Dallas Airport Attacker Unlikely to Face Hate Crime Charges
October 29 2014 2:24 PM ET

Dallas Airport Attacker Won't Face Hate Crime Charges

Sunnivie Brydum

After allegedly attacking two men he believed were gay at a Dallas airport Thursday, McCleish Christmas Benham has been charged with disorderly conduct and simple assault.

Texas, Louisiana Marriage Bans Finally Headed to Court — Next Year
October 28 2014 2:15 PM ET

Texas, Louisiana Marriage Bans Finally Headed to Court

Sunnivie Brydum

A federal appeals court will hear cases challenging bans on same-sex marriage in Texas and Louisiana January 5.

Texas Trans Man Won't Back Down From AT&T Discrimination Claim
September 24 2014 7:19 PM ET

Trans Man Stands Firm in AT&T Discrimination Claim

Mitch Kellaway

Despite AT&T's denial that Matthew Hileman faced discrimination, he says the company tried to keep him from releasing a recording of coworkers discussing an 'ass-whooping.'

Texas: Cops, Clergy Come Out in Support of Same-Sex Couples
September 18 2014 2:58 PM ET

Texas: Cops, Clergy Come Out in Support of Same-Sex Couples

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Texas law enforcement officials, clergy, business owners, and first responders are showing support for marriage equality.

Report: Michael Sam Joining Dallas Cowboys' Practice Team
September 03 2014 12:01 PM ET

Michael Sam Joins Dallas Cowboys' Practice Team

Michelle Garcia

Sam reported to Texas on Wednesday, where the Cowboys have confirmed they will sign him to a practice team.

Texas: Antigay Activist's Wife Left Him After Dating Another Woman
August 13 2014 2:23 PM ET

Texas: Antigay Activist's Wife Left Him After Dating Another Woman

Michelle Garcia

One of Texas's most prominent antigay activists is divorced from his wife, who is now in a relationship with another woman.

Texas Lawmakers: Marriage Equality Could Lead to Polygamy, Incest
August 06 2014 3:05 PM ET

Texas Lawmakers Admit Marriage Equality, Incest Link Is Illogical

Trudy Ring

The legislators made the argument in a brief urging a federal appeals court to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Texas AG Is Latest to Claim Antigay Marriage Laws Protect Children
July 30 2014 3:46 PM ET

Texas AG Is Latest to Claim Antigay Marriage Laws Protect Children

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court ruling that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional.

Minister Dies by Self-Immolation in Protest of Homophobia, Other Injustices
July 14 2014 4:58 PM ET

Texas Minister Burns Self to Death to Protest Homophobia

Trudy Ring

Retired Texas Methodist clergyman Charles Moore set himself aflame in a public parking lot last month.

Texas Restaurant Worker Gets Gay-Supportive Fist Bump From Obama
July 13 2014 4:25 AM ET

Texas Restaurant Worker Gets Gay-Supportive Fist Bump From Obama

Trudy Ring

After shouting 'Equal rights for gay people!' the employee got a gesture of solidarity from the president.

Texas Lingerie Store Caught Off-Guard by Trans Customer
July 02 2014 6:38 PM ET

Texas Lingerie Store Caught Off-Guard by Trans Customer

Parker Marie Molloy

A lingerie store in Austin found itself without appropriate policies in place to accommodate transgender patron, but has now committed to updating the shop's policies.

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