Tag: Nancy Pelosi

COMIC RELIEF

SUPER, GIRL!  | For C.D. Kirven, the colored pencil is mightier than the sword, as she draws images for her activist comic book, background, which features a lesbian black hero. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) Local activist...

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Top 10: Dallasites helped fuel GetEQUAL

SPEAKING UP | GetEQUAL board member Mark Reed-Walkup of Dallas uses a megaphone to get his message across outside Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison’s Dallas office last week during a protest of her vote against repealing ‘don’t ask,...

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Reactions to DADT repeal signing

Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese: “Today gay and lesbian patriots serving their country in silence, and thousands more who wish to serve the country they love, can breathe a sigh of relief that “Don’t Ask, Don’t...

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House OKs standalone bill to repeal DADT

Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 15 to approve a measure to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” The vote was 250-175. It was the second time...

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BREAKING: A new plan for DADT repeal

Details are emerging today about a new plan to pass a repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” in the lame duck session of Congress. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Pa., introduced DADT repeal legislation in the House...

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LGBT groups react to big losses in House, Senate

From Staff and Wire Reports Republicans won control of the U.S. House in Tuesday’s elections. As of 3 a.m. Wednesday, it appeared the GOP will hold at least 234 seats, to Democrats’ 180. But Democrats retained a slim majority in...

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WATCH: 8 GetEQUAL activists arrested at Capitol

The Advocate reports: The direct action group GetEqual staged a sit-in in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon as part of an effort to push House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to take a vote on the Employment...

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Over 300 march in Austin to honor Harvey Milk

More than 300 people marched and rallied in Austin on Saturday to commemorate the first Harvey Milk Day, according to Dallas activist Chastity Kirven, who attended the event and sent over the above photo. Kirven was also among...

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Pelosi vows votes on ENDA, DADT this year

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi We couldn’t squeeze it into this week’s print edition, but over on the main page we’ve posted an update from Lisa Keen on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and the repeal of...

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GetEQUAL plans ENDA picket today

Protesters gathered outside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco office on Tuesday. (Rex Wockner) GetEQUAL plans an emergency picket on Capitol Hill at noon today to demand that Democratic leaders in Congress live up...

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Lt. Dan Choi speaks at Texas A&M

Get Equal member Lt. Dan Choi spoke at Texas A&M on April 8. In this video, he talks about the consequences of the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. Choi was arrested outside the White House in March...

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