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The beginning of the end of bigotry in Texas

Editor’s note: Below is an opinion piece written by Todd Whitley, a columnist who contributes regularly to the Texas Voices (formerly Viewpoints) section of the print edition of Dallas Voice. Whitley will also be a regular contributor to our new … Continue reading

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Stonewall hosts debate watch party; Carona visits Metroplex Republicans

This evening, Stonewall Democrats of Dallas celebrates its 16th anniversary with a reception and debate watch party at the Texas Theatre on Jefferson Boulevard in Oak Cliff. 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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Updated election results

With 239 of 769 precincts reporting: District A Helena Brown: 57% Brenda Stardig: 43% District B Alvin Byrd: 51% Jerry Davis: 49% Place 2: Kristi Thibaut 48% Andrew Burks 52% Place 5 Jack Christie  52% Jo Jones  48% Most of … Continue reading

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City Council early voting results in

The early voting results from today’s election are in: District A Helena Brown: 56% Brenda Stardig: 44% District B Alvin Byrd: 52% Jerry Davis: 48% Place 2: Kristi Thibaut 64% Andrew Burks 36% Place 5 Jack Christie  52% Jo Jones  … Continue reading

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Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of these … Continue reading

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Updated Election Results, HISD III may be headed for recount (updated)

With 31.98% of Harris County precincts reporting, most races look much the same as they did at 7 pm when the Harris County Clerk published early voting totals.  The HISD district III race between Manuel Rodriguez and Ramiro Fonseca is … Continue reading

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Early voting results in Houston Races

At 7 pm the polls closed. The Harris County Clerk’s office must now count and tabulate the votes cast today in Houston’s 769 voting precincts. While we wait for the final results, let’s take a look at the numbers from … Continue reading

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What’s Shakin’ – Election Day

1. It’s election day in Houston! The Mayor, Comptroller, City Council and three Houston Independent School Board Trustee seats are up for grabs. Decisions made today will affect policy-making decisions on LGBT issues for the next two years so visit … Continue reading

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What’s Shakin’ – Wings of Desire at MFAH, IRS to allow deductions for gender transition

1. If you’re a fan of German films that are partially in French, the film oeuvre of Peter Faulk and sexy trapeze artists with existential angst then “Wings of Desire” is your kind of flick.  The 1987 Wim Wenders masterpiece … Continue reading

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