Stating that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling conflicts with her personal beliefs, Live Oak County Clerk Karen Irving has announced that she is retiring, which makes her the second Texas county clerk to step down rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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Transgender widow Nikki Araguz Loyd is hopeful that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage will help resolve her case and grant her the rights to her husband’s death benefits.
Jack Evans and George Harris, who have been together for 54 years, became the first same-sex couple to marry in Dallas County after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic marriage equality decision.
In a landmark victory for marriage equality, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against statewide bans on same-sex marriage, granting gay and lesbian couples in Texas the right to legally marry.
Texans enrolled in the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace can rest easy. The Supreme Court has upheld federal subsidies that help make health coverage more affordable for those in Texas.
While Texas officials have been dragging their feet on changing the language of marriage license applications, Dallas County clerk now says he’ll issue licenses to gay and lesbian couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage later this month.
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.
Debbie Townley, a 54-year-old grandmother of two living in Austin, didn’t get annual mammograms or well-woman exams for years because she couldn’t afford health […]
Same-sex marriage will arrive in Texas before Easter, according to an attorney for two couples who are challenging the state’s marriage bans in federal court.
Mere months after the U.S. Supreme Court declawed the Voting Rights Act, at least three Texas counties are experiencing unchecked power grabs.