Tag: City Council

City Council early voting results in

The early voting results from today’s election are in: District A Helena Brown: 56% Brenda Stardig: 44% District B Alvin Byrd: 52% Jerry Davis: 48% Place 2: Kristi Thibaut 64% Andrew Burks 36% Place 5 Jack Christie  52% Jo...

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Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of...

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East coast victories for LGBT candidates

While we’re waiting here in Houston for the results of today’s municipal elections the Victory Fund reports of victories for LGBT candidates on the East coast where polls closed an hour earlier than Texas. State Del....

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What’s Shakin’ – Election Day

1. It’s election day in Houston! The Mayor, Comptroller, City Council and three Houston Independent School Board Trustee seats are up for grabs. Decisions made today will affect policy-making decisions on LGBT issues for...

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Banks Appointed to Citizen Police Oversight Board

On Wednesday the Houston City Council confirmed Mayor Annise Parker’s appointment of Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus President Kris Banks to the Independent Police Oversight Board.  The Oversight Board provides a way for...

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Griggs knocks off Neumann in District 3

With 52 of 56 precincts reporting, challenger Scott Griggs leads incumbent Dave Neumann in the District 3 Dallas City Council race. Griggs, endorsed by both Stonewall Democrats and the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, appears...

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Local Briefs

GAIN holding monthly meeting GAIN, the GLBT aging interest network that is a program of Resource Center Dallas, will meet Thursday, April 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Resource Center, 2701 Reagan. Educator, public speaker...

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Remember to attend Trans Day of Remembrance

Kelli Busey The transgender community in North Texas has been in the spotlight for the last week or so, thanks to the Fort Worth City Council’s vote last Tuesday, Nov. 10, to amend the city’s nondiscrimination...

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Fort Worth approves transgender protections

The Fort Worth City Council voted tonight, by a 6-3 margin, to amend the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance to include protections for transgender people. The vote came shortly before midnight, following about four hours...

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