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LGBT Catholics remain hopeful despite Pope Francis 1′s anti-gay record

Reaction in the LGBT community has been mixed about the appointment of Pope Francis I.

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Feedback • 03.02.12

While I am not a member of Dignity, I am gay Roman Catholic and felt Phyllis Guest article titled “Efforts to resurrect local Gay Catholic Group are misguided” was both unnecessary, and showed a lack of a broader understanding of the Diversity of the LGBT Community.

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SPIRITUALITY: Restoring some Dignity to Dallas

Mirroring a national trend, local LGBT Catholic group finds itself in a rebuilding stage DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Dignity Dallas, the LGBT Catholic organization, is in a re-forming stage, according to leader Jim Davis. Davis said he’s been out “beating … Continue reading

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Houston’s State Rep. Garnet Coleman applauds Prop. 8 decision

Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, took to his blog today to applaud yesterday’s decision by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declaring Proposition 8  unconstitutional (Prop. 8, passed in 2008, prohibited marriage equality in California): “Yesterday’s 9th Circuit decision, … Continue reading

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Clinton makes history with speech to the U.N.

Secretary of State calls on all nations to make sure LGBTs are treated with respect, dignity; president directs agencies to protect LGBT rights Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in an historic … Continue reading

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HISD trustee distributes anti-gay flier

Houston Independent School District Trustee Manuel Rodriquez Jr. is under fire for an anti-gay flyer attacking his opponent, Ramiro Fonseca. Both seek the HISD District III seat held by Rodriquez. Rodriquez’s flyer attacks Fonseca for his history of advocating for … Continue reading

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WATCH: David Kunkle at Stonewall Democrats

Former Dallas police chief and current mayoral candidate David Kunkle spoke briefly during a Stonewall Democrats of Dallas meeting at Ojeda’s on Tuesday night. The most interesting thing Kunkle said during his two-and-a-half minute remarks, in my estimation, is that … Continue reading

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In 6 months, 1,300 same-sex marriages in Argentina

Casa Rosada, or Red House, is the presidential palace where the Argentine marriage law was signed six months ago In the first six months since the same-sex marriage law was signed, almost 1,300 couples have registered through the registry office. … Continue reading

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New attempt to legalize gay marriage in Chile

Chilean flag While civil unions in Uruguay and marriage in Argentina were approved by legislatures — and civil unions in Ecuador were approved by voters under a new constitution — the Chilean Supreme Court may approve same-sex marriage in that … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Poll results show broad support for gay rights among Texas voters

An overwhelming majority of registered voters in Texas say they support a significant expansion of gay rights, according to the first-ever in-depth statewide poll on LGBT issues. The scientific poll commissioned by Equality Texas surveyed voters on 12 key issues, … Continue reading

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