Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings drops in at JR.’s on Marriage Equality Day

Dallas Voice’s Jesse Arnold sent us this photo of him with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings at JR.’s Bar & Grill, where crowds are already beginning to gather to celebrate Marriage Equality Day.

Mike Rawlings will run for re-election as mayor in 2015

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings confirmed today (Tuesday, Dec. 2) that he will run for re-election next May, telling Dallas Morning News that he still has some “big bold goals” left to accomplish. In the campaign leading up to his first election as Dallas mayor in 2011, Rawlings courted the LGBT vote. But he drew the […]

Speak Out Poll: Will Mayor Mike Rawlings continue to obstruct the equality resolution?

My post-Pride lunch with Mike Rawlings

I was at a luncheon today, celebrating the 95th anniversary of the original El Fenix restaurant, a staple of Tex-Mex here in Dallas. Also at the luncheon was Mayor Mike Rawlings, who sat at my table during lunch

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings visits LGBT Pride Month event

Dallas’ LGBT Task Force held its final June Pride Month event — a “Give Back to Dallas Day” at the Stewpot.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings responds to marriage-equality decisions

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, who helped block the council from considering an LGBT equality resolution earlier this month, sent out the following tweet in response to today’s historic marriage equality rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court. Right body, highest court in US, made it clear that equality prevails. Congrats! — Mayor Mike Rawlings (@Mike_Rawlings) June […]

WATCH: LGBT protesters ‘shame’ Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings

The good news is, Mayor Mike Rawlings is no longer afraid to show up to an event where he knows there will be LGBT protesters.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says he’ll vote yes on marriage equality resolution

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings plans to vote in favor of a resolution supporting marriage equality and LGBT employment protections.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings suggests LGBT civil rights are a waste of time

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings told The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday that thinks a proposed City Council resolution backing marriage equality and LGBT employment protections is “a misuse of City Council time.”

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings defends visit to anti-gay First Baptist Church

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says he chose to attend a service at the anti-gay First Baptist Church of Dallas on Sunday because he believes in tolerance.