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Coalition of national LGBT groups endorse boycott over Arizona's anti-immigration law

A coalition of LGBT groups signed a letter today endorsing a boycott of Arizona. They point out that Arizona’s Republican governor, Jan Brewer, eliminated partnership benefits for gay and lesbian state employees when she took office. The letter was written … Continue reading

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WATCH: Immigrant Punk video splices footage from live show in Denton, MegaMarch in Dallas

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Denton’s Immigrant Punk, the music moniker of Rocio Aranda. She fuses folk and hip-hop and social messages in her tunes. She came to Texas with her family from Mexico and, with national focus … Continue reading

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2 Arizona cities vote to sue state over new anti-immigration law; others begin boycotts

May 1 Mega March in Dallas The city councils of two Arizona cities voted to sue the state over its new immigration law on Tuesday. Tucson and Flagstaff are both concerned over the impact on tourism and the cost of … Continue reading

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The gays go to the Mega March

Staff writer David Taffet shot these photos Saturday featuring some of the LGBT folks who participated in the Mega March for Immigration Reform in downtown Dallas. He’ll have a full story on gays and immigration in Friday’s Voice. The LGBT … Continue reading

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Mega March includes LGBT groups

The Mega March for immigration reform attracted tens of thousands of people to downtown Dallas today. LGBT groups met at the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center, one block from the main staging area on Ross Avenue. The march was scheduled for … Continue reading

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LGBT Mega Marchers to meet at Meyerson

2006 Dallas immigration march The Mega March is Saturday, May 1 in downtown Dallas. The march supports immigration reform and had been planned long before Arizona passed its recent law, which is seen by most Hispanics as singling them out. … Continue reading

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