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Annise Parker now co-chair of “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry,” Austin’s Leffingwell joins

Houstini reported yesterday that Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker was scheduled to appear at the “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry” press conference in Washington D.C., and that she was the only Texas mayor to participate. This morning we found out … Continue reading

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Putting our children at risk

David Webb The Rare Reporter Child sexual abuse a concern for everyone, especially LGBT parents Most people would probably agree there is no resource that a society cherishes more than its children. So it is hard to fathom how sexual … Continue reading

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Troy Sands Remembrance Party at Dallas Eagle with Tony Moran

And the beat goes on Earlier this year, DJ Troy Sands passed away due to cancer. Through the years, he made both an impact and an impression with his music and DJ skills at The Brick in its former location … Continue reading

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Defining Homes • Ask the EXPERTS

With the economy still in a wicked mess, reports are that the latest trend in homebuying is not buying. Renters are on the rise. But are they? Real estate source Inman reported in January that it is cheaper to buy … Continue reading

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LifeWalk steps off Sunday in Lee Park

Nobles says that park will not be fenced this year but is worried about added cost and barrier affecting next year’s event KICKING UP THEIR HEELS | The LifeWalk organizing committee gets ready for Sunday.   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff … Continue reading

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Broken Mould

Queer punk pioneer Bob Mould turned an abusive childhood into a musical movement, but memoir targets hardcore fans 2.5 out of 5 stars SEE A LITTLE LIGHT: THE TRAIL OF RAGE AND MELODY By Bob Mould (with Michael Azerrad). 2001 … Continue reading

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Court Says Air Force Nurse May Serve Openly; Impact of the Witt Decision

Major Margaret Witt is positioned to be the first lesbian service member to serve openly and without fear of discharge under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) after a district court ruling last Friday provided for her reinstatement.  The district court … Continue reading

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Signorile explained the real impact of Mehlman’s actions on LGBT Americans

Mike Signorile provided much needed context to the discussion about Ken Mehlman. There were real, often harsh, implications for LGBT Americans. Here’s an excerpt of what Mike said: But we cannot sweep under the rug what happened. I spent the … Continue reading

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A Story Of A Predator That May Impact My LGBT Subcommunity

Trans people experience difficult transitions and difficult life experiences quite frequently. For example: • The Task Force has pointed out that trans people has pointed out that transgender people have major employment and healthcare access issues, and that there is … Continue reading

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