Dallas Mayor To Walk In Oak Lawn Friday Night, Police To Add Patrols After 12th Attack"Anytime, any one neighborhood has an intensity of crimes like this, you've got to take it very seriously," says Mayor Mike Rawlings.
Oak Lawn-Area Safety Topic Of Public Meeting With PoliceSome residents in a Dallas neighborhood say they still feel compromised, after nearly a dozen violent attacks in the past few months. Today the public is invited to a lunchtime meeting with police in Oak Lawn to search for ways to beef up security.
Dallas Adds Transgender People To Anti-Discrimination OrdinanceThe Dallas City Council on Tuesday decided to update its anti-discrimination ordinance. It clarifies that "a person's gender is determined by the person's own perception of their gender."
Anti-Discrimination Ordinance On Agenda At Dallas City HallThe LGBT community will continue to have full protections under the city's charter and resolution.
More Security In Oak Lawn With "Lights, Camera, Action" After Recent AttacksResidents say violent crime in the area has been on the rise.
Defeat Of Houston LGBT-Rights Measure May Have Broad ImpactLGBT-rights activists across the nation are now bracing for their opponents in other states to seize on the successful tactic of stoking fears over transgender people's access to public restrooms.
Houston Voters Reject LGBT Nondiscrimination OrdinanceAn ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston failed to win approval from voters on Tuesday.
Houston Equal Rights Measure In Hands Of VotersAn ordinance that would establish nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston is in the hands of voters after a nearly 18-month battle that spawned rallies, legal fights and accusations of both religious intolerance and demonization of the LGBT community.
Oak Lawn Residents Plan To "March For A Safer Gayborhood"The rally and march are scheduled for Sunday evening.
Police & Community Concerned About Attacks In Dallas' Largest Gay CommunityDallas police are trying to clamp down on violent attacks against people who frequent the city's largest gay community. Partly in preparation for this weekend’s Oaklawn Halloween Block Party, the department is increasing their presence in the Oak Lawn/Cedar Springs area.
Gay Pride Week Hits The Streets In Fort WorthThis was the third consecutive year the parade was held in downtown Fort Worth.
Action Postponed On Keller ISD Anti-Discrimination PolicyThe change would have added gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender to the anti-discrimination policy.