Tag: Politicians

Barney Frank’s lasting legacy

Congressman made history when he came out in 1987, opening the door for other LGBT politicians Openly gay U.S. Congressman Barney Frank’s monumental contribution to the LGBT rights movement will one day be honored in the...

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Lupe Valdez, ‘famous modern day lesbian’

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and author Erin McHugh (via Facebook) Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez is among the “famous modern day lesbians” featured in The L Life, a new coffee-table book by Erin McHugh that...

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Lesbian activist protests bank profits

Local activist Dawn Meifert said her group, Dallas Uncut, will protest outside Bank of America at 6300 Mockingbird Lane on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8:30 a.m. U.S. Uncut, begun in Jackson, Miss., protests businesses that have paid...

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Elton John: Most annoying out performer

Elton John Am I the only one who finds Elton John getting more and more annoying by the day? First of all — and maybe this is more of an argument with American media than with John — why do I see him referred to as “Sir” Elton...

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Gay-baiting as a distraction from real issues

Jim Schutze at The Dallas Observer has a good piece up today about politicians using issues like immigration, abortion and gay rights to distract voters from real problems, such as Texas’ current budget shortfall and —...

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‘Don’t Trust, Don’t Believe’

Meghan Stabler By Meghan Stabler |  HRC Board of Directors, Houston “I’m a politician which means I’m a cheat and a liar, and when I’m not kissing babies I’m stealing their lollipops. But it also...

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