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Changing hearts and minds

Freedom to Marry Town Hall features couples challenging Texas marriage equality ban Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com In less than a month, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court will hear arguments in three marriage equality cases, including … Continue reading

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6th Circuit upholds marriage discrimination

Ruling is first at appellate level to go against equality, establishes need for SCOTUS to rule Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com In a decision that will compel the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of marriage … Continue reading

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2011: an ‘epic’ year for marriage equality

Gay marriage advocates saw some setbacks, but progress, especially in opinion polls, is encouraging Dana Rudolph  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com One leading advocate has called 2011 an “epic” year for marriage equality. But was it really? While only one … Continue reading

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Cast set for Dustin Lance Black’s ’8′

Dustin Lance Black The American Foundation for Equal Rights & Broadway Impact have added actors to the lineup of Dustin Lance Black’s world premiere play 8. Bob Balaban, Larry Kramer, John Lithgow and Bradley Whitford are among the celebrities joining … Continue reading

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Is NY the Stonewall of marriage equality?

Activists in other states look to capitalize on momentum DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service Hundreds of same-sex couples married in New York on Sunday, the first day they could legally do so. And just as the Stonewall Riots in … Continue reading

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Gay-rights foes try to play the victim

Anti-LGBT groups now claim they’re the ones being bullied DAVID CRARY  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — As the gay-rights movement advances, there is increasing evidence of an intriguing role reversal: Today, it is the conservative opponents of that movement … Continue reading

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New York may be next to legalize gay marriage

Evan Wolfson Rhode Island considering civil unions; efforts under way in 6 states to ban gay marriage DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The openly gay sponsor of a marriage equality bill in Rhode Island said last week he … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Republicans share the Hilton Anatole with the right-wing Heritage Foundation

A recorded message from Dallas GOP Congressman Pete Sessions is played during the Log Cabin Republicans National Convention earlier today. More pics after the jump. It was an interesting scene over at the Hilton Anatole today. Downstairs in the massive … Continue reading

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Sheriff Lupe Valdez, a Democrat, on why she’s going to the Log Cabin Republicans Convention

Sheriff Lupe Valdez The Log Cabin Republicans will hold their National Convention in Dallas this coming weekend, and we’ll have a full story in Friday’s print edition. But because the convention actually begins Thursday, we figured we’d go ahead and … Continue reading

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Appeals court grants stay of Prop 8 ruling

LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order Monday granting Yes on 8’s request for a stay of Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. The … Continue reading

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