“You couldn’t go in there every day and not become an activist. I give Crossroads Market the credit for just being a multipurpose incubator. It created community.”

Deb Elder, former president of the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, on the history of the 26-year-old store on Cedar Springs that may close by the end of the year

“It doesn’t matter how much education you provide to somebody. They’ve got to be willing and able to accept it and integrate it into their behavior.”

Raeline Nobles, executive director of AIDS Arms Inc., on increasing HIV infection rates and people’s failure to practice safe sex

“The first thing that I think really needs to happen, to be perfectly honest, is an apology. Promises were broken. Nobody’s disputing that.”

Donna Rose, on how the Human Rights Campaign can regain the trust of the transgender community in the wake of the ENDA controversy

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 16, 2007 рекламная растяжкаконтекстная реклама яндекс гугл