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Posted on 23 Mar 2006 at 6:45pm

“If we are training people for interviewing and writing resumes, what’s the next logical step? To have some sort of job expo.”
Gil Flores, director of the John Thomas Gay and Lesbian Community Center, about its first job fair

“We’re finding a lot more companies are interested in marketing to the GLBT community and getting key people into those positions to answer questions.”
Henry Ramirez III, programs coordinator for the John Thomas Gay and Lesbian Community Center, about employers willingness to participate in the center’s first job fair

“It’s a really sad state of affairs how much dialogue is being completely squashed.”
Haven Herrin, codirector of the Soulforce Equality Ride, about administrators of Christian colleges thwarting the activists’ efforts to talk to students

“If they have a mental picture of hot cowboys and cowgirls being here in Dallas, we don’t want to disappoint them.”
Michael Doughman, executive director of the Dallas Tavern Guild about the GLBT Press Tour schedule of activities

“The Dallas Steering Committee is an outstanding model in the level of
activity and structure they have. They contribute at every level for us.”
Susanne Salkind, managing director of the Human Rights Campaign, in the importance of the Dallas Steering Committee

“I think if the Democrats in this general election can articulate a message, a real strategy for positive change, that’s what the voters want to see.”
Bayless Camp, former president of Stonewall Democrats of Tarrant County, on Democrats’ chances of defeating Republican incumbents

“Our teaching on marriage and family life precludes these kinds of adoptions.”
Maurice Healy, spokesman for the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, on plans for the archdiocese to stop allowing same-sex couples to adopt through their agencies

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