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Equality Texas and the Dangers of 'Good Enough'
Sarah Davis endorsement falls short on promoting LGBT equality
"...It's perhaps as clear a sign as anything that Texas still has a long way to go towards LGBT..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

CEO Chuck Smith Leaves Equality Texas
Samantha Smoot tapped for interim executive director position
"...Equality Texas, a statewide political advocacy organization for LGBTQ rights,..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Equality Texas Promotes LGBTQ Friendly Legislation
Report finds “stark gap” between acceptance and lack of protections
"...In a new report released Wednesday, Feb. 27, Equality Texas – a statewide political advocacy organization for queer..."

Feb. 27, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

Marriage Equality Suffers Blow
Texas Supreme Court sends same-sex marriage benefits case back to Harris County
"...The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday, June 30, that same-sex marriages..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

LGBTQ Caucus' Queer Priorities at the Texas Capitol
House's recently formed caucus announces top causes for 2019
"...The Texas House of Representatives’ recently formed LGBTQ Caucus isn’t losing..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Easy As 1323: Texas House Takes on Bullying
HB 1323 seeks to stop the madness
"...Ever vigilant Equality Texas breaks it down for us and encourages us..."

April 24, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Ash Bell

Calling All Queer-Supportive Nonprofits: Texas Pride Impact Funds Wants You!
TPIF support those supporting LGBTQ folks
"...The Texas Pride Impact Funds is now accepting proposals for their..."

April 12, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Alex Puente

Marriage Equality Comes to Texas
But is it here to stay?
"...By now, they're nearly household names in Texas, identified by supporters on the street for their historic..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Equality March Hopes to Unify and Empower
Texas queers march on the Capitol Sunday to Demand Equal Rights
"...active in our communities and continue the fight for equality. Just as the international Women’s March on Jan. 21..."

June 10, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

Equality Forward Summit 2013
April 6, 2013. 19 photos.
"...The Equality Forward Summit, statewide LGBT Democratic convention hosted by the..."

April 8, 2013 Photo Gallery

Travis County Celebrates Marriage Equality
Clerk issues 313 marriage licenses by close of business
"...two children, their love is now legally recognized by Texas – a state notoriously hostile to gay rights...."

June 26, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Post-Marriage Equality Fight
Same-sex couples mount fight to ensure accurate birth, death certficiates
"...As it stands, birth certificate forms in Texas only have two spaces for parents' names – one..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

UPDATED: Travis County Allows First Texas Gay Marriage
Travis County clerk issues marriage license to gay couple this morning
"...and was granted a temporary emergency stay by the Texas Supreme Court to halt gay marriages in Travis County..."

Feb. 19, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Marriage Equality Good for Economy
Same-sex marriage would add $181 million to state, local economy
"...Is legalizing same-sex marriage in Texas not only equity, but good fiscal sense? A new..."

July 23, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Then There's This: Redemption, Texas
Theatre en Bloc Brings one gay rights activist's fight to the stage
"...More than a decade after the Texas Leg­islature passed the historic James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Texas Republicans, Defiant as Always
Why the GOP isn't listening to you: They don't have to
"...or on the Supreme Court of the United States, Texas Republican leaders are defiantly deaf to you...."

July 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Texas LGBT Stories
One step back and two steps forward
"...Even in a state as red as Texas, the national trend toward LGBT equality gained momentum. Social..."

Jan. 6, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

Anti-LGBTQ Bills Advancing in the Texas Lege
A call to queer Austinites: Your voice is needed at the Capitol
"...The Texas Legislature, with a month left before closing day on..."

April 24, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Health Care Equality
Obamacare and the LGBTQ community
"...While Texas is still stubbornly defending its same-sex marriage ban, under..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Why Pride Marches in India Matter in Texas
Pride parades recently swept the subcontinent, and we should care.
"...inspection, our situations are similar both in India and Texas...."

Nov. 26, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Austin's Queer Dance Freakout Returns for the Texas Primaries
Why we want Cruz out and how to make your perfect protest sign
"...are taking the fight and the glitter to the Texas Capitol Saturday evening...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Texas Changes Birth, Death Certificate Policy for Same-Sex Couples
State begins issuing death certificates to same-sex couples
"...Under court pressure, the state of Texas has issued new birth and death certificate policy guidelines..."

Aug. 13, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Local Advocates Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas
A handful of Texas counties continue to resist SCOTUS
"...recent historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling, some counties across Texas haven’t been as eager or willing to do the..."

July 8, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Military Forces Back Down on Same-sex Benefits
Finally - federal benefits for all
"...As of late last night, the Texas National Guard will finally begin processing benefits for same..."

Nov. 27, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Stand with Wendy: Poster to Benefit the Texas Democratic Party
Nakatomi's Tim Doyle prints a powerful portrait of Sen. Wendy Davis
"...poster, has turned his formidable skills to stand with Texas women...."

July 2, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Texas 22
On this first convention day, Steve joins the history-making number of GLBT delegates and proudly counts himself amongst the TX22.
"...in GLBT delegates from the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Texas alone boasted 22 GLBT identified delegates during today's caucus..."

Aug. 26, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Steve Rivas

University of Texas Students Stage Walkout
Student protest: “No KKK; no fascist USA; no Trump!”
"...Roughly 400 University of Texas students walked out of class on Friday, Jan. 20,..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Human Rights Campaign Calls Texas a "High Priority" for LGBTQ Equality
A long way to go, but public opinion trends toward legislative action
"...upon us and, according to the Human Rights Campaign, Texas still has a long way to go when it..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

5th Circuit Considers Marriage Equality
Judges question state's argument that marriage is for procreation
"...marriage is tantamount to an irresponsible "social experiment," argued Texas Solic­itor General Jonathan Mitchell, echoing the state's continuing defense..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Marriage Equality Rights on Trial
Texas' Supreme Court should issue a ruling by June
"...The Texas Supreme Court heard arguments last Wednesday on the legality..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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