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DCCCD: No protections for gender identity

Community college district officials say trans people are already covered under sexual orientation; RCD encourages supporters to contact board members DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Resource Center Dallas is calling on LGBT equality advocates and allies to contact Dallas … Continue reading

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Unconstitutional ‘homosexual conduct’ law to remain on Texas books for another 2 years

In his legislative column on Friday, Daniel Williams mentioned that midnight today is the deadline for House committees to vote on bills that originated in the House. Which means that, assuming they aren’t voted out of committee today, several pro-equality … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: More anti-gay hatred from Dan Ramos; Kurt and Blaine finally kiss on ‘Glee’

Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. Dan Ramos, the Bexar County Democratic Party chairman who last week compared gays to “termites” and the Stonewall Democrats to the “Nazi Party,” followed up those statements Tuesday with another hate-filled rant … Continue reading

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No marriage vote in Maryland House today; Maryland delegate comes out as gay

Although some had expected the Maryland House of Delegates to vote today on a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in that state, The Washington Blade is reporting that the vote won’t be happening today. However, a committee hearing on a measure … Continue reading

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Activists gather from across Texas to lobby for anti-bullying legislation and more

David and Amy Truong (standing, center) lobbied with 350 LGBT activists and allies from across the state in Austin About 350 people gathered to lobby for anti-bullying legislation among other bills that would benefit the LGBT community. Among those at … Continue reading

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Resource Center Dallas calls for investigation of city’s handling of gay discrimination complaints

Resource Center Dallas is calling on the city to investigate whether the intent of its ordinance prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination is being honored. In a letter today to three city council members, Resource Center’s Rafael McDonnell points to Dallas Voice reports … Continue reading

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Anti-gay protesters pack Fort Worth City Council chamber

Opponents of city’s diversity initiatives speaking during council meeting, even though issue wasn’t on the agenda Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — A crowd of about 200 people opposing recent diversity initiatives implemented by the city of … Continue reading

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