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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 . Continue reading

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Measure would ban anti-LGBT discrimination in Houston

Charter amendment could also allow DP benefits for city workers DANIEL WILLIAMS  |  Contributing Writer HOUSTON — Long-brewing plans to place a city-wide non-discrimination policy before Houston voters became public this week. Since December a coalition of organizations and leaders have … Continue reading

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“Gen Silent” explores challenges facing the elderly LGBT community

There are almost 38 million LGBT Americans over the age of 65. This number is expected to double by 2030. Yet in a Fenway Institute study fifty percent of nursing home workers said that their co-workers are intolerant of LGBT … Continue reading

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“Spectacular Damage” at Gulf Coast Archive puts human face on AIDS crisis

The nude models for Jack Dorlan’s Spectacular Damage show are not people one typically wishes to see naked, and that’s the point. The models, all men living with HIV, carry the lumps and scars of the virus and its treatments … Continue reading

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HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Last minute gifts and stocking stuffer roundup

COUNTING IT DOWN Whether you need to give to the coworkers, neighbors or just add to the gift stock pile by stuffing the stocking, these might help out on your decision making. SPIRITS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH Moon Mountain … Continue reading

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Early voting results in Houston Races

At 7 pm the polls closed. The Harris County Clerk’s office must now count and tabulate the votes cast today in Houston’s 769 voting precincts. While we wait for the final results, let’s take a look at the numbers from … 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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Slight chance of rain on Pride Sunday

With an above-average high of 92 on Sunday in Dallas, it should feel just about as hot as last year, when we hit 93. But there’s also a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms, which would mark the first time it’s … Continue reading

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Wine walk on Cedar Springs kicks off Pride

The September Cedar Springs Wine Walk takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The theme is Pride. “We’re expecting a large crowd to kick off Pride at this week’s First Wednesday Wine Walk,” said Scott Whittall, president of the Cedar Springs … Continue reading

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Dynamic duo

New partners Curtis Cook and Shane Friesenhahn shake their booty … camp There’s the nursery rhyme that begins, “Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean… .” But apparently if Jack Sprat were in a same-sex … Continue reading

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