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Commissioners honor Don Maison for years of service

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price presented a proclamation honoring retired AIDS Services of Dallas CEO Don Maison for his years of service to Dallas. At the March 19 Commissioners Court meeting, Price credited Maison for ending police harassment at Dallas gay bars in 1979 by defending and gaining acquittals for a group of men arrested at Village Station for dancing. He thanked Maison for providing housing for people with HIV at a time when no one wanted them in their neighborhood...

HRC planning Democratic presidential debate in October

As we continue to struggle through the decidedly anti-LGBT Trump administration, LGBTQ Nation reports today (Tuesday, March 19), that presidential candidates in the 2020 Democratic primary will appear at a debate, hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, focused specifically on LGBT issues. The forum is set for Oct. 11, which is National Coming Out Day. According to the article by Alex Bollinger, HRC representatives have not yet said how the debate will be formatted or who will moderate. HRC...

The gay blade — Cain & LeDuc, flying high and far

Where in the world are Ashley Cain and Timothy LeDuc? Most days you’d find the recently-crowned U.S. National Pairs Figure Skating Champions putting in 8-hour-plus days training at their home rink in Euless. But last Friday, they made a long journey to Saitama, Japan (about 20 miles north of central Tokyo) — not for their version of Spring Break, but serious business. Cain and LeDuc will be competing for Team USA at the prestigious World Figure Skating Championships this week. The trip to...

Highlighting trans men, for a change

I recently posted a version of the transgender Pride flag on my Facebook page that represents how trans people are represented in media: The pink stripes — representing trans women — dominated the flag, and the blue — representing trans men — was a small sliver, and the white stripe — representing intersex people were barely perceptible. This flag illustrates that trans women dominate the media conversation. Even at events where both trans men and trans women are in attendance, the cameras...

 

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Commissioners honor Don Maison for years of service

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price presented a proclamation honoring retired AIDS Services of Dallas CEO Don Maison for his years of service to Dallas. At the March 19 Commissioners Court meeting, Price credited Maison for ending police harassment at Dallas gay bars in 1979 by defending and gaining acquittals for a group of men arrested at Village Station for dancing. He thanked Maison for providing housing for people with HIV at a time when no one wanted them in their neighborhood...

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TBRU 2019: Coco Grande

Drag pioneer Coco Peru looks ahead to the end Thanks to RuPaul, we have been drowning wonderfully in drag queens. Some stick with us (Trixie Mattel, Bob the Drag Queen) and more than a few don’t (Venus D-Lite, anyone?). But RuPaul is just one among the pantheon of queens who have pioneered the fringe art into the mainstream. Before all the death drops and lip smacks came Lady Bunny, Hedda Lettuce, and Miss Coco Peru, all of whom stand atop an altar of tiaras, wigs and stilettos. As new...