Knowledgeable Soures

Posted on 01 Jun 2006 at 9:48pm

“Our expectations are simple. We want people to come out and see who we are, what we’re about and to just enjoy and celebrate being who you are.”

Tony Coronado, president of the Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association

“They know it is all HIV-positive gay men so they can go to it without any kind of fear or stigma.”

Bobbye Pond, coordinator of the Resource Center of Dallas’ prevention and case management program for gay men, about an upcoming mixer for HIV-positive men

“I thought we’d just see how this dating thing works here.”

James Odle, co-founder of the Dallas Chapter of Strength in Numbers, about the upcoming mixer known as Poz Express Dating

“Some people don’t realize that we have a wonderful ordinance that politicians worked very hard and long to get enacted.”

Pete Webb, coordinator of the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance’s panel discussion on the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance that includes sexual orientation

“We want to give him the chance to do the right thing.”

Patti Fink, local coordinator of the Human Rights Campaign’s protest against Exxon Mobil, about the possibility of the company’s new CEO being receptive sexual orientation to its non-discrimination policy

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, June 2, 2006.

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