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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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