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Texas Education Board Approves New Sex Ed Policy that Does Not Cover LGBTQ Students or Consent

Most Republicans voted against proposals to teach middle and high school students about consent, sexual orientation or gender identity. The…

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Restored Protections for LGBTQ and Disabled Texans

Social workers will no longer be allowed to discriminate against the two marginalized communities.

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Texas is Revising its Sex Education Standards, but They’ll Likely Remain Silent on LGBTQ Issues

The Republican-dominated State Board of Education is taking up the first revision of sex ed curriculum in more than 20…

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Texas Senate Passes Religious Liberty Bill that LGBTQ Advocates fear Licenses Discrimination

The measure moved quickly through the Senate after the LGBTQ Caucus killed a near-identical proposal on a procedural motion last…

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House Panel Adds Non-Discrimination Protection to Senate Bill

LGBTQ groups worried that without the provision, businesses could pick which employees get certain benefits.

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Texas Senate Approves Two Bills to Override Paid Sick Leave, Local Control Over Employment Practices

LGBTQ advocates and business groups have warned that the measures could imperil municipal rules that outlaw discrimination.

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Texas Senate Approves Anti-LGBTQ Licensing Bill

SB 17 passed on a 19–12 vote. It requires one more approval in the Senate before it heads to the…

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A Fight Over Paid Sick Leave is Turning into a Fight Over LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Ordinances

Many LGBTQ advocates fear Texans could be exposed to some discriminatory employment practices.

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DNC Passes Over Houston for 2020 Convention, Picking Milwaukee

Democratic National Chairman Tom Perez selected Milwaukee as his party's 2020 convention site.

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Houston Judge Tosses Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Challenge, but Plaintiffs Pledge to Appeal

A judge issued the decision in the latest turn of a 2013 legal challenge to Houston's policy extending benefits to…

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