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      The New Rainbow Radicals

      The question of equality in America is really a matter of time at this point; polls show an increasing number of Americans support marriage equality and those numbers show no signs of decreasing. President Obama came out in favor of marriage equality and a...

      Federal Judge Rules Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

      A federal judge has ruled that Texas’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the equal protection guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. According to Judge Orlando Garcia, a Clinton appointee, the state’s marriage laws deny same-sex couples the right to marry, and therefore “demean their dignity for no...

      America Ferrera in Garland Tuesday to Stoke Votes

        America Ferrera and Friends to join Battleground Texas for Get-Out-The-Vote events this week   America Ferrera and Friends partnering with grassroots group to engage voters, tap into unprecedented excitement to support North Texas candidates   DALLAS – As early voting continues for one of the most momentous midterm cycles in recent...

      Ted Cruz and his ‘Filibuster’ Fail

      Ted Cruz's 'filibuster' failed to prevent Obamacare from remaining law, not that it would have mattered anyway. Cruz isn't really making much of an argument against Obamacare as much as an argument for direct democracy, or at least a high level of responsiveness to public...

      The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

      The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

      Wendy Davis Wins Legal Case Against Republicans’ Racist Gerrymandering

      A Texas Federal District Court determined Wednesday that Wendy Davis and other plaintiffs had won their case against the new redistricting maps for Texas Senatorial elections.   The ramifications of this decision are broad in that the decision will curtail the racist redistricting plans...

      Margaret Cho: Doing It Her Way

      Margaret Cho is the ultimate iconoclast. Without her, the comedy world, and the World at large would be a much more boring and far less insighful place.  Not to mention the inroads she forged for so many female comedians, Asian comedians, and other “outsider” ...

      Closeted: A Southern Epidemic

      It was a warm, spring day in northern Mississippi when I asked my brother’s friend to humor me with an impromptu photo shoot. Despite his insecurities, he obliged, pulled off his shirt, and let me click away, never once saying anything inappropriate about his...

      Shooting at Baltimore Newspaper

      by Kevin Rector Multiple people are dead after a shooting at the Capital Gazette in Anne Arundel County, a paper that is owned by The Baltimore Sun, according to officials. Anne Arundel County Police confirmed about 3:15 p.m. that they were responding to an “active shooter”...

      Women’s March 2017

        Cities across North Texas joined the Women's March, a national movement happening across the country to protect women's rights. Events have been planned Saturday in Denton, Dallas and Fort Worth with thousands expected to attend. The grassroots effort, jump-started in Washington, D.C., stands for solidarity for...