New & Noteworthy:

Texas

Archives | Mentions:

Page 7 of 34« First...678...102030...Last »

Plano, Texas, city council adds LGBT protections to equal rights ordinance

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Plano-TX
The Plano, Texas, city council has approved an amendment to the city's equal rights ordinance to include protections for LGBT residents. [...]

Filed under: , , ,

Texas plaintiffs ask judge to lift stay on same-sex marriage ruling

Monday, November 24, 2014
Texas
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Plaintiffs in a challenge to Texas' ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal judge to lift his stay on an ruling striking down the ban earlier this year. [...]

Filed under: , , ,

Austin police department has its first openly transgender officer

Monday, November 24, 2014
Greg-Abbink
AUSTIN, Texas — The city of Austin, Texas now has it’s first openly transgender police officer. KXAN-TV reports that officer Greg Abbink has been on the police force for ten years, but it wasn’t until this year that he says he began transitioning. [...]

Filed under: , , ,

Texas man sentenced to 15 years in brutal attack on gay man he met online

Monday, November 17, 2014
Brice-Johnson
FORT WORTH, Texas -- A federal judge has sentenced a North Texas man to more than 15 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping and severely beat a gay man he met through an online service. [...]

Filed under: , , , ,

Texas lawmaker introduces bill to allow ‘religious’ discrimination against gays

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Donna Campbell
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas state lawmaker has introduced a bill aimed at making it legal to discriminate against people because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. [...]

Filed under: , , ,

Judge orders end to Houston same-sex spouse benefits; city says they’ll remain

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Jared Woodfill
HOUSTON -- A state court judge in Texas on Wednesday ordered the city of Houston to stop providing benefits to the same-sex spouses of city employees, but city officials say a federal court has already ruled that the benefits can continue. [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Dallas voters approve protections for LGBT city employees

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Dallas
DALLAS -- Voters in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a change to the city charter that would add protections for LGBT city workers. [...]

Filed under: , ,

Family, activists want attack on gay Texas teen investigated as a hate crime

Sunday, November 2, 2014
Dylan Beard
HOUSTON -- The family of a Texas teen who says he was lured to a local park only to be jumped and beaten because he is gay, is calling for the attack to be investigated as a hate crime. Dylan Beard, 17, suffered a bloodied tongue, a broken nose, a [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Pat Robertson warns God may punish Houston for defending ‘militant homosexuals’

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Pat Robertson
Last week, Pat Robertson reacted to a case in Houston in which a group of pastors were subpoenaed as part of the discovery process in a lawsuit over the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance by calling gay rights advocates “terrorists.” The subpoenas have since been withdrawn, but that has done nothing to [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

How Fox News is trying to kill Houston’s LGBT equal rights ordinance

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fox-News
Fox News helped turn a bogus story about subpoenas sent to a handful of Houston pastors into a national rallying cry for religious liberty. Now the network is helping promote an event that will pit some of the country's most extreme anti-LGBT voices against the city's nondiscrimination ordinance. In May, the [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Page 7 of 34« First...678...102030...Last »