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.
City Of Dallas Passes LGBT Equality ResolutionThe city of Dallas has passed a resolution, enforcing equality for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender employees, residents, and visitors.
Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay Ban For YouthUnder pressure over its long-standing ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.
DFW Couples Rally To Support Gay MarriageWith signs and speeches, more than a hundred people spilled over onto the street, at the intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs in Dallas, sharing their support of same sex marriage.
Opinions On Homosexuality Topic Of Boy Scouts SurveyThe Boy Scouts have sent more than one million surveys to Scout volunteers and parents, trying gauge their feelings on homosexuality and the possible lifting of the organizations ban on gays.
Furor Over Proposed Shift In Scouts No-Gays PolicyThe Boy Scouts of America faces intensifying criticism from the left and right over a proposal to move away from a mandatory no-gays membership policy and allow troop sponsors to decide the matter for themselves.
Former Boy Scouts Support Gay Policy ChangeA former scout leader says it’s time the Boy Scouts lift the ban on gay members and leaders, and for the first time in a century, the organization is talking about it.
Boy Scouts Considering Easing No-Gays Policy The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.
UPS Ends Grants To Boy Scouts Over DiscriminationThe UPS Foundation says it will no longer give grants to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group excludes gays and lesbians from being scouts or scout leaders.
Gay Pride Week Events Held On The UTA CampusFor the first time ever the University of Texas at Arlington is celebrating Gay Pride Week. The campus LGBTQA Program is hosting events through Friday, many of which are free and open to the public.