Former GLBT Political Caucus President to lead Harris County Democratic Party

Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus president and longtime Democratic party activist Lane Lewis was elected to serve as the Harris County Democratic Party interim chair by the County Executive Committee on Tuesday, December 20. Lewis will serve the remainder of … Continue reading

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Stonewall Democrats Holiday Party 2011

Photos by John Wright/Dallas Voice  

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