Gay rights advocates began sounding the alarms Wednesday after two anti-LGBT bills cleared House committees and another received a favorable hearing.
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It’s illegal in Texas to have sexual contact with a person under 17. However, if two consenting teens are within three years of age and of the opposite sex, state […]
Rep. Scott Sanford (R-McKinney) says he wants to make sure faith-based adoption agencies that receive state funding aren’t forced to close their doors if […]
Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) delivered an impassioned speech on the House floor in support of a proposal to allow the adopted children of same-sex couples to have accurate birth certificates.
Anti-LGBT bills would prohibit transgender students from using school restrooms, allow child welfare providers to discriminate based on religious beliefs.
With more than 20 anti-LGBT bills pending in the Texas Legislature, a coalition of major employers in the state — including Dell, Samsung and […]
If this was their last meaningful opportunity to put on a show for state legislators, opponents of same-sex marriage made the most of it. Fifteen […]
The Texas Association of Business forcefully reiterated its opposition Tuesday to two proposed “religious freedom” amendments that critics say would enshrine a license to discriminate […]
Nearly 100 people, including Austin Mayor Steve Adler and former Rep. Glen Maxey, rallied against anti-LGBT legislation at the Texas Capitol on Saturday.
Gay couples shouldn’t plan on tying the knot in the Lone Star State before late June, according to two Texas-based attorneys challenging same-sex marriage bans in federal court.