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Texas Lgbt Rights

Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism

AP | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain h...

Texas County Adopts Policy To Protect LGBT Inmates

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 11.14.2013 | Gay Voices

HOUSTON (AP) — The sheriff of Houston's Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbia...

A Surprise Pro-LGBT Move...In Texas

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

HOUSTON (AP) — The sheriff of Houston's Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbia...

Texas Judge: Lesbian Couple Can't Cohabitate

AP | Posted 05.19.2014 | Gay Voices

A judge has ruled that a North Texas lesbian couple can't live together because of a morality clause in one of the women's divorce papers. The clause...

A Valentine For Gay Texans? State Rep Files Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Posted 02.14.2013 | Gay Voices

In a move that's been deemed a "Valentine's Day gift," a Texas state representative surprised the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

The Unlikeliest Gay Rights Leader In Texas

Jason Stanford | Posted 06.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Jason Stanford

It's not every day that a rich girl from one of the most segregated enclaves in Texas grows up to be a divorce lawyer with a husband, three kids, and a passion to make sure that gay people have rights, too.