Texas House Speaker Warns Business Community Bathroom Bills Likely To Return In 2019At the Visit Dallas annual meeting Thursday, Republican Texas House Speaker Joe Straus credited tourism leaders for helping kill bathroom privacy legislation. "You spoke out against an idea that wasn't just bad for tourism, wasn't just bad for the state economy, but it was bad for Texas."
Study Finds More LGBTQ Characters Appearing In TV ShowsTelevision shows are including more LGBTQ characters, but there is a need for richer, more complex stories about them, according to media advocacy group GLAAD.
US Court: Trump Can't Change Military Policy On Transgender PeopleU.S. court bars Trump from changing military policy on service by transgender people.
Gov. Abbott Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Dead For NowAbbott blamed moderate Republican House Speaker Joe Straus, who has for months sided with powerful businesses interests in saying the bill could harm the state's economy.
Bathroom Bill Fails In Special Session As House AdjournsChances of any last-minute deals extinguished when the House adjourned for good in a special legislative session.
Some Bathroom Privacy Bill Supporters Say It's Dead In Texas HouseAfter all the rallies and hearings, some of the bills' strongest supporters acknowledge it won't survive the special session.
Dallas Stars Come Out Against Bathroom Privacy BillsWhile area businesses and business leaders have expressed opposition to the proposed laws, the Stars are the first major sports franchise in Texas to do so.
Kentucky Man, Transgender Wife Sue Amazon For Workplace BiasA Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky.
Top Oil Companies Join Firms Opposing Texas 'Bathroom Bill'More than 50 business leaders, including the heads of some of the nation's top oil companies, are opposing a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people — adding to an already long list of powerful and lucrative firms opposing it.
North Texas Veterans Disagree On President Trump's Transgender Military PolicyThe President announced his policy change in three tweets Wednesday morning.
Transgender Texas Mayor Responds To Trump Banning Transgender TroopsA transgender Texas Mayor blasted President Trump's announcement that transgender people shouldn't serve in the military.
President Trump Says Transgender People Not Allowed To Serve In U.S. MilitaryOn Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity."

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