Latinos Push For Political Power As Lawmakers In Texas Redraw Voting Maps Across The StateDallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia says the impact of political voting map divisions are clear: “Everyone gets cut up and scattered around. They dilute the Latino vote.”
Redistricting, Transgender Athletes & COVID Mandates On Agenda Of Texas' 3rd Special SessionThe Texas Legislature is back in Austin for its third special session of the year. Both houses gaveled in at 10:00 a.m.
Biden Administration Reverses Trump Policy, Restores Transgender Health ProtectionsOn May 10 the Biden Administration announced that the U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.
US Army Updates Grooming Regulations To Foster Inclusion And DiversityThe Army is letting its hair down a little, so to speak, announcing several changes to grooming requirements in an effort to foster inclusion and diversity in the ranks.
Reversal: Texas Council Outlaws Social Worker Bias Against Clients Following BacklashThe previous vote, which came at Gov. Greg Abbott’s direction, drew a backlash from social worker and civil rights advocacy groups.
Texas Allows Social Workers To Deny LGBTQ, Disabled ClientsThe National Association of Social Workers criticized the board’s decision to follow governor’s recommendation rather than seek public comment.
North Texas-Based Motel 6 Drops The Richards Group Ad Agency Over "Too Black" CommentThe Richards Group has lost Carrollton-based Motel 6 as a client after its founder reportedly labeled an ad pitch as "too Black" for the lodging chain's "white supremacist constituents."
Dallas Regional Chamber Commends Supreme Court Decision Protecting LGBTQ WorkersThe court's 6-3 ruling extends the scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
U.S. Women Soccer Players Take Stand In Texas, Hide Logo During Anthem In ProtestTaking their dismay and frustration about claims of their lacking strength and speed to the field, the American women's national soccer team protested silently in North Texas.
Couple Sues American Airline After Getting Kicked Off Flight For 'Smelling Bad'A Michigan couple is suing American Airlines for discrimination after they were removed from a flight because the airline said the Orthodox Jewish couple smelled bad.
North Texas Chicken Express Employee Told To Leave Work Because Of Her HijabOwners and management of a Chicken Express in Fort Worth are apologizing after an employee was asked to leave because she was wearing a hijab.
DPS Troopers With Larger Waistlines Face Termination, Lawsuit FiledThe Texas Department of Public Safety Officers Association is suing over a new policy that states officers with larger waistlines can lose their job.
Despite Having 'Grave Concerns' Court Says Texas Can Make Voting MapsA federal court ruled Wednesday that Texas can change voting maps without supervision despite "grave concerns".
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Chick-Fil-A Law To Protect 'Religious Liberty'The law bans government entities from taking "adverse action" over an individual or organization's affiliation to a religious organization.
Twitter Hateful Conduct Policy Now Bans 'Dehumanizing' Posts Toward Religious GroupsSaying their goal is to "keep people safe", Twitter is now banning hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language.