WATCH: Televangelist Likens LGBT Equality Supporters to ISIS 'Thugs'

WATCH: Televangelist Likens LGBT Equality Supporters to ISIS 'Thugs'

The son of televangelist Jimmy Swaggart says that if they could, advocates for LGBT equality would chop off heads in an effort to "shut the Bible out" in a perceived "war" against Christianity. 

Judge Blocks Houston Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses, City Fights Back

Judge Blocks Houston Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses, City Fights Back

Houston officials will appeal a judge's order blocking the city from offering benefits to employees' same-sex spouses.

WATCH: 6 Outrageous Quotes From I Stand Sunday

WATCH: 6 Outrageous Quotes From I Stand Sunday

At the I Stand Sunday rally in Houston, opponents of an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance portrayed themselves as victims of dictators and evildoers — and Phil Robertson promised he wouldn't use the women's restroom.

11 Most Shocking Tweets From #IStandSunday

11 Most Shocking Tweets From #IStandSunday

Sunday's antigay rally in Houston tried to promote its agenda using #IStandSunday, but LGBT activists had other intentions for the hashtag.

Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors

Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors

The subpoenas have drawn much wrath from the right, but Mayor Annise Parker said she was not giving in to critics but serving the best interest of Houston.

WATCH: Houston Couple Kicked Out of Cab for Kissing

WATCH: Houston Couple Kicked Out of Cab for Kissing

A gay couple in Houston says a local cabbie told them they were going to hell before leaving them on the side of the road.

Houston Passes LGBT-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Houston Votes to Ban Discrimination

After nine hours of testimony, the Houston City Council adopted the measure by a vote of 11-6.

ExxonMobil Nixes Antidiscrimination Policy, While New Report Documents Widespread Bias

Report: LGBT Employees Still Face Widespread Bias

Meanwhile, ExxonMobil's refusal to enact nondiscrimination protections demonstrates the need for a presidential order banning anti-LGBT discrimination by federal contractors, say the authors of a new report on workplace bias.

Houston Delays LGBT Rights Vote, Removes Restroom Access Provision

Houston Delays LGBT Rights Vote, Removes Restroom Access Provision

Mayor Annise Parker contends a proposed ordinance will still protect trans residents from discrimination.

Houston Mayor Introduces Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Houston Mayor Introduces LGBT Nondiscrimination Ordinance

The country's largest city without an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance looks to change that with a new draft policy, proposed by the city's first LGBT mayor.

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