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Texas Bill To Add Barriers To Gay Marriage Dies In House

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, May 15 (Reuters) - Republican-backed legislation to put new blockades on same-sex marriage in Texas ...

Lila Shapiro

This Gay Cop's Life Could Change If Conservative Texan Politicians Get Their Way | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices

Joe, a sheriff's deputy in a medium-sized city in Texas, says he tries not to define himself as "the gay cop." He has a good reason for that -- in Tex...

Texas Attorney General: Marriage License For Same-Sex Couple Could Lead To 'Legal Chaos'

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

(Adds statement from lawyer for the couple) By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The Texas attorney gener...

Texas Same-Sex Couple Marries Despite State Ban On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

A same-sex couple has wed in Texas, despite the state's ban on gay marriage. According to the American-Statesman, Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Brya...

Texas Judge Rules State Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

A Texas probate judge ruled Tuesday that the state's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. The ruling, by Travis County Probate Judge Guy ...

Texas Couples Ask U.S. Court To Allow Same-Sex Marriage In State

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Two same-sex couples filed a motion in federal court in San Antonio on Monday seeking ...

Amanda Terkel

Daughter Of Lesbian Houston Mayor Couldn't Get Driver's License Because She Has 2 Moms [UPDATE] | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker (D) announced Thursday that the Texas Department of Public Safety had barred her daughter from taking a driv...

Gay California Woman Denied Driver's License In Texas

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A California woman who recently moved to Texas says she was denied a driver’s license because her new state would not recognize the last name she to...

Why I'm Proud To Be A Texan Teen

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 04.29.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

I have hope for our future. My generation is one of tolerance and acceptance. Make way for the new era.

Perry Vows To 'Continue To Fight' After Gay Marriage Ruling

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vowed to keep fighting after his state's ban on gay marriage was ruled unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garc...

Ryan J. Reilly

How Scalia Helped Screw Texas' Case Against Gay Marriage | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia of the Western District of Texas struck down the Lone Star State's ban on gay marriage on Wednes...

Texas Republican Accidentally Voices Support For Gay Marriage In Epic Typo

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

An anti-gay marriage Republican accidentally voiced support for same-sex nuptials in the wake of a federal judge striking down Texas' ban on gay marri...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled Wednesday that Texas' ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Garcia issued a preliminary injunction...

Judge Sets Hearing For Texas Same-Sex Marriage Case

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A federal judge has agreed to hear a case filed by two same-sex couples in Texas seekin...

Texas Judge Rules Gay-Marriage Ban Violates U.S. Constitution

AP | MATT CURRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DALLAS — A Texas judge cleared the way for two Dallas men to get a divorce, ruling Thursday that Texas' ban on same-sex marriage violates the co...