Tag: victory

The good, the bad & the ‘A-List’

These arts, cultural & sports stories defined gay Dallas in 2011 A lot of eyes were focused on Dallas nationally in 2011 — for good and bad — but much of what made the city a fun place last year has specific queer appeal....

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Victory in HCC trans discrimination case (sort of)

As previously reported by our friends over at the Dallas Voice, in September a Houston Community College teacher, Donny Leveston, led an in-class conversation about “Taboo: Incest and Homoeroticism” in which transgender people...

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East coast victories for LGBT candidates

While we’re waiting here in Houston for the results of today’s municipal elections the Victory Fund reports of victories for LGBT candidates on the East coast where polls closed an hour earlier than Texas. State Del....

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‘Drag Race’ tour hits S4 this month

As anyone who watches the show knows, one of the perks of winning RuPaul’s Drag Race is that the victor gets a victory lap … around the country. Raja will come to Dallas as part of the Drag Race/Absolut Vodka Tour...

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UPDATE: Maryland marriage bill dead for the year

An Associated Press article posted online by The Washington Post is saying that the decision in the Maryland House of Delegates today send to send the Civil Marriage Protection Act back to the House Judiciary Committee has...

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Victory!

This historic morning, President Obama signed into law the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” This is 17 years in the making, and it’s about time. Soon, gay and lesbian service members will be able to wake up and go to work...

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Gay Vets Speak on DADT Repeal Victory

Today’s momentous victory would not have been possible without the help of veteran advocates from across the country.   They told their stories, contacted lawmakers and traveled the country to keep up the heat on repeal. Today,...

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Rachel Maddow: DADT Is The President’s Victory

Interviewed on MSNBC this afternoon were former U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant David Hall, who was ousted from the military under DADT in 2002, and the network's talk show host Rachel Maddow. Said Maddow: "Politically,...

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Victory Fund Supports Fort Worth’s Burns

The Victory Fund made its first endorsement for 2011 — getting behind the reelection effort of Joel Burns, the gay Fort Worth city councilman who in October made an impassioned speech in council chambers on LGBT youth suicides....

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