Tag: city of dallas

Rawlings ‘personally’ supports marriage

Dallas mayor won’t sign pledge but says gay couples should have the right to wed JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Although he declined to sign a pledge in support of same-sex marriage this week, Dallas Mayor...

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DCCCD: No protections for gender identity

Community college district officials say trans people are already covered under sexual orientation; RCD encourages supporters to contact board members DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Resource Center Dallas...

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Give thanks, give help

AIN is a small agency with a small budget — and they need all the volunteers they can get With just over two weeks left before Thanksgiving, each of us has plenty of time to decide what we are going to give thanks for. And...

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Oak Lawn is now officially lit up

Back in July we told you that the Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats had finally convinced the city to install 45 new streetlights in the Oak Lawn area, in response to the group’s Light Up Oak Lawn safety campaign. This...

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Omni confirms DP benefits for convention hotel

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM INSIDE THE HOTEL Facility owned by city of Dallas to open Nov. 11 JOHN WRIGHT | Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com A spokeswoman for Omni Hotels confirmed this week that the...

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Public libraries: Bad news, good news

The legislature slashed state funds, but city funding cuts weren’t as bad as they could have been. Best of all, there are ways you can help keep our libraries flush with LGBT content Back in the winter, I wrote here about...

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LifeWalk steps off Sunday in Lee Park

Nobles says that park will not be fenced this year but is worried about added cost and barrier affecting next year’s event KICKING UP THEIR HEELS | The LifeWalk organizing committee gets ready for Sunday.   DAVID TAFFET  | ...

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Changes on tap for Pride festival

Organizers don’t expect decision to fence in Lee Park, ban outside alcohol at event following parade to have major impact on attendance Michael Doughman JOHN WRIGHT  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com When the Dallas Tavern...

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FEEDBACK: Valuing our human infrastructure

Valuing our human infrastructure For years, politicians have talked about the under-funded public infrastructure like highways, water lines, sewer systems and basic transportation. There is another infrastructure that is being...

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WATCH: Cedar Springs fire station may lose truck

In its first study to redistribute equipment in 25 years, the city of Dallas has decided that one of the fire trucks from Station 11 on Cedar Springs Road should be sent to south Oak Cliff near Duncanville. Oak Lawn residents...

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