No Big Backlash For States, Including Texas Passing Anti-Transgender LawsIn Texas, a coalition called Texas Competes released a letter April 19 denouncing a batch of pending bills as “divisive, unnecessary and economically dangerous.”
'Gay Straight Alliances' Clubs Aim To Make Dallas ISD Campuses Safer For LGBTQ YouthAlmost 25% of all Dallas ISD middle and high schools have GSAs and because of the impact they’ve made so far, the district is currently working to put them in all middle and high school campuses.
Walking On A Rainbow: First Of Ten Colorful Crosswalks Complete In Oak Lawn AreaThe first of ten rainbow crosswalks is complete in the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
The Hallmark Channel Reverses Course, Reinstates Same-Sex Marriage AdsThe Hallmark Channel initially said it "was distracting from the purpose of our network," when addressing why it pulled a wedding commercial featuring a lesbian couple. Now the channel has reversed course.
Hallmark Pulls Gay-Themed Wedding Ads Amid Pressure From Conservative GroupUnder pressure from a conservative group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding planning site that featured two brides kissing at the altar.
City Council Approves Colorful Measure Adding Rainbow Crosswalks To Cedar SpringsThe Dallas City Council has unanimously passed a measure to move forward with the creation of rainbow crosswalks along Cedar Springs.
Dallas Man Pleads Guilty After Using Grindr To Target Gay Men For Violent CrimesA 24-year-old Dallas man pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and conspiracy charges in connection with his involvement in a scheme using Grindr to target gay men for violent crimes.
Texas House Bill Introduced To Protect Mental Health Providers Using 'Conversion Therapy'Banned by legislators in many states, mental health providers who use 'conversion therapy' will be protected if Texas state Rep. Scott Sanford (R-McKinney) has his way.
Cyndi Lauper Unveils Report On LGBTQ Youth HomelessnessYears before reaching pop music stardom, Cyndi Lauper was down on her luck, broke and homeless. She talked about her experience while unveiling a nationwide report on youth homelessness.
North Texans Rally Around Couple Targeted For Being GayHundreds of North Texans are rallying around a McKinney resident who said he was the victim of a hate crime in his own neighborhood.
Dylan, Kesha Change Pronouns In Songs To Honor LGBTQ CouplesBob Dylan, Kesha and St. Vincent have reimagined popular love songs to honor the LGBTQ community, and the singers are doing it by switching pronouns.
Texas Man Gets Prison For Hate-Crime Assaults On Gay MenA Texas man was sentenced to federal prison for hate-crime assaults on gay men.
National Gay Rights Group Says Amazon Should Avoid DFW For Next HeadquartersThose connected to Dallas' business and gay community say Dallas is not anti-gay.
Study Finds More LGBTQ Characters Appearing In TV ShowsTelevision shows are including more LGBTQ characters, but there is a need for richer, more complex stories about them, according to media advocacy group GLAAD.
Netflix Exploring 'House of Cards' Spinoff Amid Spacey FlapNetflix is exploring a "House of Cards" spinoff as the show's final season nears amid controversy surrounding star Kevin Spacey.