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Public input sought on non-discrimination amendment effort

Fairness Works Houston, a new organization formed to pass a proposed non-discrimination charter amendment in Houston, will hold a public meeting this Saturday, Feb. 25, to seek public input. As previously reported by Houstini, the proposed charter amendment, which is … Continue reading

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Transgender center launches intersex group

When a baby is born the first question most people ask is “is it a girl or a boy?” The doctor takes a look at the baby’s genitals, if they see a penis the child is declared a boy, if … Continue reading

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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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Rev. Amy Delong, tried by Methodists for being a lesbian, to preach at Bering Memorial Methodist Church

Paperwork can be the bane of any job. For Rev. Amy Delong a simple annual report catapulted her into the maelstrom of the United Methodist Church’s debate on accepting LGBT people. DeLong visits Houston’s Bering Memorial United Methodist Church (1440 … Continue reading

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HISD Trustee Eastman to hold community meeting on anti-bullying efforts

Houston Independent School District Trustee Anna Eastman has announced a special meeting for constituents in her District I to discuss anti-bullying programs currently implemented in HISD on Tuesday, February 7. The meeting, at Reagan High School (413 E 13th), coincides … Continue reading

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HCC Board of Trustees unanimously approves trans protections

The Houston Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approve trans protections during their regular meeting last week. The measure to include Gender Identity and Expression in the college’s system-wide nondiscrimination policy was voted on as part of a group of … Continue reading

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WATCH: HISD Board gets earful on anti-gay flier

A standing-room-only crowd greeted the Houston Independent School Board last night. While the board’s monthly meetings often attract an assortment of parents, community members and gadflies many in the crowd were there with a decidedly non-educational issue on their minds: … Continue reading

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Local LGBT activists to confront Rodriquez for anti-gay flier

A group of Houston LGBT activists, including representatives from the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, is urging people to attend tonight’s Houston Independent School Board Meeting to confront HISD Trustee Manuel Rodriquez for an anti-gay flier he distributed during his recent … Continue reading

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‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army National Guard in New York and … Continue reading

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TCU LGBT alumni group forms

Organizer says school has been helpful, supportive in forming group for gay graduates DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com There are some schools that are — or have been — affiliated with religious institutions that  not only wouldn’t welcome an … Continue reading

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