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In remembrance of the Rainbow Lounge a Rainbow!

In remembrance of the Rainbow Lounge a Rainbow!

A rainbow appears over the crumbling walls of the Rainbow Lounge arguably the birthplace of the North Texan LGBT rights movement. The Rainbow Lounge was destroyed Thursday morning in a blaze initially believed to have been accidental. TEXAS LGBT RIGHTS are under fire just as devastatingly with extremists igniting legislative infernos, tirelessly endeavoring to set […]

Video Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks special session

Video Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks special session

The regular Texas legislative session ended today with republicans and democrats in a pushing match nearly coming to blows and with one Republican promising to put a bullet in Democratic Hispanic caucus member . It wasn’t pretty. In fact the whole thing stinks of the sickness of privilege and bigotry and it might continue with […]

Lawmakers Go to War over Texas Bathroom Bill

Lawmakers Go to War over Texas Bathroom Bill

Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio rejected Lt Gov. Dan Patrick’s demand for a Texas bathroom bill Friday saying it was ‘absurd’ that they waste any more time on it. Patrick responded later Friday in a press conference publicly asking Gov Greg Abbott for a special session for two issues Patrick deemed essential. Patrick blamed the […]

A deal with the devil on discrimination Sunday advances the Texas Bathroom Bill

A deal with the devil on discrimination Sunday advances the Texas Bathroom Bill

Looks like Dan Patrick will change the Bathroom bill amendment that the Texas House attached to a school bill on Sunday in what local papers are calling a ‘deal with the devil’ on ‘Discrimination Sunday’. House speaker Joe Straus opposes bathroom bills calling it a manufactured problem allowed a bathroom bill amendment vote on a […]

Texas House passes children’s bathroom bill

Texas House passes children’s bathroom bill

Amid Republican choruses of its only children, the Texas House passed an amendment today Sunday, May 21st, 2017, requiring transgender children not use school restrooms that match their gender expression if cisgender children are present. This cowardly despicable attack against the most vulnerable of society was in response to warnings by state businesses that a wider bill […]

Trans woman defends her nearly fatal illegal castration

Trans woman defends her nearly fatal illegal castration

“Jane Doe” of Colorado wrote a letter defending her decision and James Pennington, the man who performed the nearly fatal orchiectomy saying the only thing she was a victim of was a dysfunctional healthcare system. While some of the mainstream media have no intention of learning why this happens as they capitalize on it misgendering […]

Texas may try to pass anti-trans law on of all days, Sunday

Texas may try to pass anti-trans law on of all days, Sunday

Right wing bigots in the Texas legislature may try to attach an amendment to a bill in the House today targeting transgender people, primarily trans children. There can be nothing more shameful than targeting innocent children for political gain. The Capitol is buzzing with word that a bathroom amendment targeting transgender schoolchildren will be added […]

NC Gov Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order Restoring LGBT Rights

NC Gov Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order Restoring LGBT Rights

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper pledged to issue an executive order to undo the damage resulting from HB2 and the subsequent so-called repeal. “I’m going to issue an executive order pretty soon that is comprehensive that helps with LGBT protections,” Roy Cooper said. “And we’re going to keep working every day. We’ve had a lot […]

Dan Patrick threatens a special session to get his bathroom bill enacted

Dan Patrick threatens a special session to get his bathroom bill enacted

TX Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatened to push for a special legislative session to pass bills to regulate bathroom use for transgender Texans and set new thresholds for when cities and counties must get voter approval for tax rates. by Alexa Ura,The Texas Tribune May 17, 2017 Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout. […]

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies in Committee

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies in Committee

A key deadline passed on Monday without the House “bathroom bill” getting out of committee, meaning the bill won’t make it to the House floor this session. But that doesn’t mean the issue itself is dead. by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune May 10, 2017 A proposal to gut cities and school districts’ trans-inclusive bathroom policies did […]

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