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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 […]

TX and NC Bathroom Bills, How Different are they?

TX and NC Bathroom Bills, How Different are they?

  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst maintain the so-called “bathroom bill” is significantly different from a similar law passed in North Carolina. But how exactly does the original wording of Senate Bill 6 stack up against North Carolina’s House Bill 2? Here’s how the “bathroom bills” in North Carolina and Texas […]

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 […]

135+ Artists Condemn Texas Bathroom Bill

135+ Artists Condemn Texas Bathroom Bill

135+ musicians and stars have joined together to let Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick know that they stand united against discrimination specifically Bathroom Bill SB6 and HB1362. Stars from Alaska to Alabama, performers internationally renowned, to bands loved locally, all warned Texas leaders about the bills calling them ‘poison, a barrier between Texas and the future’. […]

Texas Lawmaker Briscoe Cain Mocks Trans Violence

Texas Lawmaker Briscoe Cain Mocks Trans Violence

During a recent panel discussion hosted by the Texas Tribune on 7th February, Texas Republican state representative Briscoe Cain made comments that reduced violence against transgender people as ‘dudes walking around in dresses getting beat up’. Briscoe Cain’s main backer accused by the Texas Ethics Commission of lobbying illegally. Cain made the comments when asked […]

Texas Top Cops pan Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

Texas Top Cops pan Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

Top Texas Lawmen expressed opposition to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s transgender bathroom bill adding their voices to those of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, teachers, Business, collegiate and professional sports, travel, media, technology, medical, entertainment and hospitality industries. Dan Patrick failed attempt to mollify professional sports teams by exempting venues while rented only served to highlight the injustice of his […]

NYTimes Bestselling Author Rick Riordan declines Texas Legislative Invite citing Bathroom Bill

NYTimes Bestselling Author Rick Riordan declines Texas Legislative Invite citing Bathroom Bill

Citing Texas “bathroom bill,” Percy Jackson author declines Legislature invitation by Marissa Evans, The Texas Tribune The author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is declining to attend the Texas Legislature’s celebration of authors event, saying the reason is because of proposed legislation that would prevent transgender people from using bathrooms that match their […]

HB2 Redux: Texas legislators submit Anti LGBT Bills

HB2 Redux: Texas legislators submit Anti LGBT Bills

A pair of bills submitted to the Texas state legislature would if passed make government inaccessible for transgender adults and school little more than a dream for Texas transgender children. SB6 submitted by Kolkhorst and championed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick would require people use only restroom and showers which correspond to the sex indicated […]

Texas judge issues nationwide injunction on federal transgender health mandate

Texas judge issues nationwide injunction on federal transgender health mandate

A Texas judge issued an injunction Saturday against a federal mandate aimed to protect transgender people, finding that the federal health rule violates existing law.   by Alexa Ura and Eleanor Dearman, originally published by The Texas Tribune, republished with full permissions. Dec. 31, 2016 The preliminary injunction, granted by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor, […]

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