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Tyrrell: How do you tell a 7-year-old we can’t be part of the Scouts?

The ousted Cub Scout mom talked about her experiences with the Scouts from her Downtown Dallas hotel room on Tuesday evening. Continue reading

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Annise Parker now co-chair of “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry,” Austin’s Leffingwell joins

Houstini reported yesterday that Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker was scheduled to appear at the “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry” press conference in Washington D.C., and that she was the only Texas mayor to participate. This morning we found out … Continue reading

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Website shines spotlight on Rodriquez

Houston Independent School Board Member Manuel Rodriguez has the dubious distinction of being the sole topic of a new website: hisdbully.org. The site seeks to remove Rodriquez from office for anti-gay comments and literature made during his recent re-election campaign. … Continue reading

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Will Facebook add a gender-neutral option?

An online petition has sparked the question of whether Facebook should add a third gender option for gender-variant individuals. You can go to the petition site to sign. On Google+, users get the option to hide their gender and have … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Youth pastor at anti-gay church says he had sex with boys to purify them

  Brent Girouex Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. A former youth pastor at an anti-gay church in Iowa is charged with 60 counts of sexual exploitation after he told police he molested young males to purify them … Continue reading

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El Paso may put DP benefits back on ballot

After a ballot measure passed in November to rescind domestic partner benefits for El Paso employees, the City Council is considering another ballot measure to restore them. The November ballot measure sponsored by religious groups aimed to take away benefits … Continue reading

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OFA’s ‘Petition to Nowhere’ on DADT is a joke, and the joke’s on you

And some people wonder why we’ve called on the gay community, and our allies, to stop donating to this increasingly worthless organization. Organizing for America – formerly Obama for America, but now an arm of the DNC and the White … Continue reading

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Hate gay people? There’s an app for that

Pink News, Europe’s largest gay news service, reports that Apple has approved an anti-gay iPhone app: The app is based on the Manhattan Declaration, a manifesto released in 2009 by Christian and Catholic leaders which rails against the “erosion” of … Continue reading

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Proposal revived to prohibit Cedar Springs club-goers from parking on Hall Street

A little over a year ago we wrote about a proposal to establish a “resident-parking only” zone on the 3900 block of Hall Street, just off the Cedar Springs strip. The RPO zone would prohibit non-residents from parking on the … Continue reading

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Mass. DA Candidate Signed Antigay Petition

Michael Cahillane, a district attorney candidate in Massachusetts’s Northwestern District, said he regrets signing a 2005 petition to ban marriage equality in the first U.S. state to legalize marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Daily News

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