Texas Supreme Court Rules Gay Couples Not Guaranteed Spousal SupportAn old battle over same-sex marriage re-opened Friday after the Texas Supreme Court on Friday sided with same-sex marriage opponents who argued that the city of Houston should not have extended its benefits policy to married same-sex couples.
Early Morning Fire Destroys Rainbow Lounge In Fort WorthA gay bar in Fort Worth that was at the center of a controversial raid by agents with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) eight years ago has burned to the ground.
'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th Out Anniversary, Ellen DeGeneresWith a headline of "Yep, I'm Gay" on the cover of Time magazine and the same declaration on her sitcom, Ellen DeGeneres made history 20 years ago as the first prime-time lead on network TV to come out.
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.
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.
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.
UNT Opens Gender-Neutral Restrooms Across CampusThe University of North Texas is taking a step toward equality and making life easier for transgender students on campus at the same time. Several public restrooms on the campus will now be gender-neutral.
Fort Worth Police Recruit Gay Officers With New VideoThe Fort Worth Police Department has launched a new effort to make inroads with the city's gay community.
Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias Rules Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will comply with new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, but isn't saying whether it will formalize that wording in its corporate policies.
1st Same Sex Divorce Case Headed To North Texas CourtA Tarrant County woman is challenging the Texas laws on divorce – as it relates to same-sex marriage. Currently the only way two women, or two men can legally split in Texas is to have the marriage voided.
Russell Says Gay Athletes Face Old QuestionsSpeaking in Texas, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in the 1960s.

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