The future of the battle over gay marriage in Texas—and possibly in other states—is likely to be determined by the House of Representatives in the next 72 hours, according to LGBT advocates. House Bill 4105, by Rep. Cecil Bell (R-Magnolia), which is designed to undermine a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, is scheduled for a floor vote Tuesday.
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In support of religious liberty, LGBT advocates and anti-gay groups support a bill that would protect religious leaders from performing same-sex marriages.
Gay rights advocates began sounding the alarms Wednesday after two anti-LGBT bills cleared House committees and another received a favorable hearing.
Ten years after Texas lawmakers approved a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, the issue returned to the Legislature on Wednesday. House Bill 1745, by Rep. […]
Alabama Justice Roy Moore joined Attorney General Ken Paxton, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and dozens of other elected officials to make a biblical case against same-sex marriage.
The name of a lesbian lawmaker’s longtime partner doesn’t appear in a Texas legislative directory, though the publisher updated the web version after the Observer inquired about the issue.
Like Lt. Gov. Patrick Dan, I don’t know if the end days are today or a thousand years from now. But it sure as […]
Christian groups convened today at the capitol for Texas Faith & Family Day, happening just as the state’s ban on gay marriage appears to be collapsing.
An Austin couple, Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant, became the first same-sex couple to be married legally in Texas.
Attorneys for two same-sex couples are asking a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to begin in Texas immediately.