We have children who need our help now

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says the influx of children from Central America is a humanitarian crisis   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer “We have children who need our help now,” County Judge Clay Jenkins told Stonewall Democrats of Dallas this week, speaking at the group’s monthly meeting about the throngs of children coming into [...]

Rawlings votes for Freedom to Marry resolution at Conference of Mayors

At its meeting in Dallas, the Conference of Mayors overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on the federal courts to end marriage discrimination against same-sex couples.

SMU vote inspires Harvey Milk Day celebration on Cedar Springs

Mayor Mike Rawlings issued a proclamation to Hope 4 Peace and Justice for bringing the Harvey Milk Day celebration to Dallas.

Oak Cliff stages Dallas’ noncorporate Earth Day

Entertainment throughout the afternoon and animals from a wallaby to a blind rescued lamb highlight this year’s event   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer In Oak Cliff, the gays plan the events, friends and neighbors pitch in, and the whole community shows up. That’s the story behind Run for the Beads. It’s how the Mardi [...]

A.C. Gonzalez: Change is coming for LGBT community

Dallas’ new city manager has taken off running with a list of things advocates want changed at City Hall, promises to keep progress on the fast track   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez is a soft-spoken man who says he’s determined to use his influence in his new role to [...]

A ‘landmark day for the city of Dallas’

With Wednesday’s passage of a comprehensive equality resolution, 13 councilmembers assured the local LGBT community they support equality in city employment, living and tourism.

BREAKING: Dallas City Council passes comprehensive LGBT resolution

Dallas council members passed an equality resolution Wednesday morning almost a year after a marriage equality resolution failed to be considered by the council.

Mayor Rawlings backs equality resolution before Wednesday vote

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings plans to support the LGBT equality resolution when it goes before the full council during a briefing Wednesday.

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

LGBT advocates plan to red out Dallas City Council meeting tomorrow

Wednesday’s Dallas City Council may be déjà vu for some LGBT advocates and allies when the gallery is full of red like it was in June for an LGBT equality resolution.