Texas

Christian home for at-risk youth fires top caregiver for being gay

Having worked for a year as a caregiver to abused and neglected youth at the Children's Home of Lubbock as, in the words of his supervisor, one of the best employees she'd ever seen, Casey was fired by the organization's president, Lynn Harms, for being gay.

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Young lesbian survivor of double shooting enlists author to tell story, raise medical funds

Two years after Kristene Chapa survived a shooting that killed her girlfriend Mollie Olgin in Texas, author Chivas Sandage is writing a book and working to promote fundraising efforts to help cover the family's ongoing medical expenses.

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Texas store owner to meet with local advocates after discrimination against trans woman customer

Kylie Jack, a trans woman, said she was humiliated by a Petticoat Fair employee who asked for ID to confirm her gender identity, and said she needed to have surgery in order to have a fitting.

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VIDEO: 2 years after teen lesbian couple brutally attacked, arrests are made and new details come to light

Almost two years to the day after Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin were ruthlessly shot execution style, arrests have finally been made in connection with the fatal attack that left Mollie dead and Kristene seriously injured.

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VIDEO: Texas dads denied parental rights to their own twin sons

The couple, to whom the extent of the legal rights they have over their babies has not been made clear, are resolved to protect the boys. They are not giving up on getting the state to recognize them as the family they know they are.

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VIDEO: CNBC educates Gov. Rick Perry on the fact that gay people cannot be 'changed'

Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on CNBC this morning and responded to his recent comparison of gay people to alcoholics. In the process, the former presidential candidate made everything worse by making inaccurage claims about the LGBT community, and also by creeping me out.

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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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Is there any anti-LGBT voice who Fox news won't turn into a 'victim'?

Fox News let the Dallas news figure who walked off her own set after positioning a gay man's love as a violation of children's viewing eyes, portray herself as nothing but a "victim."
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United Methodist Church removes, reinstates, then rejects openly gay candidate for ordination

After an eight year process, openly lesbian Mary Ann Barclay was not moved forward in the ordination process, as the Board of Ordained Ministry (BOM) rejected her candidacy to become a minister in the United Methodist Church (UMC).

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