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State Rep. files bill to deny marriage licenses to Texas same-sex couples

State Rep. files bill to deny marriage licenses to Texas same-sex couples

Updated Jan.8,2015, 7:20 p.m. Perhaps anticipating that marriage equality could soon be a reality in Texas, a member of the state House of Representatives has submitted a bill that would deny the funding and issuing of marriage licenses for same sex couples. State Rep. Cecil Bell Jr., a Republican from Magnolia, Texas is the author

Depositions on hold in AT&T NDO case

The deposing of witnesses in the nondiscrimination case of a transgender man who says he was unjustly fired from AT&T has been put on hold after the Fourth Court of Appeals issued a stay on December 11. On November 5, Bexar County District Judge David Canales granted Matthew Hileman’s request to put three AT&T employees

Applicants line up to replace Bernal on City Council

Fourteen District 1 residents have filed applications to fill the City Council vacancy created when Diego Bernal stepped down to run for Mike Villarreal’s seat in the State Legislature. LGBT constituents in District 1 have a particular interest in who is chosen given that the district has the largest number of “gayborhoods” in the city.

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