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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.

Kamala Harris gives AKA convention speech days after sorors got hundreds of gays evicted from Dallas hotel

She gave a powerful speech to her sisters and celebrated equality and warned of ‘dictator on day one’ Donald Trump.

What is Daddyland, the gay circuit party evicted from a Dallas hotel?

Here’s what you need to know about the annual circuit party festival in Dallas that was evicted from a hotel recently.

Hundreds of gay men evicted from Dallas hotel after AKA Sorority members complained about their attire

Cultures collided at the downtown Crowne Plaza that was hosting the Daddyland circuit party and a sorority convention, leaving one group on the street.

'Honk': How an Out Filmmaker and a Goose Became Best Friends

The documentary Honk, now streaming, shows how filmmaker Cheryl Allison and Honk the goose bonded during the pandemic.

Trans Woman Accused of Murder; She Says It Was Self-Defense

Gaby Vidana Pereyra will be in court Wednesday in the death of Victor Suarez. She says she shot Suarez in self-defense.

Final Defendant Sentenced in Dallas Grindr Assault Case

Daniel Jenkins, one of four men who pleaded guilty to crimes against gay men they met through Grindr, was sentenced to 23 years and four months in federal prison.

Black Trans Woman Miss CoCo Killed in Dallas

She was shot to death Saturday night at a downtown homeless encampment.

Man Charged With Murder in Death of Trans Woman Merci Mack

Angelo Walker is accused of fatally shooting Mack in Dallas.

Black Trans Woman Merci Mack Shot to Death in Dallas

Nearly 20 homicides of trans Americans have been reported this year, with most of the victims Black or Latinx.

Attacker of Trans Woman Muhlaysia Booker Gets Off With Reduced Charge

Edward Dominic Thomas was convicted of misdemeanor assault after a trial that saw his attorneys misgender and deadname Booker.

Defense Lawyers in Trans Assault Case Deadname, Misgender Victim

An attorney defending a man accused of beating Dallas trans woman Muhlaysia Booker was found in contempt of court.

Transgender Woman Vanishes at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport

Pauline del Mundo's relatives fear she may have come to harm, given a rash of crimes against trans people in Dallas.

Dallas Police Make Arrest in Murder of Trans Woman Muhlaysia Booker

Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 33, was already being held in connection with two unrelated murders.

Dallas Police Investigating Death of Trans Woman in 2017

The cause of Armani Dante Morgan's death has not been determined, but her relatives say there is reason to suspect foul play.

Dallas Gay Bar Fires Employee Who Wouldn't Serve Transgender Woman

The owners of JR's Bar & Grill say they will not tolerate discrimination.

Trans Woman Chynal Lindsey Murdered in Dallas

She is the eighth trans American murdered this year, all Black women, and the second in Dallas within two weeks.

Dallas Trans Woman Who Survived Mob Attack Has Now Been Killed

Muhlaysia Booker was found shot to death on a city street Saturday.

Trans Woman Says Jailers Forced Her to Show Genitals, Shower With Men

Men masturbated while looking at her in the showers, says a lawsuit filed by Texas transgender woman Valerie Jackson.

Transgender Man Shot to Death in Atlanta

Nino Fortson is the 10th trans person and first trans man known to die by homicide this year. Meanwhile, an arrest is made in another killing.