Dallas Police Department Names Officer Megan Thomas New LGBTQ+ LiaisonNow at the Dallas Police Department, she’s taking over a position that allows her to be both an officer and an advocate for her community.
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.
No Big Backlash For States, Including Texas Passing Anti-Transgender LawsIn Texas, a coalition called Texas Competes released a letter April 19 denouncing a batch of pending bills as “divisive, unnecessary and economically dangerous.”
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.
'Gay Straight Alliances' Clubs Aim To Make Dallas ISD Campuses Safer For LGBTQ YouthAlmost 25% of all Dallas ISD middle and high schools have GSAs and because of the impact they’ve made so far, the district is currently working to put them in all middle and high school campuses.
Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride MonthA rainbow flag with the City of Dallas seal now hangs outside City Hall for Pride month.
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.
Dallas Pride 2020 Goes Virtual 'Celebrating Spirit Of Community No Virus Can Destroy'One of the city's most popular gatherings, Dallas Pride, will go on... online that is.
Walking On A Rainbow: First Of Ten Colorful Crosswalks Complete In Oak Lawn AreaThe first of ten rainbow crosswalks is complete in the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
Anti-Bias Group: White Supremacist Propaganda Incidents Increasing In TexasIncidents of white supremacist propaganda distributed across Texas and the nation jumped by more than 120% between 2018 and last year.
Texas Sues California Over 2017 Travel Ban, AG Paxton Says It 'Violates U.S. Constitution'Texas is taking on California, suing The Golden State's 2017 travel ban forbidding all non-essential travel to the Lone Star state.
Transgender Boy Now Living In Texas Sues NY Over Sex On Birth CertificateA transgender teen now living in Texas says discriminatory policies are forcing him to rely on a birth certificate that inaccurately portrays his identity.
The Hallmark Channel Reverses Course, Reinstates Same-Sex Marriage AdsThe Hallmark Channel initially said it "was distracting from the purpose of our network," when addressing why it pulled a wedding commercial featuring a lesbian couple. Now the channel has reversed course.
Hallmark Pulls Gay-Themed Wedding Ads Amid Pressure From Conservative GroupUnder pressure from a conservative group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding planning site that featured two brides kissing at the altar.