5 Texas-Sized Examples of Anti-Gay Bigotry In 2014

GOP 'reparative therapy' plank, DPS driver's license fiasco top list

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BREAKING: Plano adds LGBT protections

After listening to more than an hour of public testimony, the Plano City Council voted 5-3 Monday to ban anti-LGBT discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations.

Robert Pitman

Texas is about to get a gay federal judge, thanks to anti-gay Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn

Texas is one step closer to having its first openly gay federal district judge.


ExxonMobil again shits the bed on LGBT inclusion, but 6 Texas companies earn perfect scores from HRC

Irving-based ExxonMobil is again the only company with a negative score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index, released Wednesday.


New LGBT youth homeless shelter in San Antonio among few of its kind in US

Growing up in a small town in the Texas Panhandle, Sandra Whitley says she knew she was gay from the age of 13 — in 1975.

Fort Worth police

Freedom to Marry launches new campaign: “Texas families should not be left behind”

Law enforcement officials, state legislators, faith leaders and a great-grandmother are among those lending their voices to a new campaign to bring marriage equality to Texas.


Springtown man sentenced to 15 years in prison for assault, kidnapping of gay man he met online

A Springtown man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for the brutal assault and kidnapping of a gay man he met online, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.


Anti-gay group Texas Values endorses Sen. Donna Campbell’s “license to discriminate” bill

Jonathan Saenz, president of the anti-gay group Texas Values, has said he believes gays activists are trying to put Christians in jail.


Cities across Texas to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance, including San Marcos and Waco

Cities across the Lone Star State will play host to events next week marking the Transgender Day of Remembrance — an international memorial held each year to honor those killed due to anti-trans violence.


Sen. Donna Campbell denies “license to discriminate” bill is discriminatory

Tea party Republican state Sen. Donna Campbell took to Facebook on Thursday to respond to criticism of her “license to discriminate” bill. Her complete post is above.

David Villarreal

Man sentenced to 60 years in prison for brutal murder of gay Austin resident

A man was sentenced to 60 years in prison Wednesday for the brutal murder of a gay Austin resident in 2013.

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