Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling could mean married gay couples file jointly next year — or maybe not, depending on where they live David TAFFET | Staff Writer Gilbert Castillo and his partner Jon Chester, who have been together for more than 20 years, own Sterling’s Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Like most LGBT people, Castillo and [...]
Army assistant Amanda Simpson, nation’s 1st transgender presidential appointee, quietly fights for equality in the halls of the Pentagon DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer When “don’t ask, don’t tell” was repealed, gays, lesbians and bisexuals became eligible to serve openly in the military. Transgender people still cannot. But since 2011, trans woman Amanda Simpson has [...]
An Oak Lawn health fair and carnival Saturday will bring North and South Dallas together for health screenings and vaccines.
“One Voice” will be the theme for the 32nd annual Black Tie Dinner, organizers announced Thursday night at a Launch Party at T & P Station in Fort Worth.
LGBT legal experts believe majority on Supreme Court will find law unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court took the marriage equality issue on a roller coaster ride Tuesday as it heard almost 90 minutes of argument in the case testing the constitutionality of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth in a four-part series to prepare readers for what to expect March 26 and 27 when the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the marriage equality cases. LISA KEEN | Keen News Service Two of the LGBT civil rights movement’s most important cases come before the U.S. Supreme Court on [...]
Herschel Weisfeld is using our article about Adam Medrano refusing to discuss his sexual orientation to campaign against him for the District 2 Dallas City Council seat. We’ve received reports that his volunteers, as well as Weisfeld himself, are handing out a photocopy of the article with Weisfeld fliers. Weisfeld said his campaign made the [...]
LGBT advocates and marriage equality supporters will participate in rallies planned around the nation before oral arguments begin in the marriage cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. The United For Marriage: Light the Way to Justice rallies have been planned in Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton before the Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments [...]
Mayor’s chief of staff, councilwoman lobby city’s appointees to agency’s board — 2 of whom voted against moving ahead with plan last month ANNA WAUGH | News Editor LGBT advocates and city of Dallas officials are calling on two of the city’s appointees to Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s board to support a domestic partner benefits [...]