The march of progress continues on to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Say what you will about her position, Joyce Lewis-Kugle displayed the courage of her conviction.
Houston Dash players married two recent headlines: women’s soccer and same-sex marriage.
Straight couples were forced to wait for licenses, Texas’s attorney general captured the world’s attention, and a lot of gay couples got married.
The implications of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling for the country are sweeping, but in Texas right now, there are still questions that need answering.
More than twenty anti-LGBT bills have been filed this session, but these legislative efforts are facing some unlikely opposition.
If social conservatives want to stop gay marriage, they need to come up with something, and soon.
What started as a small wedding ceremony outside a Travis County office resulted in a political storm that left the couple, and the rest of the state, confused.
In a 5-4 ruling on June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that the Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry across the country. Here is the story of two women who fought for that historic decision in Texas—and helped to make it a reality.
The famously conservative court surprises everyone by signaling it might overturn the ban.
With the Supreme Court’s decision, Texas has never been closer to recognizing same-sex marriage.
Wouldn’t it be nice if Texas were to catch up to the modern world, for once? I’m addressing the issue of same-sex marriage here. What’s the use of fighting for a policy that without question violates the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection of the laws? In fairness to Greg
Weddings are expensive, y'all.
Here is part of the text of the ruling issued by federal district judge Orlando Garcia in San Antonio earlier today: “Today’s court decision is not made in defiance of the great people of Texas or the Texas Legislature, but in compliance with the U.S. Constitution and Supreme Court precedent.
San Antonio District Court judge Orlando Garcia wrote: “This Court holds that Texas' prohibition on same-sex marriage conflicts with the United States Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process.”
Two couples are suing in federal court to overturn the gay marriage ban in Texas, while two others are taking to the state's Supreme Court for the state to grant them a divorce. Between the four cases, the ban on gay marriage in Texas could meet its end.
A new UT study says that children of gay parents fare worse than their straight-parented counterparts, igniting a firestorm of backlash.
Governor Rick Perry’s comments about gay adoption Saturday also offered a glimpse at the way Twitter has become a fact-checking forum, and for some reporters, a place to start their first drafts.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear two cases involving same-sex marriage could provide yet another indication of how isolated Texas politics has become from the national mainstream. As James Carville pointed out on ABC’s “This Week” yesterday, Americans’ opinions on same-sex marriage have changed with astonishing rapidity—but
Austin's city council unanimously passed a resolution supporting marriage equality Thursday morning.
Houston's openly gay mayor had previously said Obama's views on gay marriage needed to "evolve" more quickly.
One of the skills that has kept Rick Perry in power is that he has a knack for knowing where his constituency stands on most issues. But his instincts failed him when he comingled states-rights with gay marriage. I'm referring, of course, to Perry's statement to the Family Research Council,