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TEXAS GAY RIGHTS
Texas Bakery Kicks Off 'Welcome Everyone' Campaign To Combat Homophobia
Curtis M. Wong
Because even a small step can have a big impact!
This Gay Cop's Life Could Change If Conservative Texan Politicians Get Their Way
Katherine Franke, a professor at Columbia Law School and the director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, described
Are Police Deliberately Overlooking Details In The Alleged Beating Of This Gay Teen?
Curtis M. Wong
Children's Home Fires Gay Employee For Presenting 'Damaging' Lifestyle
While the nation still lacks federal legislation barring employment discrimination against LGBT employees, President Barack
Texas Republicans Adopt Hard-Line On Gay Rights
Texas' Gay Marriage Battle Heats Up As Attitudes Change
By USA Today/Religion News Service, USA Today/Religion News Service
And after the story broke about his unlikely friendship with Abbott, Phariss’ twin sister e-mailed: “I agree with Greg Abbott
Elisa Chan, San Antonio Politician, In Hot Water Over Alleged Anti-Gay Rant
The ordinance in discussion was an anti-discrimination ordinance that would prevent discrimination based on veteran status
Texas' Grace Gardens Turns Away Gay Couple, But Wedding Venue's Staff Offers Different Take
In 2011, Iowa baker Victoria Childress came under fire when she refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, citing
Texas Lesbian Couple Can't Cohabitate, Judge Rules
A judge has ruled that a North Texas lesbian couple can't live together because of a morality clause in one of the women's divorce papers.
Mayor, Committed Partner and Mother
Mayor of Houston
Though Kathy and I have been building a life together for 22 years, we cannot marry in our home state -- the state where I was born, and where I serve in Houston's highest office. Texas, like 40 other states, does not allow same-sex couples to marry.
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Ben Allen And Justin Hudgins, Texas Gay Couple, Says Wedding Venue Turned Them Down
Robert Gifford, who owns Liberty Ridge Farm with his wife Cynthia, confirmed the news, telling WNYT: "I think it's our right
Lon Burnam, Texas State Representative, Files Gay Marriage Bill HB 1300
Similarly, the Illinois Senate is expected to advance a bill legalizing same-sex marriage to a vote on Feb. 14, HuffPost
Texas Gay Couple Find 'Leave Or Die Fags' Spraypainted On Porch
Texas LGBT rights advocates have come to the couple's defense. "Joshua Harrison and Jeremy Jeffers should not have to live
Kristene Chapa, Texas Lesbian Teen Shot In Head, Says She's 'Recovering,' Thanks Supporters
A Texas lesbian teen who survived a violent June shooting which took the life of her girlfriend is speaking out about her
Texas Gay Couple Arrested After Requesting Marriage License In Dallas
Despite the arrest, Laura Martin, LGBT liaison officer for the Dallas Police Department, praised Chandler and Jiminez, though
El Paso Mayor John Cook, Recall Target, Takes Stand Against Anti-Gay 'Bigotry'
The Unlikeliest Gay Rights Leader in Texas
Democratic strategist and writer
It's not every day that a rich girl from one of the most segregated enclaves in Texas grows up to be a divorce lawyer with a husband, three kids, and a passion to make sure that gay people have rights, too.
Tonya Parker, Dallas Judge, Won't Conduct Marriage Ceremonies Until Same-Sex Couples Are Able To Wed In Texas (VIDEO)
One Texas-based judge is making her stance on her state's refusal to grant same-sex couples the right to wed publicly known
Terrified in Texas
Writer & Consultant
As we strolled side by side across the restaurant's muddy parking lot, my fiancé threw his arm over my shoulders and pulled me in for a squeeze. Instinct made me want to shove him away from me. Why did I -- even if only for a moment -- feel such terror?
Texas Republicans Stall On Repealing Anti-Sodomy Statute
Eight years after the Supreme Court deemed Texas' anti-sodomy statute unconstitutional, the state's penal code still lists
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