LGBTQ Rights

back to archive
Katy ISD filter blocks LGBTQ+ websites

Katy ISD filter blocks LGBTQ+ websites

Students in Katy Independent School District have asked the school district to unblock several LGBTQ websites and organizations under the district's internet filters.  After several public complaints and a student petition with over 1,300 supporters, the district...

Texas House passes anti-trans sports bill

Texas House passes anti-trans sports bill

The Republican-led Texas House voted Wednesday evening to advance House Bill 25, legislation that would ban trans youth from playing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity. The bill passed 76-54 after several hours of amendments and heated debate on the...

Texas House committee advances anti-trans sports bill

Texas House committee advances anti-trans sports bill

The House Committee on Constitutional Rights & Remedies voted Wednesday evening to advance House Bill 25, legislation that would ban trans youth from playing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity. If passed, a student’s official birth certificate...

A brief history of Pride in Texas

A brief history of Pride in Texas

Though many cities and municipalities in Texas celebrate Pride later in the year (and congratulations to Abilene on announcing they will be holding their first Pride event in September), we thought we could take the time now to look back at some of the most important...