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Jessica Shortall

Texas LGBT Advocates Look Beyond Gay Marriage

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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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New Hope for Identifying Migrant Bodies in South Texas

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In the past seven years, the bodies of hundreds of migrants have been recovered in the Texas borderlands, but only a fraction of the remains have been identified or returned to families. Thanks to new funding and legislation, local governments will now be better equipped with identifying, and recovering migrant bodies along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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