If You’re Getting Blase About Marriage Equality…

By: Friday May 17, 2013 3:13 pm

…here are a few reminders of how horrific life can be when you and your spouse are considered legal strangers.  Both stories happen to be from Texas, but they could just as easily be from Michigan, Montana, Florida or any of the 30 states with no relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples. From McKinney, Texas, [...]

A majority of Texas voters support relationship recognition for gay and lesbian couples

By: Friday February 19, 2010 3:00 pm

In 2005, 76% of Texas voters amended their state constitution to define marriage as a special right for heterosexuals, and to make the creation or recognition of any parallel relationship recognition system (and perhaps even heterosexual marriage) unconstitutional: Art. 1 Sec. 32.  MARRIAGE. (a) Marriage in this state shall consist only of the union of [...]

Annise Parker wins Houston mayoral race

By: Saturday December 12, 2009 11:35 pm

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund is calling it for Parker.  Congratulations mayor-elect Parker! Houston voters tonight have chosen an out lesbian as their next mayor, making the city the largest in the U.S. to elect an openly LGBT chief executive. Annise Parker, who was endorsed by the Victory Fund, won her runoff election against [...]

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