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Texas Senate to vote on TWO Bathroom Bills Friday

Texas Senate to vote on TWO Bathroom Bills Friday

This post has been updated throughout. 7/21/2017 Bathroom bills SB3 and SB91 have passed out of Senate Committee on State Affairs 8-1. All Republicans and Sen Lucio (D) voted yes CHAIR Joan Huffman (R) YES VICE-CHAIR Bryan Hughes(R) YES MEMBERS Brian Birdwell(R)           YES Brandon Creighton(R)   YES Craig Estes(R)   […]

Genitalia Addled Texas legislature is Killing Us

Genitalia Addled Texas legislature is Killing Us

Transgender children are the most vulnerable of all, and this genitalia addled Texas legislature is exponentially adding to their grief. The Texas Legislature in special session is like a half broken horse being dragged by Dan Patrick to a hanging tree where they can drop another transgender teen in the dirt. But how did we get here? How did this […]

Dallas Morning News Headline Transgender Kids and Families “Strongest Together”

Dallas Morning News Headline Transgender Kids and Families “Strongest Together”

This isn’t the first article by Lauren McGaughy of the Dallas Morning News, a “moderately conservative newspaper” empathically detailing the struggle of the Texas LGBT community. But it is arguably the most timely and poignant given the bathroom bill special session begins Tuesday. McGaughy highlighted four DFW trans families and their support group in her […]

Texas Lawmakers File Special Session Bathroom Bills

Texas Lawmakers File Special Session Bathroom Bills

Like a modern day LGBT Paula Revere Trans women, Marissa Jayne Wolfe waves her pride flags from Michigans UP signaling us of the impending battle. We need this now. We need our LGBT people to come down on these hateful legislators like a ton of bricks and let them know in no uncertain terms KILLING […]

Texas speaker Joe Straus: “I’m Disgusted” no more Bathroom Bills

Texas speaker Joe Straus: “I’m Disgusted” no more Bathroom Bills

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus told Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick “I’m disgusted by all this” in response to Patrick’s demand for his support of a bathroom bill. “I’m not a lawyer, but I am a Texan,” Straus said. Tell the lieutenant governor I don’t want the suicide of a single Texan on my hands.” Speaker […]

Power Trips: Who should regulate access to Texas bathrooms? Give us your take

Power Trips: Who should regulate access to Texas bathrooms? Give us your take

Transgender Texans, our media partners at the Tribune want to learn how the Bathroom Bill legislative battle has affected you, the stakeholder. This will be a great opportunity especially for those frustrated at being unable to travel across the Lone Star to Austin. Links at the bottom of the article. by Alex Samuels, The Texas […]

Chicago Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag, Ejects Participants

Chicago Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag, Ejects Participants

The Chicago Dyke March, part of the larger Chicago Pride events happening in the city this month, has faced controversy and condemnation as it has banned participants from carrying Jewish Star of David flags at their event. Local LGBT+ newspaper, Windy City Times, reported that three people were asked to leave the celebration after flying […]

Greg Abbott meet Finn a transgender child who committed suicide due to your work

Greg Abbott meet Finn a transgender child who committed suicide due to your work

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov Dan Patrick and Representative Ron Simmons, meet Finn a child you are at least partly responsible for murdering. Finn’s mother gave permission to her friend, also a mother of a transgender child, to publicly share the image and story of her transgender child and his tragic suicide on Facebook. “This […]

Citing religious refusal laws, California bans travel to Texas

Citing religious refusal laws, California bans travel to Texas

Saying that a new Texas law allowing child welfare providers to deny adoptions to parents based on “sincerely held religious beliefs” is discriminatory, California’s attorney general on Thursday banned state-funded travel to Texas. by Matthew Watkins,The Texas Tribune June 22, 2017 The attorney general’s office said in a news release that Texas’ House Bill 3859 […]

Ithaca Mayor pays Tribute to Josie Berrios, 13th transgender murder this year

Ithaca Mayor pays Tribute to Josie Berrios, 13th transgender murder this year

Transgender woman Josie Berrios burned body was found Tuesday morning at a construction site in downtown Ithaca NY. We didn’t know about her murder until now as the media not knowing otherwise, misgendered her keeping news of her murder from us. Michael Davis, 45, with whom Berrios reportedly had a personal relationship with, has been […]

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