30 years after Jerry Buchmeyer’s historic ruling striking down Texas’ sodomy law, his two gay children reflect on their late father’s legacy [Dallas Voice]
August 11, 2012
“Dad tried to decriminalize my life,” Pam Buchmeyer says. “I thank him for it.”
In 1983, Dallas held its first Pride parade, commemorating the anniversary of Buchmeyer’s historic ruling. The timing of the celebration in Lee Park is among the reasons Dallas Pride is held in September, while most other cities hold their celebrations in June.