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WATCH: Barney Frank announces retirement, slams Newt Gingrich over ‘sanctity of marriage’

Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., the longest-serving openly gay member of Congress, confirmed at a press conference this afternoon that he won’t seek re-election in 2012. Frank said he decided to retire in part because he would have faced a tough … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Barney Frank to retire

Openly gay Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., is expected to announce his retirement today. Frank is the longest serving of four openly gay members of the U.S. House. The other three are Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Jared Polis, D-Colo., and David Cicilline, … Continue reading

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DRIVE!: Drivers seat

Reality TV star (and gay gearhead) Drew Ginsburg stays in the family business — and has two rides to show for it As the lone gay member of the cast of the recently ended reality show Most Eligible Dallas, Drew … Continue reading

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Drew’s clues

Our ‘Most Eligible’ gay gets real about reality TV ON THE TOWN | Ginsburg, above left, attends DIFFA, showing Bravo audiences the gay side of Dallas. Love it, hate it or maybe just love to hate it, reality television has put Dallas … Continue reading

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Tammy Baldwin joins U.S. Senate race

Rep. Tammy Baldwin Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin entered the race Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Herb Kohl, becoming the first Democrat to officially jump in the contest. … Continue reading

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Sue Ellen’s Date Our Gay tonight

Lookin’ for love in all the wrong places Gay men don’t expect much to find a date at a lesbian club, but tonight that changes. The crew of Sue Ellen’s is auctioning off their one gay member for a date … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Gays celebrate in Hawaii; Atlanta Eagle cops were drunk; Rick Santorum

Kristin Bacon gets a kiss on the cheek from partner Siobhan Ni Dhonacha after the Hawaii Senate voted to approve the Civil Unions bill. Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. Lawmakers in Hawaii, one of the earliest battlegrounds … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv shooting victim will not be deported after calls from LGBT groups

Nir Katz Congregation Beth El Binah in Dallas joined other LGBT Jewish groups around the United States Wednesday, Feb. 9, in calling on Israel to allow Thomas Schmidt to stay in that country. They held a phone conference organized by … Continue reading

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Fishing with Juan

‘CRUSH’ ON YOU | Abe Vigoda ventured into electronica territory with its new album ‘Crush.’ Gay member Velasquez, second from right, hopes this might increase fans for the band — especially gay ones. As indie band Abe Vigoda tours the … Continue reading

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Nowlin would be Dallas’ 1st gay council member since Oakley stepped down in 2007

In Friday’s Voice we reported that gay business owner and attorney James Nowlin is planning to run for the District 14 seat on the Dallas City Council, assuming that incumbent Angela Hunt steps down to run for mayor. If he … Continue reading

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