Texas

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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April 24, 2014

Texas judge upholds the unconstitutionality of state's marriage equality ban

A state judge has reinforced a federal ruling that Texas' ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.

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March 28, 2014

Texas school reject 3-year-old because of his two moms

New Beginnings Montessori School in Bedford, Texas rejected admission to a 3-year-old because he has two moms.

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Locals rally to mourn slain Texas couple as new details come to light

While national mainstream outlets continue to lag in reporting on the story, Britney and Crystal's local community and grassroots groups are continuing tireless efforts to organize, to find answers.

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Soulmates murdered, left by dumpster in Texas

Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson were found murdered by a dumpster outside of Galveston County in Texas. The Houston-based women, both 24 years old, were in a two-year relationship, and described by one neighbor as "soul mates."

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Top 'protect marriage' voice in TX lets his true animus shine

If you caught any coverage following last week's pro–marriage equality ruling in Texas, you probably saw the name Jonathan Saenz. He has clearly communicated that he believes gay people should not be gay. That goes well beyond marriage. It even goes beyond politics.

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Judge rules Texas marriage ban unconstitutional, stays decision for appeal

A judge has ruled that Texas ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. Citing last summer's Windsor Supreme Court ruling, United States District Judge Orlando Garcia of San Antonio said that the marriage ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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