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Greg Abbott: Gay-marriage ban in state’s interest

Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the…

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Know Your November 4 Ballot

LGBT candidates seek to bring equality to Harris County.

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Mental Health Professionals Petition for Rules Against Bogus Sexual Orientation Change “Therapies”

Mental health professionals representing the five major disciplines filed rulemaking petitions today calling on their state licensing boards to clearly…

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Fifth Circuit Court to Hear Texas Marriage Equality Case in January

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments in the Texas marriage equality case—known as De Leon…

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Lambda Legal Hails Senate Confirmation of First Openly Gay Judge to Federal Bench in Texas

The U.S. Senate tonight confirmed Robert Pitman to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. Pitman becomes…

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Freedom to Marry Airs TV Ad on Marriage in Texas

Ad debuts as 5th Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to hear Texas marriage case

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Houston Legislators Decry Anti-LGBT Attacks

Bigoted, ridiculous, and unconstitutional. Those were some of the words used by two Houston lawmakers to describe the assault on…

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First Same-Sex Couple Marries in Texas

Today Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Texas.

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Texas attorney general sues over same-sex benefits

The Texas attorney general is suing the federal labor department over a plan that would extend family and medical leave…

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Texas Student Claims School Denied Her Lesbian ‘Promposal’

These days prom-proposals are just as big as the glam night itself. That's why Casey Akers was pretty bummed when…

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