I was a The Social with BCBC when that text message arrived from a friend and reader of Str8 Up With A Twist. He is now a Fort Worth resident. I read it and thought, "WTF?"
Even though I grew up in Haltom City and call Haltom City home I
Many years ago when I was in 6th grade back in the '70s, Fort Worth changed it's City Council to single member districts so that minorities would have a fair chance of winning representation on the council. In that first election, a family friend of ours won a seat and became the first
The city has a very diverse population and in the most recent City Council election, one of the districts elected a gay, white male to the seat. Yes. There was some controversy because of outsider money being funneled in to support his campaign but hey folks, that's politics!
So anyway, I was in Fort Worth on the weekend of the 19th and happened to ask if there were any new bars in town and I was told about the Rainbow Lounge. It just opened. Imagine my surprise when I got the text message. Then I read this from the Fort Worth
I feel like this is a situation of 1 step forward, 40 years backwards.
OK Fort Worthians...you were upset about outsiders contributing to a political campaign in your city? Just watch out! This incident is being spread via bloggers and Facebook and now all eyes are you. MAKE THINGS RIGHT! Just sayin'.