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What’s Brewing: LGBT advocates to address commissioners; hearings on 4 pro-equality bills

Mark Reed-Walkup, left, and Dante Walkup Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. Several members of the LGBT communiity are expected to call on the Dallas County Commissioners Court to add transgender employees to the county’s nondiscrimination policy during … Continue reading

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WATCH: Fox 4 on Dallas’ failure to enforce ordinance prohibiting anti-gay discrimination

  I’m on vacation this week but I couldn’t resist putting this up. Before I left on Friday for an undisclosed location, I got a call from Peter Daut at Fox 4. He wanted me to put him in touch … Continue reading

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Hunt, Medrano say they’re investigating city’s handling of anti-LGBT discrimination complaints

Dallas City Councilwomen Pauline Medrano, left, and Angela Hunt Council members respond to letter from Resource Center Dallas questioning why no cases have been prosecuted in 9 years JOHN WRIGHT | Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Two Dallas council members said this … Continue reading

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Dallas Morning News bills gay couple $1,034 for wedding announcement it refused to publish

Mark Reed-Walkup, left, and Dante Walkup After filing a discrimination complaint against The Dallas Morning News for refusing to publish their marriage announcement under “Weddings,” a local gay couple reports that they received a $1,034 bill in the mail for … Continue reading

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OUTRAGE: Baylor Health Care System confirms that it doesn’t consider your family a family

Jennifer Coleman Jennifer Coleman, senior vice president of consumer affairs for the Baylor Health Care System, has yet to respond to our request for comment from Wednesday about the Tom Landry Fitness Center’s policy of blatantly discriminating against same-sex couples. … Continue reading

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Gay couple accuses Baylor-owned gym of ‘draconian and bigoted practices’

For the second time in less than a year, a popular East Dallas gym owned by Baylor Health Care System is under fire for blatantly discriminating against gay couples. Last May, a gay couple filed a discrimination complaint against the … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Yet another teen bullying suicide; petition targets DMN same-sex wedding policy

Kameron Jacobsen Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. Here we go again. This is unbelievable. A 14-year-old high school freshman in Orange County, N.Y., has taken his own life, reportedly in response to bullying on Facebook over his … Continue reading

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It’s finally official

Reed, Walkup travel to D.C. for 2nd wedding after officials invalidate October Skype ceremony John Wright  |  wright@dallasvoice.com NEWLYWEDS AGAIN | Mark Reed-Walkup, right, and his husband, Dante Walkup, were married a second time in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 10. … Continue reading

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WATCH: Gay Dallas couple re-marries at Jefferson Memorial after Skype wedding declared invalid

Mark Reed-Walkup, left, and Dante Walkup. A gay Dallas couple who made headlines last year with a Skype wedding — only to have it later declared invalid — have since re-married and re-filed a discrimination complaint against The Dallas Morning … Continue reading

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Gay couple files complaint against Dallas Morning News for not printing wedding announcement

Mark Reed-Walkup, left, and Dante Walkup Paper’s CEO says policy based on state’s ban on same-sex marriage John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com A gay couple has filed a discrimination complaint against The Dallas Morning News for refusing to publish … Continue reading

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