The proposal introduced by out lesbian Rep. Celia Israel (D-Austin) would prohibit mental health providers in Texas from attempting to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of people under 18.
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The Texas GOP nails Hispanic outreach in this political cartoon from Ben Sargent.
In this episode of Observer Radio, we discuss the GOP’s inclusion of reparative therapy in the party’s 2014 platform.
The man who authored a plank endorsing reparative therapy in the Texas GOP platform has been identified as Jeremy Schwab, the founder of an ex-gay ministry.
For connoisseurs of WTF—I’m looking at you trolls—there is but one ur-text, the guiding document by which all others emanate from, and are compared to. And though it is based on immutable laws of nature and God, it is nevertheless a living document too, revised every couple years by a gathering of wise men and women, who puzzle and debate over the text with the passion and intensity of a gathering of Talmudic scholars. I am of course referring to the Texas Republican Party platform.