The legislators made the argument in a brief urging a federal appeals court to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
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.
Retired Texas Methodist clergyman Charles Moore set himself aflame in a public parking lot last month.
After shouting 'Equal rights for gay people!' the employee got a gesture of solidarity from the president.
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.
A Texas judge has denied Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs the chance to adopt each other's child and the right to have their names on the birth certificates of each.
CNBC's Joe Kernen confronted Rick Perry about his comparison between homosexuality and alcoholism, but the Texas governor still stands by his beliefs.
It's the latest in an ongoing string of problematic comparisons made by the conservative Texas governor regarding gay and lesbian people.