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Gay municipal candidates file in Dallas, Fort Worth

Openly gay Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns filed for re-election to a third full two-year term this week. Meanwhile, a gay candidate in Dallas formally launched his bid to give Big D its first openly LGBT councilmember in six years, as candidate filing began in May 11 municipal elections.

The Dallas Voice
February 1, 2013

Salem College Considers Transgender Policy

An undergraduate transgender student at the nation's oldest, historically all-female Salem College, a private college in North Carolina, is due to undergo his gender confirmation surgery in February—and Salem's administrators are unsure if they should maintain their 250-year-old tradition in the face of possible public outcry or a potential lawsuit.

Campus Progress
February 1, 2013


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