TX sees record number of LGBT candidates

But state still lags with only 12 out elected officials

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WATCH: Texas high school student sent home for wearing T-shirt that says, “Lesbian”

A student in Van Alystine, Texas, was sent home from school this week for wearing a T-shirt that says, “Lesbian.”

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LGBT advocates plan “Positive Impact Day” in response to anti-gay Houston hatefest

The other day I asked how the LGBT community should respond to the anti-gay hatefest planned for Sunday in Houston.

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Austin ISD adds transgender protections

Transgender students and employees will be protected against discrimination and harassment under a new Austin Independent School District policy.

After being re-elected to 3rd term, Houston Mayor Annise Parker pushes LGBT initiatives

BREAKING: Houston Mayor Annise Parker withdraws pastor subpoenas

Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced Wednesday the city is withdrawing subpoenas sent to pastors who led opposition to the city’s Equal Rights Ordinance.

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UT/Texas Tribune poll finds record support for same-sex marriage in Texas

A UT/Texas Tribune poll released today found that 42 percent of Texas voters support same-sex marriage.

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UPDATED: Suspect in anti-gay hate crime at DFW Airport faces $1,000 fine, no jail time

DFW Airport police released their report Tuesday on the arrest of a man who attacked other passengers in an apparent anti-gay hate crime on Oct. 23 near Gate C-30.

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WATCH: Wendy Davis releases pro-equality ad

Not sure when or where this will be airing, but it popped up on Wendy Davis’ YouTube page today. The ad features Felipe Guttierez, president of Stonewall Democrats of Tarrant County.

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WATCH: Equality opponents flood Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s office with Bibles

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has received between 500 and 100 Bibles from opponents of the city’s Equal Rights Ordinance, according to a report from Click2Houston.com.

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ANALYSIS: Don’t plan on getting gay-married in Texas before 2016

Plaintiffs and their attorneys in a lawsuit challenging Texas’ same-sex marriage bans say they’re disappointed that oral arguments won’t be held until January at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Disgusting mailer attacks Texas Senate candidate Libby Willis for “pushing radical homosexual agenda”

A Democratic candidate for Texas Senate is under attack for being endorsed by an LGBT group.

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