LGBT Rights

 

What’s in a Name?

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New lawsuits by transgender people challenge bans on name changes for those convicted of crimes.
“Sin la S / Without the S,” an installation by Jose Villalobos at the Mexic-Arte Musem in Austin. by

The Clothes that Make the Man

Jose Villalobos’ art redresses the macho traditions of norteño culture.

Jose Villalobos’ art redresses the macho traditions of norteño culture. – by Michael Agresta June 24, 2019 On a June evening in 2018, artist Jose Villa...Read More

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Texas Republicans’ War on Workers Roars Back to Life in the House

One of the GOP’s top priorities — banning local labor protections like mandatory paid sick leave — stalled for much of the session. Now, Republicans are putting their foot on the gas.

The Texas GOP has finally returned its attention to its perpetual war on workers. After unexpected delays and with less than a month left in session, Republican...Read More

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‘License to Discriminate’: Texas Senate Advances Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Doctors, child care providers, counselors and other state-licensed workers who refuse to provide services based on “a sincerely held religious belief” would be protected under Senate Bill 17.

The Texas Senate on Tuesday gave its initial OK to a bill that civil rights advocates say would give state-licensed workers — including doctors, child care pr...Read More

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Dan Patrick May Have Just Sparked Bathroom Bill 2.0

The GOP’s effort to ban local paid sick day ordinances morphed into what advocates see as an attack on LGBTQ protections that cover 6 million Texans.

Skeptics of the unusual kumbaya rhetoric in the Texas Capitol have been waiting with bated breath for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick to throw a grenade loaded ...Read More

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