By Brooke Park, The Texas Tribune For high school senior Gabrielle Izu, Texas’ public school book bans feel personal.
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by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune March 17, 2017 For weeks, it’s been clear that the Texas “bathroom bill” would face a less-than-friendly reception in the Texas House.
Written by Daniel Serna on Mar 17 2017 - 6:15pm
During a March 9 town hall on Senate Bill 6 (SB6) “the bathroom bill” was disrupted by audience members protesting a lack of transgender representation on the panel. If signed into Texas law, the Republican-backed measure will force people to use public restrooms matching their biological gender, rather than the gender they identify with, which would primarily affect the LGBTQ community.
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by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune March 14, 2017 Editor's note: This story was updated on March 15 to reflect that the Senate gave the measure final approval.
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Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. The Trump administration on Wednesday rescinded guidelines issued by former President Obama that directed public schools to accommodate transgender students — a move that will do little to deter conservative leaders in Texas from moving forward with the "bathroom bill" currently in the Legislature.
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by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Dec. 6, 2016 Editor's note: This story was updated with a comment from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's office. With the legislative session just weeks ahead, the Texas business community is digging in its heels in opposition to Texas Republicans’ anti-LGBT proposals, warning they could have dire consequences on the state’s economy.
Written by Randy Bear on Aug 7 2013 - 8:20pm
As several of you probably know, the San Antonio City Council will be considering modifications to city code to provide protection status for sexual orientation, gender identity, and veterans status. The protections will be added to five areas of the code that already provide protections for other classes. Those involve public accommodations, city employment, fair housing, contracts, and boards and commissions.