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For 7th time in 3 years, poll shows most Texans support legal gay unions

Yet another poll has found that a solid majority of Texans support legal recognition for same-sex couples.

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Poll shows Perry tied for last in New Hampshire with openly gay candidate Fred Karger

The latest Suffolk University/7 News poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for dead last in New Hampshire with, of all people, openly gay candidate Fred Karger. A screen grab from the poll is above (click to enlarge), and you … Continue reading

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East coast victories for LGBT candidates

While we’re waiting here in Houston for the results of today’s municipal elections the Victory Fund reports of victories for LGBT candidates on the East coast where polls closed an hour earlier than Texas. State Del. Adam Ebbin (D-District 30) … 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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What’s Shakin’ – Election Day

1. It’s election day in Houston! The Mayor, Comptroller, City Council and three Houston Independent School Board Trustee seats are up for grabs. Decisions made today will affect policy-making decisions on LGBT issues for the next two years so visit … Continue reading

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What’s Shakin’ – Wings of Desire at MFAH, IRS to allow deductions for gender transition

1. If you’re a fan of German films that are partially in French, the film oeuvre of Peter Faulk and sexy trapeze artists with existential angst then “Wings of Desire” is your kind of flick.  The 1987 Wim Wenders masterpiece … 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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Will this debate sink Perry’s presidential hopes?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry came out of the gate strong when he jumped into the race to become the Republican nominee for president in 2012. How could he not? He had that great hair, and that supposed good ol’ Texas … Continue reading

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Is Rick Perry in trouble?

The number of general election voters who have a negative view of Rick Perry has jumped 9 points since the last GOP presidential debate on Sept. 7, according to Nate Silver at The New York Times’ Five Thirty Eight blog. … Continue reading

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WHAT’S BREWING: Equality becoming Republican problem, hate crimes and Miley’s middle finger up

Gov. Rick Perry 1. A new study shows that it’s becoming more tricky for Republicans to oppose same-sex marriage, as Gov. Rick Perry found recently. According to the Washington Post, it used to be that you were either for it … Continue reading

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