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Only seven Texans receive perfect score in HRC Congressional scorecard

The Human Rights Campaign today, Oct. 9 released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support for LGBT equality in the 113th Congress. Only seven of Texas’ 38-member delegation received perfect scores, even as results show record gains in support for LGBT equality. Members … Continue reading

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Welcome aboard, Erin Moore

We are thrilled to welcome aboard the newest addition to the Dallas Voice family, graphic artist Erin Moore. That name may sound — probably does sound — familiar. That’s because Erin has been an active member of DFW’s LGBT community … Continue reading

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Susan Sarandon: An American for marriage equality

Award-winning actress and progressive activist Susan Sarandon has made this video (below) for the Human Rights Campaign’s marriage equality campaign. She says: “While marriage might not be my thing, if it’s your thing you damn well ought to be able … Continue reading

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Do gay boycotts cost more than they gain?

Is it likely that boycotting one hotel will force a political change in an island-nation half a world away for a policy that, as of today, has not even gone into effect? Continue reading

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Dallas finance committee approves ‘comprehensive’ LGBT resolution

Dallas councilmembers voted Tuesday to send a resolution to the full City Council o address inequalities in city employment, healthcare and lobbying efforts.
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Black Tie Dinner says 2014 general tickets will increase to $400

Black Tie Dinner said 2014 general tickets will be $400 Continue reading

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HRC endorses ‘champion for equality’ Wendy Davis for governor

The nation’s largest LGBT advocacy group, the Human Rights Campaign, is endorsing state Se. Wendy Davis in her gubernatorial bid, the organization announced Wednesday.
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Louie Minor not shocked by John Carter’s support of DOMA 2.0, says ‘it’s time’ to represent LGBT Texans

Louie Minor, the out veteran challenging Republican U.S. Rep. John Carter in Central Texas, said he’s not surprised the congressman recently co-sponsored the State Marriage Defense Act. Continue reading

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Exxon remains at bottom of new HRC Corporate Equality Index

Human Rights Campaign was unimpressed when ExxonMobil began offering partner benefits to its LGBT employees. That company retains its minus-25 ascore on the new Corporate Equality Index released this week. Continue reading

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HRC corrects Irving, Dallas scores on Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign has adjusted two scores in North Texas after errors were discovered in the cities of Irving and Dallas regarding their LGBT-inclusive policies. Continue reading

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