As the Texas Senate and House of Representatives continue try and balance the state two year budget by making financial cuts, tightening eligibility and reducing benefits to state programs, the Texas HIV community will meet at the Texas Department of State Health Services to discuss potential changes to the Texas HIV Medication Program.
Archive for March, 2011
Be Sociable, Share! TweetMarlin McAninch December 5, 1960 – March 28, 2011 Marlin Carl McAninch, 50, of Houston, formerly of Waco, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011. He is survived by his partner of over 15 years, George Konar. Memorial services will be 3 p.m., Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel, [...]
Be Sociable, Share! TweetEquality Texas denounces the bigoted and homophobic remarks by Bexar County Democratic Chairman Dan Ramos. Earlier this month, Ramos made disparaging remarks about gay and lesbian Democrats. In an era when equality for all Texans is a bipartisan issue, homophobia should not be tolerated in politics. According to a poll conducted by [...]
Montrose Softball League Opening Day, March 6, 2011. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Joint Statement on the Rights of LGBT Persons at the Human Rights Council, March 24, 2011
As the United States continues our important work in the Human Rights Council this week, we are proud to recognize a historic statement, signed by a record 85 nations, reaffirming the rights of all people – regardless of who they are and whom they love. More nations than ever believe that freedom from violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity must end. The United States is proud to lend our strong support to this growing consensus and to work towards a world in which all gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals can live free from fear of persecution, discrimination, or assault.
IRS Formally Recognizes New Houston BARC Foundation as 501(c)(3); Inaugural Event to be Held on April 1, 2011
The Houston BARC Foundation (HBF) recently received approval from the Internal Revenue Service to operate as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The formal establishment of the Houston BARC Foundation represents the culmination of a year of planning and preparation, and marks a “game changing” moment in the future history of Houston’s approach to the care for, and ultimate prevention of, homeless animals.
The Houston Stonewall Young Democrats (HSYD) stand with Texas Democratic Party Chairman Boyd Richie and other Democratic party leaders in calling for the resignation of Dan Ramos as Bexar County Democratic Party Chair.
The “Crystal Cathedral Worship Choir and Worship Team Covenant” recently handed out to members states that they should commit to being Christians by following the Bible in every way, the Orange County Register reported Tuesday. Former and current choir members say they are particularly offended by a statement in the document that refers to homosexuality. Long-time church members say this is the first time they have seen the cathedral take a firm stand against homosexuality and are disturbed by it.
A life coach with 35 years of experience in recovery training and education will launch a five-week series of workshops at the Houston GLBT Community Center (1900 Kane) beginning on Monday, April 4. The life coach, Karlos Albañil, will offer the workshops on five consecutive Monday evenings through May 2. There is no charge to participate in the workshops.