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Amazon reassures Glamazon on HQ2 Search: we are Proud of our LGBT record

Amazon reassures Glamazon on HQ2 Search: we are Proud of our LGBT record

Transgender Texans live with a sense of dread as the 2019 legislation approaches. Thousands of us experienced first-hand last year the stupefyingly vicious bigotry of the Texas legislature as they passed discriminatory bill after bill. But wait, there’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon as Amazon searches for their second headquarters. Amazons employees have pushed execs towards […]

Transgender Victory in Anchorage! Bathroom bill Prop 1 defeated!

Transgender Victory in Anchorage!  Bathroom bill Prop 1 defeated!

On Friday Fair Anchorage declared victory as votes were tallied indicating a defeat of Prop 1, a measure which would have removed transgender protections as passed by the city council in 2015. The problematic vote on a minorities rights was put into action when 6,200 people signed a petition allowing public opinion to decide on our right to […]

Texas Bathroom Bill Fallout: A Tsunami of LGBT Candidates

Texas Bathroom Bill Fallout: A Tsunami of LGBT Candidates

More LGBTQ Texans than ever are running for office, magazine says by Rishika Dugyala, The Texas Tribune Jan. 24, 2018 A self-described “gun-toting, truck-driving, true Republican,” Shannon McClendon avidly followed state politics and served as a five-time appointee for various boards under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. But until now, she never pushed herself to run for […]

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Won’t Seek Reelection

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Won’t Seek Reelection

Joe Straus, the San Antonio Republican who nixed Dan Patrick’s bathroom bill said today that he won’t be seeking reelection. Texas, this gorgeous brown dusty bowl of prairie dirt will never be the same. It’s just dirt. But it’s also been a place to make a living, get a new start and live life big. […]

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Chairman Byron Cook doesn’t think we stand a chance of landing Amazon’s five-billion-dollar headquarters unless Gov. Abbott and Lt Gov. Dan Patrick publicly disavow their Bathroom Bill agenda and future efforts to strip LGBT protections from Texas cities. Amazon, which fought against Washington state’s Proposition I-1515 and joined a coalition opposing Texas Bathroom legislation is taking […]

Glen Arden Elementary Staff Forced This 6 year old To Pee Herself, Twice

Glen Arden Elementary Staff Forced This 6 year old To Pee Herself, Twice

Twice during kindergarten at Glen Arden Elementary, NC 6-Year-old Emma was denied the use of the girls’ room. Twice she couldn’t hold it as a teacher led her humiliated, across the school. And twice during this precious young child’s life, Emma was sent home, clothes and shoes soaked in her own pee. The school, Glen […]

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies as Legislatures Adjourn Sine Die

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies as Legislatures Adjourn Sine Die

Late last night the Texas Senate followed the House in gaveling out for the final time ending the special session, leaving the latest versions of the bathroom to die. It was a tremendous victory for Texans encompassing every stratum and demographic of the Lonestar state. Those who traveled to Austin for the three torturous overnight […]

Texas trans kids cry and die to give Lt Gov Dan Patrick political capitol

Texas trans kids cry and die to give Lt Gov Dan Patrick political capitol

The Texas Senate Finance committee may try to attach a bathroom bill amendment to the Education bill SB 21 this afternoon. It has become clear in the last days of Gov. Greg Abbott’s $300,000 Special Session, forced by Dan Patrick legislative manipulations he had only one real goal, to make Texas trans kids cry and […]

Tory MP David Davies Pushes Texas Inspired Bathroom Bill For The UK

Tory MP David Davies Pushes Texas Inspired Bathroom Bill For The UK

David Davies, Tory MP for Monmouth, has argued in a recent article for the newspaper South Wales Argus that transgender women should be made to use men’s facilities, referring to them as ‘he/she’s’. The article came following the announced plans by Tory Equality Minister Justine Greening to reform the Gender Recognition act to make it easier for […]

The Texas Bathroom Bill is dead as long as Speaker Straus is alive

The Texas Bathroom Bill is dead as long as Speaker Straus is alive

House speaker Joe Straus made no qualms about expressing his “disgust” with the Texas Bathroom bill during the regular session and has kept to the moral high ground during the special session. Like a ray of sunshine, we are given hope as the Speaker’s latest indicates he won’t allow himself to be bullied by religious […]

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