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Public input sought on non-discrimination amendment effort

Fairness Works Houston, a new organization formed to pass a proposed non-discrimination charter amendment in Houston, will hold a public meeting this Saturday, Feb. 25, to seek public input. As previously reported by Houstini, the proposed charter amendment, which is … 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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Remembering John Lawrence, the man behind Lawrence v. Texas

Metro Weekly reports that one-time Houstonian John Geddes Lawrence, the “Lawrence” in Lawrence v. Texas, passed away last month at the age of 68: “In the facts underlying the Supreme Court case, Lawrence v. Texas, Lawrence and Tyron Garner were … Continue reading

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Iconic LGBT activist Ray Hill files for Texas House seat

Long time Houston LGBT activist Ray Hill filed paperwork this week to run for the 147th Texas House seat against incumbent Garnet Coleman, D – Houston. The iconic (and iconoclastic) Hill said that he and Coleman agree on many issues … Continue reading

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What’s Shakin’ – Wolfman at Wortham, Vampires on Pacific St.

1. If you got your hard-core Halloween partying out of the way this weekend, why not curl up under the stars (and a blanket) for the 1941 horror classic “The Wolfman,” at the Miller Outdoor Theater in Herman Park. Show … Continue reading

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Check out this butt sex travel reference guide

Following up on the magazine’s insightful story about efforts to remove Texas’ “homosexual conduct” law from the books, Mother Jones put together this handy-dandy map that can easily be printed out and used as a reference source as you travel … Continue reading

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Video: Most of our CPAC#11 posts concern boycotting or gayness. This one lets us remove the ‘or’:

[CBS News] Good As You

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Report: UK To Remove Gay Sex Crimes From Records

The Sunday Telegraph reports that UK equalities minister Lynne Featherstone will announce in the new year that gay men who have had consensual sex with a male partner over the age of 16 prior to the increase in the age … Continue reading

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Sen. Levin admits he may remove DADT from Defense Authorization

The Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carl Levin, carries significant sway over what happens to the Defense Authorization bill. About 10 days ago, we heard rumblings that Levin was negotiating with McCain about removing the DADT language from … Continue reading

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Ron Howard Refuses to Remove Antigay Joke

Director Ron Howard and Universal Studios have refused to remove the controversial antigay joke from the upcoming Vince Vaughn comedy The Dilemma, which is scheduled for release in January 2011. Advocate.com: Daily News

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