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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

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down Texas’ ban on gay marriage and has postponed action pending an appeal.

CBS 11–02/26/2014

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The First, Legal Gay Marriage In Texas?

Two couples said their I-do’s – and all four people consider themselves female. But one member of each couple has had their gender changed surgically from male to female.

02/14/2014

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Dallas Pastor Will Perform Same Sex Marriages

A retired Dallas pastor says he will perform same sex marriages, even though the church he served for more than 40 years forbids it.

01/21/2014

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Texas Supreme Court Tackles Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether or not the state can grant divorces to same-sex couples who were married in other states.

11/05/2013

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Texas High Court To Consider Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court says it will consider whether the state has jurisdiction over same-sex divorces and the constitutionality the state’s law banning same-sex marriage.

08/23/2013

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Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Celebrate Supreme Court Decisions

An estimated 400 supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in celebration Wednesday night around the Legacy of Love monument in Oak Lawn.

06/27/2013

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Texas AG: State Benefits For Same-Sex Partners Are Illegal

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued a general opinion on whether local municipalities and school districts can grant benefits to the domestic partners of employees — Abbott said if they do they’re breaking Texas law.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2013

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AG: Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Unconstitutional

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an opinion stating that local governments and school districts that offer marriage benefits to same-sex partners are violating the state constitution.

04/29/2013

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DFW Couples Rally To Support Gay Marriage

With signs and speeches, more than a hundred people spilled over onto the street, at the intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs in Dallas, sharing their support of same sex marriage.

CBS 11–03/25/2013

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Fort Worth Democrat Introduces Same-Sex Marriage Bill

A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Texas, 10 years after the Legislature proposed a constitutional amendment banning it.

02/14/2013

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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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