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Posted on 08 Jun 2006 at 7:45pm

Gov. Dean’s renewed commitment to our community left me energized and ready to go this election year.
Jesse Garcia, spokesman for Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, about Howard Dean’s speech at the gay political group’s national convention

I wanted to make sure management was aware there were employees who were concerned about this issue, and we wanted to have it discussed.
David Schulze, lawyer for Dallas Area Rapid Transit, who asked agency officially to consider providing domestic partner benefits

The most important thing for me is an increase in Christian maturity, and I see that happening here.
Rev. James Walker, pastor of White Rock Community Church, about the church’s growth as it celebrates its 15th anniversary

Discrimination against gays and lesbians is vicious, ugly and cruel. It is immoral and should be illegal.
Sen. Mark Dayton, D-Minn., speaking out against the “‘marriage protection amendment

What prompted this increased interest? Being mad as hell. Typically, after an election you will see a lack of activity. But in our community, activity picked up after the November election.
Shannon Bailey, president of the Stonewall Democrats of Texas, on the large number of GLBT delegates and alternates attending the Texas Democratic Convention this weekend

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, June 09, 2006.

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