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Senator Frank Artiles, Florida Bathroom Bill author, resigns after racist, sexist screed

Senator Frank Artiles, Florida Bathroom Bill author, resigns after racist, sexist screed

Florida lawmaker Frank Artiles, whose name has become synonymous with transphobia, resigned Friday in the aftermath of a racist misogynistic bar room rant on Monday. As regrettable as this is, these turn of events comes as no surprise. The LGBT community has learned that bigotry, as exhibited by Frank Artiles, is an invasive malady, not […]

Texas House lawmakers hear overnight testimony on alternative “bathroom bill”

Texas House lawmakers hear overnight testimony on alternative “bathroom bill”

Amid concerns about rolling back local protections for vulnerable Texans and dire economic fallout, a panel of House lawmakers considered a measure into the early hours of Thursday morning that some are hoping will serve as an alternative approach to regulating bathroom use for transgender Texans. by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune April 20, 2017 […]

Texas transgender mayor Jess Herbst takes action in Austin

Texas transgender mayor Jess Herbst takes action in Austin

New Hope Mayor Jess Herbst led a group of transgender activists to the halls of the Legislative building Thursday, April 6th in response to SB6, the infamous Texas bathroom bill. Mayor Herbst was hopeful that after lawmakers had an opportunity to meet the people they are so intent on criminalizing they might have a change of […]

Thanks To Speaker Joe Straus SB6 Avoids A Forced Vote, For Today

Thanks To Speaker Joe Straus SB6 Avoids A Forced Vote, For Today

While the rest of Texas was going to work and doing normal day to day tasks, a legislator tried to sneak the Texas Bathroom Bill through the House. Tomorrow would have been devastating had one Republican not stepped up to stop this. It’s one thing when a discriminatory bill is made into law using normal […]

Runner tells rapist and anti-trans group “Just want Privacy” not today, mutherf*cker”

Runner tells rapist and anti-trans group “Just want Privacy” not today, mutherf*cker”

The Washington group Just want Privacy, which is trying (again) to force a referendum removing the state’s transgender-inclusive laws was just told by a sexual assault victim to stop using her story to promote transphobia. “Just want Privacy” used the attack on Kelly Herron by a registered cisgender sex offender in Golden Gardens bathroom, to promote […]

Texas Transgender Bathroom Bill passes Senate Vote

Texas Transgender Bathroom Bill passes Senate Vote

The Texas Transgender Bathroom Bill, SB6 passed the Senate today 21 to 10. The vote was along party lines, republicans for and democrats against except for democrat Senator Eddie Lucio of Brownsville who abandoned his party and people casting the deciding vote to pass it. Lauren McGaughy from the Dallas Morning news wrote…… Wednesday is the third […]

San Antonio LGBT Enraged Walkout on Bathroom Bill Debate

San Antonio LGBT Enraged Walkout on Bathroom Bill Debate

Transgender activist Lauryn Farris led enraged LGBT activists chanting “Trans Lives matter” storming out of a televised Bathroom Bill Townhall Thursday night. The action happened only a few minutes into the program prompting WOAI host Randy Beamer to frame the walkout as inevitable theatrics. “It is unfortunate that WOAI choose to have an unbalanced and unfair town hall.” […]

Kind Clinic Austin Now Offering Free Transgender Care

Kind Clinic Austin Now Offering Free Transgender Care

Kind Clinic in Austin is now offering no cost transgender care in response to the Texas Senate advancing the Bathroom Bill SB6 Tuesday. Kind Clinic, a nonprofit operates on grants and donations does not do surgery, but uses the informed consent model for prescribing Hormones to help the 125,000 transgender people living in Texas. From the […]

Texas Legislature Advances the Transgender Bathroom Bill

Texas Legislature Advances the Transgender Bathroom Bill

Despite overwhelming public opposition, the Texas Senate State Affairs committee voted Tuesday to advance the Texas Bathroom Bill onto the Senate floor for a vote. Senators denied SB6 was discriminatory, a bill that would put me in jail, voted 8-1 in favor moving it out of committee despite listening to 20 hours of public testimony […]

Texas LT Gov Dan Patrick, FRC partner attacking Transgender Lives

Texas LT Gov Dan Patrick, FRC partner attacking Transgender Lives

Dan Patrick goes off the rails partnering with the Family Research Council, a known anti-LGBT hate group to promote SB6 the Texas transgender bathroom bill. We know it’s going to be a tough fight,” Patrick said at a Capitol news conference while introducing SB6 a “Women’s Privacy Act” declaring it a ‘bipartisan’ effort supported by all. […]

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