Abbott won’t answer interracial marriage question

AG refuses to say whether he would have defended ban 50 years ago


Which candidates to vote for in Texas, according to LGBT groups

Early voting began today — so this post is a day late — but below is what I believe to be a comprehensive list of links to candidate endorsements by Texas LGBT groups in the Nov. 4 General Election.


WATCH: Jonathan Saenz says his lesbian ex-wife shouldn’t have been allowed to divorce him so easily

Back in August I reported that the ex-wife of anti-gay leader Jonathan Saenz left him for a woman.


Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Michael Sam’s sexual orientation: “It’s a dead issue”

Jones made the comments to USA Today Sports’ Nancy Armour following the Cowboys’ win over the New York Giants on Sunday.


Texas AG Greg Abbott unsure if he would have defended ban on interracial marriage

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is vigorously defending Texas’ same-sex marriage ban in court, says he’s unsure whether he would have defended a similar prohibition on interracial marriage had he been in office 50 years ago.


Wendy Davis campaign to hold “Out for Wendy” events across Texas on National Coming Out Day

Saturday is National Coming Out Day, and the Wendy Davis campaign plans to mark the occasion with “Out f0r Wendy” day of action events in seven cities across the state.

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Greg Abbott says he opposes same-sex marriage because he’s been married for over 33 years

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says if a 10-year-old girl asked him whether her two dads should be allowed to marry, he’d respond by saying that he’s been married to his wife for more than 33 years.


GOP state Rep. Matt Krause links gay marriage to cancer, says it should be banned because of the Phoenix Suns

GOP state Rep. Matt Krause links same-sex marriage to cancer, says it should be banned because of the Phoenix Suns.


WATCH: Dan Patrick says gays deserve equal rights — but not the right to marry

State Sen. Dan Patrick, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, says he believes gays and lesbians should have equal rights — but should not be allowed to marry.

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Democratic AG candidate Sam Houston calls Texas’ same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

The Democratic candidate for Texas attorney general believes Texas’ same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional and wouldn’t have appealed a federal judge’s decision striking down the law.

Nell Gaither

EXCLUSIVE: Dallas City Council adds transgender protections, broadens definition of sexual orientation

The Dallas City Council has removed any doubt about whether transgender city employees are protected against discrimination.

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