Texas GOP Adopts 'Vile' 'Ex-Gay' Platform
June 09 2014 1:58 PM ET

Texas GOP Adopts 'Vile' 'Ex-Gay' Platform

Sunnivie Brydum

The Texas Republican Party's official platform, adopted Saturday, endorses so-called reparative therapy and says family should not be 'redefined to include homosexual couples.'

Transphobic Houston Pastor Embroiled in Harassment Accusations
June 06 2014 4:52 PM ET

Transphobic Houston Pastor Embroiled in Harassment Accusations

Parker Marie Molloy

A Houston pastor who warned about transgender people as sexual predators has been accused of being a sexual predator himself.

Draft Texas GOP Platform Swaps Antigay Language for 'Ex-Gay' Endorsement
June 05 2014 2:40 PM ET

Texas GOP Platform Endorses 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Sunnivie Brydum

The Texas Republican Party's revision of its official platform shifts the rhetoric around homosexuality from condemnation to 'cure.'

Texas: Antigay Eatery Goes Gay On Yelp
June 02 2014 6:06 PM ET

Texas: Antigay Eatery Goes Gay — On Yelp

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Internet activists have used Yelp to retaliate against a restaurant owner who says men who don't 'act like men' are not allowed in his establishment.

Texas: Couple Ejected From Eatery for Touching Legs Under Table
May 29 2014 12:47 PM ET

Texas Eatery: Couple Ejected for Touching Legs Under Table

Michelle Garcia

Restaurant staff told a gay couple they would no longer be welcome at the eatery because they violated its rules stating that men need to 'act like men.'

Texas Transgender Teacher Banned From the Classroom Following Suspension
April 28 2014 11:50 AM ET

Suspended Trans Teacher Banned From Texas Classroom

Parker Marie Molloy

In the past month, Laura Jane Klug has been suspended from work, reinstated, outed to local and national media, and now banned from the classroom.

Texas Judge Rules for Equal Rights to Divorce, Custody
April 24 2014 12:51 PM ET

Texas Judge Rules for Equal Rights to Divorce, Custody

Michelle Garcia

A Texas judge has ruled that a same-sex couple has the same rights regarding divorce and custody as heterosexual couples.

Houston Mayor Introduces Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Ordinance
April 22 2014 12:36 PM ET

Houston Mayor Introduces LGBT Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

WATCH: Texas Trans Teacher Reinstated After Suspension
April 11 2014 10:53 AM ET

WATCH: Texas Trans Teacher Reinstated After Suspension

Parker Marie Molloy

After 13 members of the public spoke out at a school board meeting, Laura Jane Klug claims she has been reinstated following a suspension for being transgender.

WATCH: Texas Teacher Suspended for Being Transgender
April 09 2014 10:44 AM ET

WATCH: Texas Teacher Suspended for Being Trans

Parker Marie Molloy

A Texas teacher has been suspended after a parent complained about her transgender status.

Trans Pioneer Christie Lee Van De Putte Dead at 61
April 06 2014 1:39 PM ET

Trans Pioneer Christie Lee Van De Putte Dead at 51

Sunnivie Brydum

The effervescent trans woman was one of the first to sue for the right to survivor benefits in the late 1990s when her husband died of alleged medical malpractice.

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