Austin widow denied Social Security for lesbian partner

Lambda Legal sues on behalf of Kathy Murphy, whose wife Sara Barker died in 2012


Meme of the Day: Gays of Texas

Kathy Murphy and Sara Barker (via Lambda Legal)

BREAKING: Lambda Legal sues on behalf of Texas widow denied Social Security for lesbian spouse

Texas residents Kathy Murphy and Sara Barker were together for more than 30 years and married in Massachusetts in 2012.


Greg Abbott campaigns with raging homophobe Chuck Norris

Anti-gay bigot Chuck Norris is set to endorse Republican Greg Abbott for governor in San Antonio today, the Express-News reports.


BREAKING: Cowboys release Michael Sam

Let’s hope this is not what Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones meant when he said the other day that Michael Sam’s sexual orientation is a “dead issue.”


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.

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