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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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Ouch! A hard typo to avoid

There’s an unspokin rule in publishing: The larger the font, the more embarasing the typo. That’s compounded by how many words there are in the first place. After all, if you have less to prufe-read, you should be abel to … Continue reading

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Overcoming fear and finding passion

Landon Starnes had to step outside his comfort zone to compete as Lotta Pink in the Miss LifeWalk Pageant Landon Starnes as Lotta Pink Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Talk to Landon Starnes about his involvement with LifeWalk, the … Continue reading

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Judge to rule this week in Nikki Araguz case

Nikki Araguz Transgender widow vows appeal if she loses case JUAN A. LOZANO  |  Associated Press WHARTON, Texas — The transgender widow of a Texas firefighter will likely learn next week whether his family’s request to nullify their marriage and … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Police release description of missing vehicle belonging to NE Dallas murder victim

Earlier we told you about the two men found dead in a burned Northeast Dallas apartment. Police are still not releasing the victims’ names because their bodies were so badly damaged in the fire that they’re waiting on the medical … Continue reading

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House is now debating the Rule for the DADT standalone bill

In the House, before a bill is debated and voted upon, a rule setting the parameters of the debate must pass. The House is currently debating, H.Res. 1764, the Rule for the DADT standalone bill. One good thing about this … Continue reading

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Basic rule of campaign management: First, tweet no #harm

If you’re managing someone’s congressional campaign, you probably don’t want to be Tweeting things like this: But that’s exactly what’s happening in Indiana’s 7th congressional district. Head over to Bilerico for the full story: IN07: Campaign Manager Tweets Anti-Gay Slurs … Continue reading

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Stay Tuned: Judge to Rule Today on Whether to Continue Stay on Prop 8 Case

image via WikiCommons According to press reports, sometime after noon today (Eastern time), Judge Vaughn Walker will rule on whether to lift the stay on his decision in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, allowing California to once again issue marriage licenses to … Continue reading

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Judge Walker will rule on stay of Prop. 8 decision today

From The Advocate: U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker will issue a Thursday morning ruling on whether to stay a decision in the Proposition 8 federal case pending appeal, according to a late Wednesday e-mail from the court. The ruling … Continue reading

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Judge Walker to Rule Tomorrow on Stay in Prop 8 Ruling

We'll know tomorrow morning whether gay couples can begin marrying again in California, the AP reports: "Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker said he would issue his decision Thursday by noon on requests to impose a stay that would keep … Continue reading

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