Equality resolution resurfaces

Almost 3 months after pro-LGBT measure died amid controversy, Scott Griggs has rewritten it and plans to send it to committee this fall CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor LGBT advocates may soon have another shot at getting a resolution in support of job nondiscrimination and marriage equality passed by [...]

TX Supreme Court to hear gay divorce cases

It looks like the Texas Supreme Court will finally decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the Lone State State — at least for divorce purposes.

Dan Branch to Julian Castro: Stop San Antonio’s nondiscrimination ordinance

Texas attorney general candidate Dan Branch has made his anti-gay views part of his legislative agenda while a state representative for part of Oak Lawn, but now he’s trying to push San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro to discriminate.

Is the Texas Supreme Court about to legalize same-sex marriage?

State Rep. Dan Branch is asking the Texas Supreme Court to block same-sex couples legally married in other states from obtaining divorces in the Lone State State.

Marriages to begin Thursday in Minn., R.I.; Colorado grants 1st gay divorce

In Minnesota and Rhode Island, same-sex couples can begin to marry at midnight. Colorado granted its first same-sex divorce.

Greg Abbott argues DOMA decision doesn’t allow gay divorce in TX

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a Republican who announced this week that he’s running for governor in 2014, argued in a brief filed Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down a section of the Defense of Marriage Act doesn’t allow same-sex couples to divorce in Texas. Abbott has intervened to block two [...]

Abbott mentions God, guns but not gays in announcing gubernatorial bid

In case you missed it, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott kicked off his campaign for governor in San Antonio on Sunday.

Ill-conceived marriage suits could be ‘deadly,’ Lambda’s Upton warns

LGBT legal expert says cases like one filed by a Galveston man last week in response to DOMA ruling risk doing more harm than good ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor LGBT advocates expect a flood of state marriage lawsuits where same-sex marriage isn’t legal, but more cases could ultimately harm the equality efforts in those states, [...]

4 years later, divorce-seeking gay Dallas couple J.B. and H.B. remain in ‘limbo’

If justice delayed is justice denied, one could argue that the gay Dallas couple known as “J.B.” and “H.B.” have already lost their case.

Anti-gay state senator wants to outlaw domestic partner benefits in Texas

Here’s why you need to get out and vote on Tuesday if you haven’t already.