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A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay Pride Week Events Held On The UTA Campus

For the first time ever the University of Texas at Arlington is celebrating Gay Pride Week. The campus LGBTQA Program is hosting events through Friday, many of which are free and open to the public.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Opposes Boy Scouts’ Ban On Gays

When it comes to gays and the Boy Scouts, President Barack Obama and the youth organization he serves as honorary president have agreed to disagree.

08/08/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Lesbian Mom Delivers Petitions At Boy Scouts HQ

The fight over the policy to ban participation in scouting, based on sexual orientation, took a symbolic turn in Irving Wednesday morning, inside the Irving national headquarters for the Boy Scouts of America.

07/18/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts of America participate in pre-game ceremonies prior to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Despite Protests, Boy Scouts Reaffirm Ban On Gays

After a confidential two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday emphatically reaffirmed its policy of excluding gays, angering critics who hoped that relentless protest campaigns might lead to change.

07/17/2012

Daniel Damian Sibley is accused of vandalizing homes and vehicles in Arlington with vulgar and derogatory messages. (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Police Arrest/Identify Anti-Gay Graffiti Suspects

Arlington police have arrested one suspect and identified four others involved in a hate crime involving graffiti spray painting that included anti-gay slurs, racial slurs, hateful messages and vulgar images.

06/20/2012

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Vandals Spray Paint Anti-Gay Graffiti

Police in Arlington are investigating nearly a dozen incidents of anti-gay graffiti in one area. The vulgar messages were reported early Sunday and all happened in one neighborhood.

06/11/2012

A lesbian couple holding hands. (credit: David Silverman/Getty Images)

Plano PD: Wanted Suspects Committed Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Plano police are looking for two men they say committed a hate crime in their city. According to authorities, the suspects pistol-whipped an 18-year-old young man after he defended his two female friends from anti-gay remarks.

06/05/2012

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Study Says That ‘Gaydar’ Could Be Real

Can you judge someone’s sexual orientation just by looking at their face? According to a new scientific study, both men and women may have this inherent “gaydar” ability.

05/21/2012

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at the University of Texas at Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

U.S. Attorney General At Arlington LGBT Conference

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is spending the day at a conference on the University of Texas at Arlington campus aimed at promoting safe schools and communities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.

03/20/2012

A picture of the outside of the Rainbow Lounge. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Rainbow Lounge Raid Documentary Premieres In Fort Worth

Nearly three years after a police raid at a Fort Worth gay bar, a new documentary is bringing the incident back into the spotlight.

03/15/2012

Actress Leisha Hailey of the television show "The L Word" attends the Showtime portion of the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 14, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

“The L Word” Star Kicked Off Plane After Lesbian Kiss

A lesbian actress who starred in “The L Word” said she kissed a girl — and got escorted off of a Southwest Airlines flight on Monday for doing it.

09/27/2011

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