Texas: Military Spouse Takes Extra Steps, Still Denied Benefits
November 20 2013 2:56 PM ET

Texas: Military Spouse Takes Extra Steps, Still Denied Benefits

Michelle Garcia

The wife of a female member of the Texas National Guard says she was denied housing benefits despite going through the extra steps required for same-sex couples to receive benefits.

Same-Sex Couples Sue to Strike Down Texas Marriage Ban
October 29 2013 1:00 PM ET

Same-Sex Couples Sue to Strike Down Texas Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Two same-sex couples in Texas take aim at the laws that keep the state from recognizing their marriages.

Texas Judge Nixes Republican Antigay Dogma, Switches to Democrats
October 22 2013 7:43 PM ET

Judge Quits GOP Over Its Antigay Dogma

Trudy Ring

'I cannot tolerate a political party that demeans Texans based on their sexual orientation, the color of their skin, or their economic status,' says Carlo Key.

San Antonio Councilwoman Chan Seeks Higher Office
October 09 2013 5:05 PM ET

San Antonio Councilwoman Seeks Higher Office

Nicholas Cimarusti

San Antonio City Council member Elisa Chan submitted a letter of resignation Monday in order to run for state Senate. Chan made national news for her antigay remarks in a secretly recorded meeting.

Attack on Gay Texan Linked to Social Networking App
September 24 2013 2:26 PM ET

Attack on Gay Texan Linked to Social Networking App

Trudy Ring

Arron Keahey says he was beaten by a man he met via the MeetMe app.

Transgender Widow Turned Down for Marriage License
September 15 2013 9:55 PM ET

Transgender Widow Turned Down for Marriage License

Trudy Ring

Nikki Araguz, who has been fighting to receive death benefits after her firefighter husband died on the job, is now seeking to remarry but is having problems with Texas law again.

AddThis

Quantcast