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News from within the borders of Dallas in Texas and the fight for equality there. Past and present challenges in Dallas include hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples. The state of Texas has been a national battleground in the struggle for LGBT equality, including the case Lawrence v. Texas, a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down sodomy laws. The city is also the focus of the Dallas Buyers Club, a film starring Matthew McConaughey about the real-life story of an HIV drug smuggling ring in Texas.

He's accused of impersonating his neighbor, whose remains were found tied up in a plastic bag inside a concrete bunker in the dead man's backyard.

March 15 2016 9:47 AM

Richard Sheridan will not face jail time after pleading no contest to vandalizing two gay Dallas landmarks.

February 26 2016 6:34 PM

A Dallas judge who said he would refuse to marry same-sex couples is defending his stance in the face of controversy.

February 10 2016 9:40 AM

They're taking the same approach as with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, raising the specter of restroom predators.

February 09 2016 6:19 PM

Justice of the Peace Bill Metzger will not issue licenses to gay or lesbian couples, according to his Facebook page.

February 05 2016 8:03 PM

A 14th victim was robbed and assaulted Tuesday, and police still have no solid suspects.

December 23 2015 3:13 PM

The attack — which the victim believes was antigay in nature— marks the 14th since September in Dallas's Oak Lawn neighborhood. 

December 18 2015 5:47 PM
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