Greg Abbott is arguing to the Fifth Circuit that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage should be upheld to encourage straight couples to procreate.
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Chris Hooks explains why there were no national figures present at the Texas Democratic Convention last weekend.
Legally married in other states, many same-sex couples in Texas face an uncertain future at home.
In the first interview of her campaign dedicated to LGBT issues, Wendy Davis underscores her commitment to fight for marriage equality as governor.
If the current trends hold, a majority of Texans will soon approve of same-sex marriage.
Anti-gay marriage groups may be in decline nationally—but in Texas, they’ve got a lot of fight left. I talked to Jonathan Saenz about the movement’s future.
Two weeks after hearing oral arguments in an attempt to overturn Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia offered an early sign that he agrees the ban is unconstitutional.
Two Texas couples are waiting on a judge’s decision after hours of arguments in their case to scrap Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage.
Another week, another batch of WTF. Perhaps you’ve heard of Godwin’s law: the proposition, generally speaking, that if an online argument runs on long […]
In 2001, Houston voters approved an amendment to the city charter forbidding benefits for anyone but “legal spouses” of city employees. Is a gay couple legally married in a state that recognizes their union a legal spouse in Houston? Mayor Parker and the city attorney say yes. The Harris County Republicans say they’re “[thumbing] their nose at the will of the people.”