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.
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.
Wilshire Baptist Church Votes To Allow LGBTQ MembersThe church is now one of two in the state facing expulsion from the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The other is First Baptist Church in Austin.
Mesquite Council Approves Change To EEO PolicyThe Mesquite city council has voted to approve a change to the city's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.
Reports Shows Drop In Overall Crime At U.S. SchoolsThe latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.
Defeat Of Houston LGBT-Rights Measure May Have Broad ImpactLGBT-rights activists across the nation are now bracing for their opponents in other states to seize on the successful tactic of stoking fears over transgender people's access to public restrooms.
North Texas Man Indicted In Beating Of Gay Man A federal grand jury has indicted a North Texas man on kidnapping and hate crime counts after authorities say he severely beat a gay man he met through an online service.
NFL Checks Possible Improper Questions At CombineThe NFL says it will look into whether questions asked of Colorado tight end Nick Kasa at the combine violated any laws or league policies banning employers from inquiring about a possible employee's sexual orientation.
White House: Obama Opposes Boy Scouts' Ban On Gays When it comes to gays and the Boy Scouts, President Barack Obama and the youth organization he serves as honorary president have agreed to disagree.
Study Says That 'Gaydar' Could Be RealCan you judge someone's sexual orientation just by looking at their face? According to a new scientific study, both men and women may have this inherent "gaydar" ability.
Study: Homophobia May Reveal Same-Sex AttractionA new study suggests that people who repress their own sexual attraction to the same sex are more likely to express hostility towards gays.