Tag Archives: Dan Patrick
The ‘bathroom bill’ is a flash-bang grenade meant to divert attention from the state’s real problems.
Set aside, for a moment, all substantive considerations about the coming legislative potty wars, whose first shot was fired Thursday by Lieutenant Governor Dan ...Read More
Senate Bill 6 Would Nullify Trans-Inclusive Ordinances, Base Restroom Access on Birth Certificates
Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Thursday accused the media of spreading “fake news” about Texas’ anti-transgender bathroom bill, one of his top priori...Read More
Under attack from Texas politicians, trans kids and their parents talk back.
Editor’s Note: If there was a collective “Person of the Year” for the Texas LGBT community in 2016, it was undoubtedly the parents of transgender chil...Read More
Today's GOP leaders aren't playing politics as usual. They're using abusive tactics to manipulate the public.
Editor’s Note: Open a browser tab for this fiery analysis of one of President-elect Donald Trump’s most odious rhetorical habits — we’re going to ne...Read More
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 anoth...Read More
It’s as if state lawmakers owned an amusement park with a roller coaster that chucks a few riders to their deaths every month: We should fix that, they say periodically.
Texas state officials and legislators refuse to fund the state's child welfare system, then try to shift the blame when it fails....Read More
On the podcast: Host Andrea Grimes signs off on our final episode, and Texpat listeners call in to tell us what they miss most about the Lone Star State.
On the podcast: Host Andrea Grimes signs off on our final episode, and Texpat listeners call in to tell us what they miss most about the Lone Star State....Read More