The queer Texan writer's verses speak to the idea that because there is violence and injustice there is also beauty, love, and living to be done.
Before the pandemic, trans Texans experienced higher rates of poverty and uninsurance than others in the state. The coronavirus crisis is exacerbating inequalities.
After Aliah Hernandez was brutally beaten in a New Braunfels motel room, her attacker walked away free.
The toughest opponent Lupe Valdez has for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination is herself.
After the Houston GLBT Political Caucus and two major newspapers endorse centrist Andrew White, some question support for Lupe Valdez.
A summit on art and activism at Houston’s Day for Night festival pulled no punches.
The gay Latina sheriff of Dallas County advocates for Dreamers and LGBT rights.
In the future, Straus could run against Governor Greg Abbott, who indicated support for an "oust Straus" movement.
Andrew White aims to capture the support of moderate Democrats and Republicans.
The anti-transgender bathroom bill debate is a strike against any Texas city getting the Amazon HQ2.
Where the pygmies have gone deaf.
The special session ends without passing the lieutenant governor's marquee issues.
Supporters of Senate Bill 3 often twist the facts to make a point.
Fast-paced Senate just got us back to the starting line for the special session.
”Political parties are like milk. They do curdle and spoil over time.”
Senate takes testimony on controversial gender-designated bathroom restrictions
The strengths and weaknesses shown in Abbott's call for a special session.
A federal court rules that a transgender boy should be able to use the bathroom he identifies with.
Dan Patrick’s Scorched-Earth Potty Politics.
The House passes what could be called Patrick Lite.
Lieutenant governor threatens to force repeated special sessions unless his agenda is passed.
Democrats and Republicans are turning non-partisan elections partisan.
Five years after killing an anti-immigration bill, Texas businesses are now focused on bathrooms.
Abbott seems to support the House solution to the bathroom debacle.
Our favorite political reads of the week.
The show, created by Houston native Justin Simien, picks up where the 2014 movie left off.
The bathroom bill is the latest issue to expose the split between social conservatives and business Republicans.
On Tuesday we'll see bathrooms as a Christian issue in the Senate, while the House tries to reform school finance.
A case before the Texas Supreme Court could have an effect on same-sex marriage.
One transgender woman's effort to demystify who uses what bathroom.
Politifact Texas calls Texas Association of Business report ’Mostly False.’
Fact checking the governor’s state of the state address.
Can lawmakers invest in the future of Texas children with $2.8 billion less to spend?
So-called bathroom bill could undermine cities' non-discrimination ordinances.
At a press conference, the lieutenant governor reveals some details of bill aimed at limiting transgender access to restrooms.
Trevante Rhodes told himself he wouldn't come back to Texas without a film. Now he's back with the captivating 'Moonlight.'
Because it's hard to solve a problem that doesn't exist.
The Lieutenant Governor foreshadows a statewide war over bathrooms.