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England vs. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas

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Personal recollections of Mica England about her experience filing a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department after they refused to hire her because she was a lesbian and admitted to having broken Texas Penal Code §21.06, which made sexual acts between same sex couples a misdemeanor. The text and images were captured from a webpage. Images of England, members of The Dallas Way board of directors, Dallas Police Chief Lupe Valdez, and Dallas Police Major Barbara Hobbs are embedded in the text.

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6 p.

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England, Mica & Williams, Paul J. May 10, 2015.

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Personal recollections of Mica England about her experience filing a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department after they refused to hire her because she was a lesbian and admitted to having broken Texas Penal Code §21.06, which made sexual acts between same sex couples a misdemeanor. The text and images were captured from a webpage. Images of England, members of The Dallas Way board of directors, Dallas Police Chief Lupe Valdez, and Dallas Police Major Barbara Hobbs are embedded in the text.

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  • Preferred Citation: Mica England Collection (The Dallas Way), UNT Special Collections

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Mica England Collection (The Dallas Way)

Legal documents, correspondence, a press release, newspaper articles, a press kit, photographs, and a video related to Mica England's anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department (DPD): England v. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas. On July 10, 1989, England was denied employment with the DPD because she was a lesbian.

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Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

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  • May 10, 2015

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England, Mica & Williams, Paul J. England vs. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas, clipping, May 10, 2015; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1634438/: accessed July 4, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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