Tag: National Day of Silence

Local youth plan Day of Silence observances

SILENT DAY | Members of Youth First Texas gathered at Rosa Parks Plaza in Downtown Dallas for the 2010 Day of Silence. (David Taffet/Dallas Voice) Youth First Texas to ‘break silence’ with candlelight vigil, dinner,...

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Agree or not, free speech is protected

Earlier today, David Taffet reported on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the right of those right-of-right-wing loonies at Westboro Baptist “God Hates Fags” Church to stage their protests outside the...

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Breaking the Silence in Downtown Dallas

April 16 was National Day of Silence. In more than 8,000 schools across the country, students were silent to protest bullying and mistreatment of LGBT students. At 5 p.m., a group met at Rosa Parks Plaza in Downtown Dallas to...

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In memory of Carl Walker-Hoover

On April 6, 2009, Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover committed suicide. He was 11 years old. Carl Walker-Hoover Carl never identified as gay. But for whatever reason, bullies at his school decided to tease him about being gay. They...

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