Aaron Keahey, a 24-year-old gay man living in the small community of Springtown in northern Texas, was not doing anything unusual when he agreed to meet 18-year-old stranger Brice Johnson at his home over Labor Day weekend.
Four states have denied spousal military benefits to LGBT National Guard service members, in a move that contradicts the Supreme Court's ruling that struck down section 3 of DOMA and a Pentagon directive to treat all military members equally.
San Antonio city council is considering adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's non-discrimination ordinance. However, the lies and misinformation that are being spread by anti-LGBT activists in Texas mirror those that are being made about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
State Senator Donna Campbell's bill states that no marriage license can be obtained with a document that lacks a photo - which includes many legal documents indicating that one is transgender. This bill seems intended to stop transgender people from marrying their opposite-sex partners.