Tag: political writer

Violent crime falls 13% in Oak Lawn hotspot

But jumps in vehicle burglaries, auto thefts fuel overall increase in 2011 for Maple-Wycliff TAAG JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Violent crime fell roughly 13 percent last year in the...

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City unveils planned Cedar Springs improvements

Hunt, Medrano present plan to Merchants Association; will include new crosswalk lights, red lights CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL CEDAR SPRINGS PEDESTRIAN SAFETY PLAN JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com...

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Gay GOP leader says he’d vote for Santorum

Schlein’s comments stand in contrast to statements from national LGBT Republican groups JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Local gay Republican leader Rob Schlein ignited controversy in August by...

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Softball coaches accused of outing E. Texas teen

Trial set for January after federal judge rules privacy claim can move forward in court JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com TYLER — Before Skye Wyatt’s softball coaches outed her as a lesbian to her...

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Exxon Mobil hits new LGBT low

Company is 1st with negative score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com IRVING — Exxon Mobil Corp. has again made history for its anti-gay employment practices. The...

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Jenkins takes home Stonewall’s Pink Pump

County judge among officials, members honored at Democratic group’s annual Holiday Party CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM THE PARTY JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Nearly two years ago, in a...

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Trans man wins first round in divorce battle

Judge declines to void marriage between Robertson, Scott in case that could set precedent, but wife’s lawyer downplays significance JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com When Rebecca Louise Robertson and...

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Valdez gearing up for re-election bid

Nation’s only lesbian Latina sheriff to seek 3rd term, says she expects to once again be a GOP target JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Seven years ago, she became the first female, first Hispanic...

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TX Dems won’t vote on marriage in 2012

Party leaders opt against placing nonbinding resolution on primary ballot JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com AUSTIN — Democrats in Texas won’t get to vote next year on whether they support same-sex...

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