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Texas: A not-so-great state

As Perry eyes the presidency and Dewhurst makes a bid for the Senate, let’s look at the story the numbers really tell Phyllis Guest | Taking Note It seems that while David Dewhurst is running for the U.S. Senate, Rick … Continue reading

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Graying gays face a growing problem

The sad story of one longtime activist left homeless and alone highlights the many issues facing our aging LGBT population DAVID WEBB  |  The Rare Reporter Imagine being old, sick, confused and alone without a roof over your head when … Continue reading

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‘Things have changed, and it’s pretty wonderful’

Phyllis Frye appointed Texas’ 1st transgender judge by Houston Mayor Annise Parker Brian Rogers  |  Houston Chronicle via The Associated Press Phyllis Frye HOUSTON — Thirty years ago, Phyllis Frye, a longtime activist for LGBT causes, could have been arrested … Continue reading

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WATCH: Bigots lash out at Mayor Annise Parker over appointment of Texas’ 1st transgender judge

On Thursday we reported that longtime activist Phyllis Randolph Frye had become the first transgender judge in Texas, after being appointed by Mayor Annise Parker. Well, just leave it to the Houston Area Pastors Council and the Fox affiliate to … Continue reading

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Taft joins RCD as associate director

Longtime activist says he is excited, scared by the opportunities he has as head of center’s LGBT programs DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Lee Taft Resource Center Dallas has hired Lee Taft as associate executive director of GLBT programs … Continue reading

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