Judge Overturns Dallas Police Ban on Homosexuals

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Newspaper article about the final judgment in England v. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas. The article explains that District Judge Larry Fuller ruled that Texas Penal Code §21.06 was unenforceable as a condition of employment with the Dallas Police Department (DPD) and enjoined the DPD to stop discriminating against homosexual applicants.

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Drago, Mike February 4, 1992.

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Newspaper article about the final judgment in England v. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas. The article explains that District Judge Larry Fuller ruled that Texas Penal Code §21.06 was unenforceable as a condition of employment with the Dallas Police Department (DPD) and enjoined the DPD to stop discriminating against homosexual applicants.

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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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Drago, Mike. Judge Overturns Dallas Police Ban on Homosexuals, clipping, February 4, 1992; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1634450/: accessed May 27, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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