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WATCH: Tom Leppert’s GOP Senate rivals again attack him for appearing at gay Pride in Dallas

Republican Senate hopeful Tom Leppert again came under fire today for his decision to appear in two gay Pride parades while mayor of Dallas. Continue reading

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Fort Worth’s Betsy Price won’t sign marriage pledge; N. Texas still has no mayors on list

In case you missed it, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price issued a statement the other day saying she doesn’t plan to sign a pledge in support of same-sex marriage. Although Price is a Republican, she expressed support for the LGBT … Continue reading

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Chicago Cardinal who compared gays to the Klan issues apology

Several weeks ago, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago made comments comparing gays to members of the Ku Klux Klan. He later revised that statement to comparing gay marches to Klan marches in neighborhoods where they were unwelcome. Really? Gays are … Continue reading

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Valdez gearing up for re-election bid

Nation’s only lesbian Latina sheriff to seek 3rd term, says she expects to once again be a GOP target JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Seven years ago, she became the first female, first Hispanic and — of course … Continue reading

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Taking Pride to the mainstream

A bigger parade in a new location, expanded schedule of events will help Tarrant County keep Pride going all year round   Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — LGBT Pride celebrations aren’t new in Tarrant County. But … Continue reading

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Feedback: Is Kidd Kraddick anti-gay?

An open letter to Kidd Kraddick with the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning Show on 106.1 KISS-FM : I am writing in response to your account Monday morning, Sept. 19 on your morning radio program, Kidd Kraddick in the Morning … Continue reading

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Pride 2011 • 30th annual Tarrant Pride Parade moves to downtown Fort Worth

Organizers say this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever, with parade and street festival on Saturday, and popular Pride Picnic on Sunday, October 1-2 Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — The Tarrant County Gay … Continue reading

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DRIVER’S SEAT: TRACY HAYES — NO BITCH SEAT REQUIRED

Name: Tracy Hayes Occupation: Account manager for a logistics company What do you do for fun? Motorcycles — especially with the Twisted Sisters — live music and cooking. How might the community know you? I’ve been around since The Landing and … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for gay Pride VIP’s foundation moved from Republican Texas lawmaker’s home

Rep. Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie A fundraiser for British rugby star Ben Cohen’s anti-bullying foundation has been moved from the home of a Republican Texas lawmaker, after an Instant Tea post about the event stirred controversy Thursday. Jeff Hickey, a gay … Continue reading

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Councilmembers line up to ride in Pride parade

Jones Hill again fails to RSVP, has said religious beliefs prevent her participation; Greyson cites scheduling conflict RIDE IN PRIDE | Members of the Dallas City Council ride together on a float in the 2009 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade … Continue reading

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