Tag: House of Representatives

Looking for Jack Borden’s family. Can you help?

Jack Borden I received a call this afternoon from a Marilu Thorn, a social worker with the Dallas Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Unit who is trying to find family of longtime LGBT community activist Jack Borden....

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Rep. Johnson expects tough time for LGBT rights

Democrat wins 10th term, but says with Republicans in control, many LGBT-positive bills won’t get heard DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com HONORING VETERANS | Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, right, and...

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Election 2010 • Novotny loses bid to unseat Kern

Brittney Novotny lost her bid to become a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives in midterm elections Tuesday, Nov. 2. Out of 8,600 ballots cast, Novotny, who is transgender, received about 35 percent of the vote. Her...

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Sally (Kern) rides again

You remember Sally Kern, right? She’s the Republican Oklahoma state representative who in 2008 became famous when an audio clip hit the Internet of her telling other Republicans that gays and lesbians are a bigger threat...

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Open letter to Pelosi

Calling on the Speaker of the House to keep her promise on ENDA We are writing to express how extremely troubled we are that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has not yet been scheduled for a vote by the full House of...

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