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Texas official Sid Miller calls for lynching

Texas official Sid Miller calls for lynching

Sid Miller heard a Confederate group was excluded from a Veteran’s Day parade. His Facebook response? “Get a rope.” By Chase Karacostas, The Texas Tribune Nov. 9, 2019 When Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller read a Facebook post on Saturday that accused officials running a Veteran’s Day parade in his hometown of Stephenville of denying […]

Texas GOP orders investigation into mother who supports child’s gender transition

Texas GOP orders investigation into mother who supports child’s gender transition

Top Texas Republicans order investigation into mother who supports child’s gender transition By Emma Platoff and Stacy Fernández, The Texas Tribune Oct. 24, 2019 Top Texas Republicans have directed the state’s child welfare agency to investigate whether a mother who supports her 7-year-old child’s gender transition is committing “child abuse” — a move that has […]

Texas House passes religious liberty bill despite LGBTQ Caucus’ objections

Texas House passes religious liberty bill despite LGBTQ Caucus’ objections

Over the tearful opposition of the Legislature’s first-ever LGBTQ Caucus and several failed attempts at a procedural block, the Texas House passed a religious liberty bill Monday that LGBTQ advocates fear would license discrimination against their communities. By Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune May 20, 2019 When the lower chamber first considered the bill just […]

Dan Patrick: No Texas Bathroom Bill in 2019: “It’s been settled and I think we won”.

Dan Patrick: No Texas Bathroom Bill in 2019: “It’s been settled and I think we won”.

The “bathroom bill” won’t be back this session, its loudest champion suggested Wednesday morning. By Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune Jan. 9, 2019 At a Governor’s Mansion press conference on the second day of this year’s legislative session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — who last session was the top state leader championing the measure, which […]

Watch: Children Boo Anti-LGBT pastor out of ‘Drag Queen Story Time’ reading

Watch: Children Boo Anti-LGBT pastor out of ‘Drag Queen Story Time’ reading

Pastor David Grisham shouting ‘transgenders aren’t real’ unsuccessfully tried to shut down a library “Drag Queen Story Time” reading last June. The Children wouldn’t have any of it then, and apparently, neither will a judge now. A group of ‘evangelists’ filed a lawsuit on Friday, October 19th suing Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Rhea Lawson, […]

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 […]

Judge Frees Man accused of murdering Texas Transgender Woman Without Trial

Judge Frees Man accused of murdering Texas Transgender Woman Without Trial

Mark Daniel Lewis, 20 has been released after a probation revocation hearing exonerated him of murdering transgender woman Kenne McFadden, 24 who was found dead in the San Antonio River on April 9th, 2017. The Texas transgender community already upset over the prosecutors bungling of the case are incensed over the judges transphobic ruling clearing […]

Texas Transgender Student Mack Beggs Wins Second Girls State Wrestling Title

Texas Transgender Student Mack Beggs Wins Second Girls State Wrestling Title

Euless Texas High school senior Mack Beggs persevered despite new rules enacted to defeat him to win his second state girls wrestling championship. Beggs says that he has been offered a collegiate scholarship where according to rules he will compete with other men. Two weeks after Mack Beggs won the University Interscholastic League 110-pound girls’ wrestling […]

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 […]

Transwoman Stephanie Montez: Murdered, Misgendered, Deadnamed

Transwoman Stephanie Montez: Murdered, Misgendered, Deadnamed

The friends of Corpus Christi transgender woman Stephanie Montez were left aghast as their search for her revealed that the Sheriff had identified her as a “man in a dress” in an inexcusably transphobic police report. It wasn’t until a friend spoke up about her trans identity days later did they learn about her fate. […]

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