Texas Court Questions Right Of Benefits For Gay SpousesThe Texas Supreme Court has questioned whether gay spouses are legally entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits.
Court: Civil Rights Law Prohibits Discrimination Of LGBT A federal appeals court ruled for the first time Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court as gay rights advocates push to broaden the scope of the 53-year-old law.
Creator of Rainbow Flag, Symbol Of Gay Rights, Dies At 65The creator of the rainbow flag that has become a widely recognized symbol of gay rights has died at age 65.
Perry Decries Election Of 1st Gay Texas A&M Student PrezU.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was "stolen."
Boy Scouts To Allow Transgender Children To JoinBoy Scouts of America will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in scouting programs.
After Women's Marches, Can Numbers Translate To Real Change?More than a million people turned out Saturday to nationwide demonstrations opposing President Donald Trump's agenda. Now, the question is whether that energy can be sustained and turned into political impact.
Women Have Many Motivations For D.C. Inauguration ProtestCall them rebels with a cause. Or two. Or three. Or 10. When throngs of women from around the nation converge on Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration, they will arrive driven by a multitude of motivations.
Baptist Church's Acceptance Of LGBTQ Members Met With DisapprovalA vote to accept the LGBTQ community is putting a North Texas Baptist congregation at the center of controversy within its owner church denomination.
Jack Evans, Partner In 1st Gay Marriage In Dallas, DiesAfter being together for some 56 years, but only getting married last year, one part of a historic Dallas couple is gone. Jack Evans, the man who with his partner became the first gay couple to marry in Dallas, has died.
Paxton No Longer Facing Contempt HearingThe possibility of Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton being held in contempt of court for impeding gay rights diminished Monday after a lawyer said the state agreed to update vital records policies for same-sex couples.
Boy Scouts Set To Lift Ban On Gay LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America on Monday are expected to lift their longstanding ban on gay leaders. This marks a turning point for the Irving based organization.
UT System Extends Benefits To Gay SpousesThe UT system will require a marriage certificate and application for anyone wanting to extend their coverage to their spouse.
Texas Lawmakers Take On Religious Rights V. Gay Rights TuesdayReligious rights v. gay rights; it's a tale of two issues - as well as two hot-button bills scheduled for House votes Tuesday. Litigious legislation in the crosshairs of lawmakers include H.B. 4105 and S.B. 2065.
Gov. Greg Abbott Backs Contentious Anti-Gay Marriage BillGov. Greg Abbott is publicly getting behind an anti-gay marriage "religious objections" bill. Abbott says he hopes to see the Preservation of Sovereignty and Marriage Act on his desk.
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.