The new HBO documentary The Out List was supposed to be a response to California's Proposition 8. But it turned into something bigger, director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders told Vanity Fair, where he's a contributing photographer. What it became is a series of interviews with 16 openly gay, lesbian, b ... More >>
There was going to be a rally last night one way or the other. Local activists had scheduled the Dallas Day of Decision Rally for 7 p.m. of whatever day the Supreme Court issued its ruling on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, and depending on how those decisions went the rally would eit ... More >>
Oh, no, wait a minute, please. You're telling me The Stonewall Democrats of Dallas are shocked and amazed because Delia Jasso, the City Council candidate they endorsed against Scott Griggs in North Oak Cliff, turns out to be a spineless flip-flopper? They thought she was going to be what? Abraham L ... More >>
Delia Jasso has long been an ally to the LGBT community. One of her first major initiatives upon joining the City Council in 2009 was to organize the LGBT Task Force. More recently, she was among the first to put her name to a resolution in support of gay marriage. The good will her actions fostere ... More >>
Have you voted? Have you posted a picture of yourself voting? Have you decided where you are going to drink away the election results? I can't force you to get off your ass and get to your precinct, though I hope you did. I can offer a little help in the, "So what do we do now?" category. This wee ... More >>
These days, it seems like debate watching isn't such a social thing. We sit in living rooms with our family and friends, perhaps, or watch it alone and cast our thoughts out onto Facebook threads and Twitter feeds. So, what would it be like to watch it in a darkened movie theater with a bunch of com ... More >>
It's not often we get invitations to flood the mayor's office with phone calls -- we tend to do that all on our own -- but LGBT rights group GetEQUAL TX is planning a different sort of mass phone-in to Mayor Mike Rawlings's office tomorrow. According to this here Facebook invite, GetEQUAL -- last se ... More >>
Mayor Mike Rawlings has a closed-door, no-press-allowed meeting this morning with 25 LGBT community leaders to discuss something that's become, say, a small issue for him in the last week: his refusal to sign the "Mayors For Freedom To Marry" Pledge. Earlier this week Rawlings also elected to back ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenBill White, Rafael Anchía and Lupe Valdez meet after Valdez and White addressed the media.Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White criticized Gov. Rick Perry for failing to find the funds to pay for an additional 1,000 local law enforcement officers and 250 state tro ... More >>
A new gay LULAC chapter fights discrimination on two fronts
Fearless reformer or legal terrorist? Bobby Wightman-Cervantes makes a run for the Senate. The Texas Bar says he should have his head examined.
Dallas Constable Aurelio Castillo claims the criminal charges against him are a political conspiracy. His opponents say he's just a doofus.