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Choctaw Trans Texan: Dan Patrick, do not force our Pride onto the Trail of Tears

Choctaw Trans Texan: Dan Patrick, do not force our Pride onto the Trail of Tears

“For the first time, I know how my dad’s mother’s people felt when they were forced into walking the trail of tears,” Jessica Courtney wrote, “forced to leave their ancestral home to a new land in Oklahoma.” They are Choctaw. In 1830 they were the first tribe to be marched in the Trail of Tears. […]

TX Gov Tells NFL “Learn Your Place” and stay away from the Bathroom Bill

TX Gov Tells NFL “Learn Your Place” and stay away from the Bathroom Bill

“The NFL needs to concentrate on playing football and get the heck out of politics,” Gov. Greg Abbott told conservative radio host Glenn Beck. by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune, Feb. 14, 2017 Gov. Greg Abbott is blasting the NFL for raising the prospect that Texas’ so-called “bathroom bill” could impact future events in the […]

Texas prison officials finally agree to protect a transgender inmate after allowing her to be raped and cut

Texas prison officials finally agree to protect a transgender inmate after allowing her to be raped and cut

Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) officials have told her to “suck dick,” “fight” or to stop “acting gay” if she does not want to be assaulted. After being repeatedly raped and stabbed eight times, Lambda Legal filed emergency papers asking for her safe keeping. Officials finally relented and placed Star in protective custody. While […]