The Advocate July/Aug 2022
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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.

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.

2:35 PM

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

August 13 2021 12:43 PM

Angelo Walker is accused of fatally shooting Mack in Dallas.

July 13 2020 8:43 PM

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

July 01 2020 2:58 PM

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

October 23 2019 1:55 PM

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

October 18 2019 10:09 PM