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Fort Worth Police Recruit Gay Officers With New Video

The Fort Worth Police Department has launched a new effort to make inroads with the city’s gay community.

CBS 11–07/24/2014

A WNBA basketball. (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

WNBA To Market To LGBT Community

The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the LGBT community, a move that makes it the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered fans to its games.

05/21/2014

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City Of Dallas Passes LGBT Equality Resolution

The city of Dallas has passed a resolution, enforcing equality for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender employees, residents, and visitors.

03/05/2014

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.

02/10/2014

Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

City Of Dallas Mulls Same-Sex Marriage Questions

City staff clearly thinks same-sex marriage is coming in spite of a state constitutional amendment prohibiting it. Still, it was discussed as if it is the wave of the future before the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee..

12/02/2013

Actor Chris Colfer plays gay character Kurt Hummel in television’s smash hit “Glee,” and Colfer himself is also openly gay. Colfer told “Access Hollywood” that he was often bullied in school, and hopes that “Glee” can help prevent more bullying from tormenting kids. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

GLAAD Says Movies Trail TV In LGBT Roles

We may be seeing more prominent gay and lesbian characters on TV shows, but the movie industry lags well behind the small screen, an advocacy group reports.

08/21/2013

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

Hundreds Rally To Support Gay Marriage; Protest Mayor

Thousands rallied in Dallas to support gay marriage Saturday. But many members of the LGBT community in attendance are upset with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

06/08/2013

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen performs at The Staples Center on October 2, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jepsen Drops Boy Scouts Event Over Gay Rights

Carly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the national Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the organization’s exclusion of gays.

03/06/2013

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Dallas Pastor Targeted In Atheist Billboard Campaign

A Dallas pastor is the target of a new billboard campaign by the American Atheists.

03/05/2013

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

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

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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