New Braunfels councilwoman comes out

Aja Edwards aims to build LGBT community on tea party stronghold

Gilberto Hinojosa

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Gilberto Hinojosa

“For LGBTQ Texans, this election is a pivotal moment in history.”

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WATCH: Anti-gay hate crime at DFW Airport

The below video showing an anti-gay hate crime at DFW Airport has been making the rounds on the interwebs today.

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DPS: “No indication” that same-sex marriage led to Mayor Parker’s daughter being turned away

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded in an email late Friday afternoon to my inquiry about why Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s daughter, Marquitta Parker, was turned away from taking a driver’s test on Thursday.

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DPS won’t allow Mayor Annise Parker’s daughter to take driver’s test because she has two moms

A few weeks back I wrote about a woman who was refused a Texas driver’s license because she had changed her name through a same-sex marriage in California.

Kathy Murphy

Meet the new Edie Windsor

Kathy Murphy stands to lose $583 a month because the Social Security Administration refuses to recognize her marriage to her late wife.

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WATCH: Dallas police release surveillance video showing murder on gay strip

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Two LGBT historic sites in Texas under consideration for federal landmark status

Two LGBT historic sites in Texas are on a list of 400 being considered by the National Park Service for federal landmark status.

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Lambda Legal sues TDCJ for failing to protect transgender inmate from violence, sexual assault

When transgender inmate Passion Star appealed to Texas prison officials to protect her from a gang member who said he owned her, they responded by moving her even closer to the inmate.

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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.

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