BREAKING: Dallas City Council passes comprehensive LGBT resolution

Dallas council members passed an equality resolution Wednesday morning almost a year after a marriage equality resolution failed to be considered by the council.

Mayor Rawlings backs equality resolution before Wednesday vote

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings plans to support the LGBT equality resolution when it goes before the full council during a briefing Wednesday.

Speak Out Poll: Will Mayor Mike Rawlings continue to obstruct the equality resolution?

LGBT advocates plan to red out Dallas City Council meeting tomorrow

Wednesday’s Dallas City Council may be déjà vu for some LGBT advocates and allies when the gallery is full of red like it was in June for an LGBT equality resolution.

Mayor Rawlings blocks LGBT resolution from going to full council — again

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has again interfered to prevent a full City Council vote on a pro-LGBT resolution.

Candidates attend Log Cabin meeting

Gay Republican group’s vice president is among those seeking office in Dallas County   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer A number of candidates met with Log Cabin Republicans on Tuesday evening, including two vying for the Republican nomination for Dallas County district attorney in the March 4 primary. Susan Hawk, who is seeking the DA’s [...]

New LGBT resolution gives Dallas ‘road map’ for change

Almost a year since marriage resolution failed, new measure expected to pass at City Hall and create improvements in employment, city outreach CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor Dallas councilmembers took a step this week in rectifying the relationship with the city’s LGBT community after another pro-equality resolution failed to [...]

Dallas Councilmen Adam Medrano, Philip Kingston to take NOH8 photos

Two LGBT allies on the Dallas City Council will be among the hundreds of people to participate in the NOH8 Campaign’s Dallas photo shoot this evening.

Equality resolution is back, but in a new way

Councilman Allen will use committee briefings to educate council on LGBT issues, gain broader support before resolution reintroduced CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor It’s been six months since Dallas City Council took up marriage equality and workplace protections, but councilmembers are bringing the issues back before the horseshoe with [...]

2013 Year In Review: 6. City Hall took on marriage equality

  What started as a measure to give LGBT Dallasites a voice in local government with an equality resolution supporting marriage equality and job nondiscrimination eventually turned into a political pawn this year. Dallas Councilman Scott Griggs began work on two resolutions last December — one supporting marriage equality and one favoring workplace protections in [...]