Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

Folks from Houston and beyond stand behind HERO on voting day

Today, many LGBT advocates hit the polls and social media to voice their support for the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which is currently being voted on by the residents of Houston on this election day.

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LGBT advocates tell the truth about Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance on #IStandSunday

On Sunday, anti-LGBT activists gathered at Grace Community Church for a rally criticizing Houston's openly gay mayor, Annise Parker, and her support for the city's recently passed non-discrimination ordinance.

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July 7, 2014

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance faces opposition through ballot referendum

As advances with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance attract attention from local and mainstream outlets, GLAAD urges the media to be mindful of the myths and the facts.

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GUEST POST: Separating the truth from the lies in the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

There has been a lot of confusion in the transgender community about what is going on with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. Brynn Tannehill tries to clarify it for you.

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Eye on the media: 4 myths debunked about Houston's non-discrimination ordinance

GLAAD and ThinkProgress have previously published facts that counter commonly invoked myths surrounding HERO, and Media Matters has done so regarding ENDA. For your informed convenience, here's a breakdown.

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Houston HEROs speak out for non-discrimination ordinance

Houston, Texas could soon pass HERO, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which would cover employment, city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employment at businesses with at least 50 employees on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity.

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