Tag: DGLA

DGLA and Stonewall endorsements differ

In March, Stonewall Democrats of Dallas endorsed a slate of candidates for Dallas City Council. That slate differs, in some cases, from the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance PAC slate endorsed this week.

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DGLA PAC endorses Dallas City Council candidates

For the first time its 38-year history, Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance PAC endorsed a candidate in every Dallas City Council district. Also for the first time, every incumbent running for re-election sought the DGLA PAC endorsement.

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DGLA endorses Kingston in runoff

Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance endorsed Philip Kingston in the District 14 runoff. He faces Bobby Abtahi in the June 15 election. Abtahi has the backing of Stonewall Democrats.

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Planned protest to become a celebration

What was going to be a protest of the North Carolina vote against same-sex marriage has turned into a celebration after President Barack Obama came out in support of marriage equality today.

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Turnout key in Dallas mayoral runoff

Mike Rawlings, left, and David Kunkle Kunkle, Rawlings pledge to stay on message; advocates say LGBT vote could have significant impact TAMMYE NASH | Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Turnout. That’s the key for Dallas mayoral...

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N. Texas candidates prep for runoffs

Angela Hunt and James Nowlin Dallas, Fort Worth mayors’ races head to runoff; Hunt sails to re-election; Griggs upsets incumbent; Hightower also in runoff DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Mike Rawlings will...

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Low turnout could amplify gay vote

Dallas mayoral candidates make final pitch to LGBTs MORE ELECTION COVERAGE: COMMUNITY SPLIT OVER DISTRICT 14 RACE FORT WORTH ELECTION ROUNDUP JOHN WRIGHT | Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com With turnout expected to be dismal...

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Allies on Council deserve our support

Openly LGBT candidates are great, but the community shouldn’t turn its back on the allies who have been there for us all along DAVID WEBB  |  The Rare Reporter I was surprised to learn this year that an openly gay candidate had...

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Candidate forums set for Saturday, Monday

Damien Duckett As we noted in today’s cover story, candidates for Dallas mayor and City Council will attend a forum Saturday hosted by the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance’s Political Action Committee. The forum...

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Pierce HQ cleaned up, ready for volunteers

Casie Pierce Casie Pierce says her campaign headquarters at 3312 N. Buckner Blvd. #205 is cleaned up and open for business after a break-in over the weekend. Pierce is running for the District 7 seat on the Dallas City Council,...

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Endorsement vs. endorsement

Patti Fink, left, and Damien Duckett Stonewall Democrats backs Kunkle for mayor, Nowlin for District 14; nonpartisan DGLA prepares for candidate screenings DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Dallas Gay and...

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Local leaders turn focus on bullying

Rally set Friday in Dallas to promote legislation, promote awareness of bullying in schools, teen suicide DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com RALLYING FOR SAFE SCHOOLS | Rep. Roberto Alonzo, a Dallas Democrat,...

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