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Ellis County Observer publisher Joey Dauben finally gets a court-appointed attorney

Joey Dauben, the publisher of the now-defunct Ellis County Observer, finally got to see a court-appointed lawyer this week .

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“Head Figure Head” more about journalism than about Gov. Rick Perry’s sex life

Head Figure Head, the new e-book from Glen Maxey, details the author’s arduous and frustrating six-month effort to investigate rumors of Gov. Rick Perry’s gay sex life. Maxey served as executive director of the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas (now … Continue reading

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Victory in HCC trans discrimination case (sort of)

As previously reported by our friends over at the Dallas Voice, in September a Houston Community College teacher, Donny Leveston, led an in-class conversation about “Taboo: Incest and Homoeroticism” in which transgender people were referred to as “freaks” and “weirdos.” … Continue reading

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Investigation clears gay Fort Worth teacher

Kristopher Franks set to return to work Friday after 4-day leave stemming from allegations of improper behavior Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Gay Western Hills High School teacher Kristopher Franks, put on paid administrative leave on … Continue reading

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Is DMN trying to intimidate gay couple into dropping their discrimination complaint?

Mark Reed-Walkup, left, and Dante Walkup Looks like The Dallas Morning News is going to considerable lengths to defend its ban on same-sex wedding announcements. Mark Reed-Walkup, who’s filed a discrimination complaint against the newspaper for refusing to publish his … Continue reading

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Minnesota School District ‘Investigation’ Says Bullying Not Responsible For Suicides

The Anoka-Hennepin School District, Minnesota's largest school district, has seen six students take their lives over the past year and a half. One of them was 15-year-old Justin Aaberg who, according to his friends, took his life after being bullied … Continue reading

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Gates caves to religious right, orders investigation of DADT Study leak

Let’s hope this isn’t a lesson about the Pentagon’s backbone when it’s up against foreign theocrats. Wednesday night, we learned that the Pentagon DADT study showed “minimal” impact from ending the ban on open service. The domestic theocrats, who over … Continue reading

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Crybaby Tony Perkins Demands Investigation Into Leaked DADT Survey

“We have criticized this study from the outset because the CRWG was forbidden to explore the central question before the country-not how to implement a repeal of the current law, but whether doing so is in the best interest of … Continue reading

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NBC report: No excessive force used by FWPD in Rainbow Lounge raid

KXAS Channel 5, the local NBC affiliate, has posted a story on its Web site, citing unnamed Fort Worth city officials, saying that the Fort Worth Police Department’s investigation into the June 28 raid on the Rainbow Lounge found that … Continue reading

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FWPD press conference still on

We have had a couple folks contact us here at the Voice this morning saying that they had heard 1) that Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead’s press conference at 10 a.m. Thursday (tomorrow) at Rainbow Lounge — to announce … Continue reading

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