The state rep's suggestion that transgender Texans just need a mirror and self-awareness is typical of Riddle's anti-trans bullying, but we can't ignore it....Read More
The process of retiring from the Texas Civil Rights Project, which I founded 25 years ago, has given me the opportunity to reflect on my career as a human right...Read More
Gyna Bivens conceded that her plan for 'most wanted' panhandler posters may be 'somewhat illegal.'
To Bivens, though, this isn’t about compassion for the homeless. It’s about personal safety. On Facebook on Wednesday, Bivens shared a few stories of people...Read More
A young Texas abortion provider speaks out amid threats of violence and dangerous political rhetoric.
As politicians and anti-abortion groups spew misinformation and harmful rhetoric from afar, doctors like Bhavik Kumar, who works at Whole Woman’s Health clini...Read More
Researchers found that detained migrants in the Rio Grande Valley are held in overcrowded, freezing rooms — without beds — for days at a time.
Analyzing 2013 CBP data, Washington D.C.’s American Immigration Council found that individuals are frequently held in freezing rooms, known in Spanish as hiel...Read More
No statement from the Governor’s Mansion in the last year summoned as much bile in my well-worn throat as Abbott’s vociferous declarations that Texas would ...Read More
Dozens of activists gathered for a public hearing and press conference in Austin on Wednesday, hoping to block family detention centers from becoming licensed c...Read More