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UT Dallas Initiates Study to Determine Needs of LGBT Texans

UT Dallas Initiates Study to Determine Needs of LGBT Texans

Sociologists at the University of Texas at Dallas are starting work on what will be the first comprehensive needs assessment of LGBT communities throughout the state. The in-depth study is being spearheaded by Dr. Richard Scotch, professor of sociology, and Dr. Kara Sutton, a sociology lecturer. Both are affiliated with UT Dallas’ School of Economic,

The Trans Teacher: Brandon Beck Educates Texas

When his kindergarten teacher asked the students to line up by gender, Brandon L. Beck was confused. Did he belong in the line for boys or girls? He was assigned female at birth, but preferred acting like the boys, despite the ridicule. It was the late 1970s, and very little was known about being transgender.

SA television stations sponsor online LGBT roundtable

Two local television stations are convening an online roundtable to discuss “topics facing the LGBT community.” New4SA (WOAI-TV) and Fox29 (KABB-TV) are sponsoring A Discussion: Equality in America on from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 8 on their websites (News4SA.com and FoxSanAntonio.com). Panelists for the roundtable are Steve Rudner, chairman of the board

Flea-market babies

We don’t just put out old furniture and wait till somebody comes by and buys it.” Anthony and Uriel Diaz, known as “the boys” to their loyal patrons, manage Karolina’s Antiques on Blanco Road. Still in their 20s, the brothers are younger, browner, and gayer than the average antique shop’s management. But while they may

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