Tag: non-discrimination

HISD trustee distributes anti-gay flier

Houston Independent School District Trustee Manuel Rodriquez Jr. is under fire for an anti-gay flyer attacking his opponent, Ramiro Fonseca. Both seek the HISD District III seat held by Rodriquez. Rodriquez’s flyer attacks...

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Today I drove: It's the responsible thing

Not my car. Mine’s worse. Today I did the socially responsible thing and drove my car to work. I usually take DART. And I love taking DART. Hampton Station is right up the street from my house. My bike I hop on the Red...

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OH! MY! GOD! Members of the LGBT community left a DART committee meeting with their mouths open. Stunned. Tisha McDaniel said it best. “Huh?” she said outside the committee room. First, the good news. On May 11, the...

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Parker issues extensive non-discrimination order

Mayor Annise Parker On March 25, Houston Mayor Annise Parker issued an extensive executive order protecting city employees based on gender identity as well as sexual orientation. This order expands on an earlier one issued by...

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Texas two-step

Once again, today’s election is a two step process. Whether you voted early or are voting today, go to a precinct caucus at 7:15 after the polls close. One of the things that happens is introducing resolutions. Equality...

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