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Top 10: Celebrations saw major changes

No. 7 Change was the name of the game when it came to the traditional LGBT celebrations this year, from Easter in the Park in April to the 30th anniversary Tarrant County Gay Pride Week celebrations in October. In mid-March news...

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Pride proceeds

CHECK DISTRIBUTION  |  Representatives of the five organizations named as beneficiaries of the 2011 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade gather at the Round-Up Saloon to pick up checks representing their share of proceeds from the...

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LGBT candidates fare well across electoral spectrum

Houston’s lesbian Mayor Annise Parker leads the list of openly LGBT candidates, 75 percent of whom won in elections this week Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com Tuesday was a very good day for openly LGBT candidates...

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Making a difference

When Dallas resident David McCrory learned of the plight of a homeless gay teen in Colorado and tried to help, he discovered he could help make things better, but it wasn’t easy Draconis von Trapp  |  Intern...

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LifeWalk steps off Sunday in Lee Park

Nobles says that park will not be fenced this year but is worried about added cost and barrier affecting next year’s event KICKING UP THEIR HEELS | The LifeWalk organizing committee gets ready for Sunday.   DAVID TAFFET  | ...

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Feedback: Is Kidd Kraddick anti-gay?

An open letter to Kidd Kraddick with the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning Show on 106.1 KISS-FM : I am writing in response to your account Monday morning, Sept. 19 on your morning radio program, Kidd Kraddick in the Morning on 106.1...

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The Tea Party turns again to dirty tricks

Waxahachie Republican comes under fire from potential opponents over vote for anti-bullying bill and his connection with fundraiser for anti-bullying foundation TEA PARTY TARGET | Waxahachie Republican state Rep. Jim Pitts,...

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Pride 2011 • The mom of Caven Enterprises

From cooking Thanksgiving dinner for Daire Center clients to heading up the team that builds the Caven parade float, parade co-grand marshal Chris Bengston has been a force behind the scenes of the community for 26 years DAVID...

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A decade of remembrance

RIDERLESS CARRIAGE | Ten years after 9/11, the American landscape looks far different — for gay rights as well. What a difference a decade makes. In September of 2001, days after the loss of lives on 9/11 scarred America, the...

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Changes on tap for Pride festival

Organizers don’t expect decision to fence in Lee Park, ban outside alcohol at event following parade to have major impact on attendance Michael Doughman JOHN WRIGHT  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com When the Dallas Tavern...

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Councilmembers line up to ride in Pride parade

Jones Hill again fails to RSVP, has said religious beliefs prevent her participation; Greyson cites scheduling conflict RIDE IN PRIDE | Members of the Dallas City Council ride together on a float in the 2009 Alan Ross Texas...

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Cheer we go!

DANCING IN THE STREETS | Dallas Pride Cheer marches in last year’s Texas Freedom Parade, but will debut a new act at Razzle Dazzle, before moving to a national showcase in San Francisco next month. (Gregory Hayes/Dallas Voice)...

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