The presidential race is the marquee contest at the Republican Party of Texas convention this year, but another race really says more about where Texas Republic...Read More
Three days of mourning Ted Cruz's presidential bid and hollering about bathrooms.
The Texas Observer staff is live on the ground in Dallas for the 2016 Texas Republican convention, gathering news and views on Trump, Cruz and more....Read More
State convention delegates will vote later on whether to approve the change.
Delegates at the state convention must still vote to approve the language concerning therapy that attempts to change sexual orientation....Read More
Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said that FWISD protections for trans students were "social engineering" attempts that parents should be able to opt out of....Read More
Feeling abandoned by both the GOP and Democrats, former State Board of Education member George Clayton found a home in the Trump campaign....Read More
Rockwall may never go down alongside Stonewall in the annals of LGBT history, but Monday’s City Council meeting in the conservative Dallas suburb arguably mar...Read More
If the Republican Party is so concerned about 'safety,' it should ditch bigoted anti-trans bathroom bans and focus on a threat much closer to home.
Republicans are afroth about keeping women and children "safe" from a fabricated threat — trans people in bathrooms — meanwhile defending admitted abusers....Read More
Austin pastor Jordan Brown says he bought a "Love Wins" cake from Whole Foods that came with a gay slur when he picked it up. The grocery chain denies all....Read More