Out for Change

Lupe Valdez Discusses Her Bid to Become the Nation’s 1st Out Lesbian Governor

Former sheriff Lupe Valdez on her bid to become the first out lesbian to lead a U.S. state.

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Corpus Christi’s Eric Holguin Vies to Become 1st Out Latino Congressman

Democrat takes on anti-LGBTQ Republican in race for seat vacated by Blake Farenthold.

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Gay Candidate Faces GOP Opponent Tied to Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups

Jim Kovach takes on Erin Swanson in Harris County judicial race.

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Judicial Candidate Beau Miller is the Political Opposite of His Tea-Party Father

Houston attorney would be among state's first openly HIV-positive elected officials. 

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Aiming for the History Books

Elizabeth Markowitz would be first openly LGBTQ person elected to State Board of Education.

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Gay Candidate Known for Wearing High Heels Wins Mayor’s Race in Texas

Bruno 'Ralphy' Lozano becomes Del Rio's first LGBTQ elected official. 

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COVER STORY: Breaking Down Borders

Gina Ortiz Jones would be first openly LGBTQ Texan elected to Congress. 

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Queer Latinas, Represent

Jessica Gonzalez to become third openly LGBTQ member of Texas House.

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LGBTQ Candidates Make History in Texas Democratic Primary

Out hopefuls advance in gubernatorial, congressional, legislative races.   

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Municipal Marriage

Michael and Steven Byrum-Bratsen would be Texas’ first elected same-sex couple.

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