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2014 Pride parade grand marshals named

With nearly 1,600 votes cast by the community, the Rev. Carol West and Rafael McDaniel have been chosen as grand marshals of the 2014 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade. West is the pastor of Celebration Community Church in Fort Worth. … Continue reading

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Marriage ruling celebrated at Legacy of Love monument

A small crowd gathered at the Legacy of Love Monument Wednesday to celebrate a federal judge’s ruling that declared Texas’ ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. Continue reading

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Resource Center asks LGBT community to contact DART board members

Six DART board members have expressed their intention to vote in favor of domestic partner benefits for the agency’s gay and lesbian employees. Continue reading

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BREAKING: DART committee approves DP benefits plan

Members of DART’s administrative committee approved a plan today to offer domestic partner benefits to its gay and lesbian employees. Continue reading

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Parkland adds trans protections

Parkland Hospital’s Board of Managers voted unanimously to add gender identity to its Equal Employment Opportunity and harassment policies Tuesday morning. Continue reading

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Resource Center sends letter to Dallas company about adding LGBT policies

Resource Center Dallas’ CEO Cece Cox sent a letter Friday to Holly Frontier Corporation requesting a meeting with them about adding LGBT protections. Continue reading

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BREAKING: Fairness Fort Worth President Thomas Anable has died

Thomas Anable, the president of Fairness Fort Worth who became an LGBT activist after witnessing the Rainbow Lounge raid, died unexpectedly on Friday evening. Continue reading

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Former employee petitions DART to offer domestic partner benefits

A former Dallas Area Rapid Transit employee is petitioning the company to add domestic partner benefits after health issues have forced him to stop working.
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Resource Center calls on MLB commissioner to pledge support for gay players who come out

As gay rumors swirl around Minnesota Twins’ Carl Pavano, RC Dallas calls for MLB to protect its players. Continue reading

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LGBT advocates take their fight to have mayor sign marriage pledge to the Dallas City Council

It’s becoming clear that Dallas’ LGBT community doesn’t plan to let Mayor Mike Rawlings off the hook over his refusal to sign a pledge in support of same-sex marriage. Five LGBT advocates spoke during public comments at the start of … Continue reading

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