John Wright

John Wright is a freelance journalist based in Austin. Follow him on Twitter @LSQnews.


Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick walks past pro-LGBT protesters Tuesday inside the Fort Worth ISD Administration Building. He hosted a press conference where he spoke against the district’s new guidelines protecting transgender students, which he said could be used as a springboard to further advance his conservative "school choice" plan.
LGBT Rights

Democrats Vow to Fight, Kill Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

Pro-LGBT Houston Lawmakers Discuss Lieutenant Governor's Anti-Transgender Proposal

One Democratic state lawmaker pledged Wednesday to “fight like hell” against Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s anti-transgender bathroom bill, while another predicted the measure “[isn’t] going anywhere.” Senator Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, called it “tragic” that Patrick — who’s made the bill … Read More

LGBT Rights

Seven Anti-LGBT Laws That Remain on Texas’ Books

Democrats again seek to repeal discriminatory measures, but LGBT advocates say it’s unlikely.

Seven Anti-LGBT Laws That Remain on Texas’ Books Democrats again seek to repeal discriminatory measures, but LGBT advocates say it’s unlikely. Although their efforts have been largely overshadowed by proposed anti-LGBT legislation, Democratic state lawmakers have pre-filed 15 pro-LGBT bills … Read More

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