Author Archives: The Texas Tribune

After Penalizing Gay Teacher, Mansfield (Texas) ISD Awards Her $100,000, Plans Training on LGBTQ Issues

After Penalizing Gay Teacher, Mansfield (Texas) ISD Awards Her $100,000, Plans Training on LGBTQ Issues

As part of the settlement, the school district agreed to provide mandatory training to human resources and counseling staff on LGBTQ issues in schools, and to require its board of trustees to vote on whether to add protections for sexual orientation into its policies. By Naomi Andu, The Texas Tribune Arlington art teacher Stacy Bailey

Beto O’Rourke Releases Plan for LGBTQ Equality, Aiming to Overturn Trump Policies

“We must ensure all Americans are treated equally no matter who they are or who they love,” the Democratic presidential candidate says in offering his sixth major policy proposal. By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned

Gina Ortiz Jones Running Again to Unseat Texas U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, launched her long-anticipated 2020

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