Report: LGBT Students Still Face Discrimination At SchoolA report from an international human rights organization concludes many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students.
Report: Gay Characters Hit Record High On Network TVA record number of gay characters are featured on broadcast series, but small-screen shows overall can be deadly for the female ones, according to a study.
Soldier Accused Of Killing Transgender Woman In West TexasA soldier is accused of killing a transgender woman in West Texas, and the FBI is investigating whether it was a hate crime.
CDC Reports First Zika Infection Between Gay CoupleThe Centers For Disease Control confirmed another sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus was discovered in Dallas.
Singer Bryan Adams Cancells Mississippi Show Over Anti-LGBT LawCanadian rocker Bryan Adams is canceling a performance this week in Mississippi, citing the state's new law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples.
Man Convicted In 1991 Texas Gay Slaying Leaves PrisonThe last of the 10 people serving time for the 1991 gay-bashing death of a Houston banker has left prison on parole.
Houston Voters Reject LGBT Nondiscrimination OrdinanceAn ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston failed to win approval from voters on Tuesday.
Police & Community Concerned About Attacks In Dallas' Largest Gay CommunityDallas police are trying to clamp down on violent attacks against people who frequent the city's largest gay community. Partly in preparation for this weekend’s Oaklawn Halloween Block Party, the department is increasing their presence in the Oak Lawn/Cedar Springs area.
Michael Sam Leaves Training Camp For Personal ReasonsThe CFL team said the rookie defensive end has been given special permission to return home to Texas.
Texas House OKs Letting Clergy Refuse To Marry Gay CouplesRepublicans, who control the Legislature and haven't lost a statewide office since 1994, say the bill will keep church elders from being sued for refusing to perform weddings that clash with "sincerely held" religious beliefs.
After "Promposal" Request Denial, Student Fights To Change Discrimination PolicyAll she wanted was to ask her female friend to prom with a "promposal" and was told by administrators it was "inappropriate." Now 16-year-old Casey Akers is pushing for a big change to Keller ISD policy.
Texas Lawmaker Delays Transgender School 'Bathroom Bill'A highly anticipated hearing on a bill limiting transgender students' use of Texas school bathrooms and locker rooms has been delayed after a veteran Republican told the author to soften his language.

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