Tag: Victory Fund

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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Your daily dose of Joel Burns

Ever since his “It Gets Better” speech, it seems not a day (or even an hour) goes by that we don’t hear something new about openly gay Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns. Today’s news comes from...

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Kentucky’s 2nd-largest city elects gay mayor

Jim Gray Our first big gay result from Election Night is in. Lexington, Kentucky’s second-largest city, has elected an openly gay mayor: From GayPolitics.com: Vice-Mayor Jim Gray was victorious tonight in his second...

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No openly LGBT legislative candidates

Glen Maxey As Monday’s deadline came and went, no known openly LGBT candidates had filed to run for Texas Legislature in 2010. This means that despite electing the nation’s first out big-city mayor, Texas likely will...

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Poll: Parker leading Houston mayoral race

A new poll shows out lesbian and Houston City Controller Annise Parker leading the race to become the city’s next mayor, but the poll also shows that the vast majority of Houston voters — 68 percent — remain undecided in...

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