Challenge To Dallas Police Hiring Policies to Be Filed

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A press release concerning Mica England's lawsuit in response to the Dallas Police Department's "anti-gay hiring policies." A cover sheet memoranda is addressed to England and her lawyers, Evan Wolfson and Patrick Wiseman, confirming the details of the press conference.

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Waybourn, William May 1, 1990.

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A press release concerning Mica England's lawsuit in response to the Dallas Police Department's "anti-gay hiring policies." A cover sheet memoranda is addressed to England and her lawyers, Evan Wolfson and Patrick Wiseman, confirming the details of the press conference.

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2 p.

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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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Waybourn, William. Challenge To Dallas Police Hiring Policies to Be Filed, text, May 1, 1990; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1634448/: accessed June 21, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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