Texas Doubles Down on Transphobic Legislation, Adding $2,000 Fine for 'Wrong' Bathroom Use

Texas Doubles Down on Transphobic Legislation

A bill introduced in the Texas House today would award cisgender students who shared a bathroom with a trans student $2,000, in addition to legal fees, for any 'mental anguish' the cisgender student suffered.

New Texas GOP Chair Repulsed by Same-Sex Kisses

New Texas GOP Chair Repulsed by Same-Sex Kisses

New chair Tom Mechler once wrote that if his local newspaper published a photo of a same-sex kiss, he'd cancel his subscription.

Texas Gay Man Denounces Father's Antigay, Discriminatory Bill

Texas Gay Man Denounces Father's Discriminatory Bill

Lawyer Beau Miller objects to his legislator father's proposal to keep Texas cities from enacting or enforcing LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination laws.

Dallas Mayor Joins Marriage Equality Supporters

Dallas Mayor Joins Marriage Equality Supporters

Mike Rawlings, previously reluctant to join the fight, banded with mayors from cities large and small in filing a pro-equality brief with the Supreme Court.

WATCH: How Much Wronger Could Texas Be on Marriage?

WATCH: How Much Wronger Could Texas Be on Marriage?

Whether misidentifying judges, misunderstanding laws, or celebrating anniversaries on the wrong day, homophobic Texas lawmakers have been having one long case of the Mondays.

Tasteless Texas Lawmakers Celebrate 10 Years of Marriage Ban — With Cake

Texas GOP Celebrates 10 Years of Marriage Ban — With Cake

Before cutting into a cake celebrating a decade of discrimination, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick urged constituents to become an 'army' to oppose abortion, 'protect marriage,' and defend the constitution.

Texas Bill Would Jail Those Whose Chromosomes Don't Match the Restroom They're Using

Texas Wants to Check Your DNA Before Using Bathroom

The Lone Star state adds its entry to this year's streak of bizarre bills seemingly targeted at the basic bodily functions of trans folks.

WATCH: Anti-Equality Officials Resort to Increasingly Desperate Tactics

WATCH: Anti-Equality Officials Are Increasingly Desperate

From Arkansas to Texas to Washington, D.C., antigay politicians are frantic for some way to stem the tide of equality.

In Love in Texas

PHOTOS: Meet the Men Taking on Texas's Marriage Ban

Vic Holmes and Mark Phariss want to get married, so they sued the state of Texas. Braden Summers fills in the romantic details with his moving photographs to prove All Love Is Equal.

Texas AG Seeks to Void Lesbians' Marriage

Texas AG Wants to Unmarry Lesbian Newlyweds

Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked to the state Supreme Court to invalidate the marriage of two women who obtained a judge's permission to wed Thursday in Austin.

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