When Republican lawmakers introduced more than 20 anti-LGBT proposals in the 84th Legislature, they may have unwittingly helped launch the next phase of the state’s gay-rights movement. With all of the legislative proposals defeated and a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage expected soon, the newly launched Texas Wins campaign is looking ahead to protecting more LGBT Texas with local nondiscrimination ordinances.
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With strong right-wing bonafides, state Rep. David Simpson and lawmakers like him are leading a liberty-based charge to legalize marijuana in Texas.
Michael O’Brien’s photography in “The Face of Texas” celebrates the spirit and individuality of the state with a human mosaic.
Jason Mellard tracks the changing face of Texas in popular culture in his new book Progressive Country.
In his music and in his life, Willie Nelson genuinely cares about the little guy in a way that never seems contrived like so many other country music acts.
Blessed with the gift of gab, Texans say the darndest things… especially our politicians who’ve been known to offer up an embarrassment of riches.