Two days after Dallas City Councilman Adam Medrano was appointed by Mayor Mike Rawlings to chair the LGBT Task Force, he was already working on the group’s future projects. Medrano held his first meeting Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Panera Bread on Lemmon Avenue to discuss how the Task Force operates and find out how its [...]
Denton activist Tyler Carlton has been working with city officials for months to try and pass a city resolution to support same-sex marriage, but now the item may not be considered by the council until next year.
Local gay immigrant from Russia calls vodka boycott ‘good idea,’ reconsiders visit to his homeland during Sochi Games ANNA WAUGH | News Editor David Wyrick hasn’t visited Russia in five years, but now he fears returning to his homeland at all in light of a recent anti-gay crackdown. Wyrick, a gay Russian immigrant, moved to [...]
Experts say marriage ban will hurt state’s economy after DOMA ruling as LGBT workers flock to places where they can get federal benefits ANNA WAUGH | News Editor In the wake of two historic victories for same-sex marriage at the U.S. Supreme Court, national attention has returned to the growing divide among states on LGBT equality. [...]
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, who helped block the council from considering an LGBT equality resolution earlier this month, sent out the following tweet in response to today’s historic marriage equality rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court. Right body, highest court in US, made it clear that equality prevails. Congrats! — Mayor Mike Rawlings (@Mike_Rawlings) June [...]