Query • 09.24.10

Posted on 23 Sep 2010 at 6:18pm

What’s your favorite thing about the State Fair of Texas? …………………………………….. Jenny English — “Fried stuff, biscuits, fried biscuits, fried butter.” John Landry IV — “I’ve never been but hope to go this year.” W. Allen Simmons — “That unmistakable State Fair odor. Sort of a combination of cotton candy and vomit.” Jenny English — [...]

Query • 09.17.10

Posted on 16 Sep 2010 at 7:08pm

Are you attending Pride this weekend? ………………………. Ulises Santamaria — “Yes! So excited! Looking for a dancing partner for Saturday night.” Melanie Dickson — “Yes. I’ll be there with my girlfriend.” Juan Soto — “Absolutely! Last year was a blast. It was my first gay Pride celebration. We need everyone to come out and support!” [...]

Query • 09.10.10

Posted on 09 Sep 2010 at 7:01pm

Have you decided how you will vote in the November election? ………………………. Robert Raymo — “Yes. It’s time for change. I’m tired of the status quo. Rick Perry has served this state for too long. Bill White gets my vote, no doubt about it.” Thomas Hill — “Gov. Perry has served his interests more than [...]

Query • 09.03.10

Posted on 02 Sep 2010 at 5:16pm

How should we respond when someone who has been an anti-gay activist comes out? ………………………. Tiffany Brown — “Good question. It is a love/hate relationship.” Brian Hudson — “Applaud them! If we reject them it will cause others in the closet to retreat further inside.” Chris Reed — “With support and not taking petty shots.” [...]

Query • 08.27.10

Posted on 26 Aug 2010 at 8:00pm

Do church-affiliated schools have the right to discriminate against children with same-sex parents? ………………………. Cori Braziel — “Uhhh … No! Do we have the right to discriminate when they’re sexually abusing our children? There ya go.” Ty Pressley — “There would be public outrage over a church-affiliated school that was unwilling to accept the child [...]

Query • 08.20.10

Posted on 19 Aug 2010 at 6:05pm

What are you doing to beat the heat? ………………………. Jerry Birdwell — “Come and visit Lake Tahoe. Forecast for today is a high of 72.” Dorian Dean — “Staying in air conditioning, as much as possible and driving up the electric utility’s profit margin.” Natalie Phillips — “Going to the pool.” Lisa Rainey — “Our [...]

Query • 08.13.10

Posted on 12 Aug 2010 at 7:24pm

If same-sex marriage were legally recognized in your state, would you marry your partner? ……………………………………….. Thomas Combs — “After 12 years, yes probably so. Its a long time to be waiting.” Ray Lipsch — “Yes. Absolutely. Will probably go to Washington, D.C. or California soon regardless.” Lisa Dub Windsor — “Personally, it’s not for me [...]

Query • 08.06.10

Posted on 05 Aug 2010 at 2:38pm

Are you boycotting Target? Jason Tarin — “I’m a little torn because companies do things like this all the time. I love Target, but I’m holding off shopping there to see how they handle this.” Mandy Love — “Absolutely.”

Query • 07.30.10

Posted on 29 Jul 2010 at 5:00pm

How critical a problem is family violence in the LGBT community and why? ……………………………………….. Erick William Masters — “I think it is a lot more common than people choose to believe!” Lisa Dub Windsor — “I don’t think it is any different than heterosexual families. I have known many couples who have been physically and [...]

Query • 07.23.10

Posted on 22 Jul 2010 at 1:28pm

When should a transgender person come out to a potential romantic partner? ……………………………………….. Kelli Ann Busey — “I must be upfront before the first kiss with who I am. Everyone’s situation varies. I am sometimes taken for a cisgender female and that misconception can lead to angst if I am not upfront early in a [...]