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Energy executive charged in Austin attack on gay man from Dallas

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
An energy executive and father of a former University of Texas football player is facing an assault charge in an attack on a gay Dallas man in Austin. ...

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Dallas OKs retirement benefits for same‑sex spouses of city workers

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The move affirms a vote by the Dallas Employees’ Retirement Fund board to extend benefits to all spouses subject to a vote of the City Council and a city attorney opinion. ...

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Dallas billboard company says ‘repulsive’ conversion therapy ad coming down

Sunday, January 18, 2015
Joel 2:25 International (via Facebook)
A billboard in Dallas, Texas, claiming that gay-to-straight "reparative therapy really works," will be coming down after the billboard's owner said it was misled by the ad's content. ...

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Dallas County to consider expanding family leave policy to cover gay workers

Saturday, January 3, 2015
The proposal is expected to win approval from county commissioners in the coming weeks. The city of Dallas already has a similar policy in place. ...

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Dallas voters approve protections for LGBT city employees

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
DALLAS -- Voters in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a change to the city charter that would add protections for LGBT city workers. ...

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Same-sex marriage ban stalls changes to Dallas pension funds

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Dallas City Hall
DALLAS -- Two Dallas city pension funds have delayed enacting measures passed by the city council aimed at ensuring equal rights for municipal employees. The council earlier this year adopted a non-binding resolution seeking equal treatment for LGBT employees. It ...

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Hotels turn away Uganda president amid threats to protest Dallas visit

Friday, September 19, 2014
Yoweri Museveni
DALLAS -- At least two Texas hotels have turned away Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, over planned protests due to his country’s anti-gay laws. The Dallas Voice reports that the Four Seasons Hotel in Irving canceled Museveni’s reservation, and that Marriott’s ...

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Gay rights advocates rally at Texas Democratic Convention

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Eli Olivarez, president of the Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus, leads the group as they march across the floor of Dallas Convention Center during the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas, Saturday, June 28, 2014.
DALLAS -- About two dozen gay pride advocates have waved flags and signs during the final day of the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas. Members of the Stonewall Democrats on Saturday stormed the floor during a speech by state Sen. ...

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Dallas host: ESPN airing Michael Sam kiss ‘shocking,’ strippers OK for a.m. TV

Friday, May 16, 2014
After the internet exploded earlier this week with video of Dallas morning show host Amy Kushnir storming off the set amid a heated debate over ESPN’s broadcast of Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend, Kushnir took to Fox News on Thursday ...

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Dallas morning show anchor storms off set during Michael Sam kiss discussion

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Dallas morning show host Amy Kushnir stormed off the set of KTXD-TV's "The Broadcast" on Tuesday following a heated discussion of whether ESPN should have broadcast Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend on hearing the news he had been drafted by ...

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