This is hardly a coincidence. The State Affairs Committee of the Texas Senate has scheduled a public hearing for Senate Bill 6, the transgender discrimination bill, on the same day that a parade of prominent anti-LGBT speakers will join Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Attorney General Ken Paxton at a so-called "Pastors' Briefing" at the Texas Capitol. Read More

Speaking at a press conference organized by an extremist anti-LGBT group, a number of Texas legislators today called for passage of bills they said would protect "religious freedom." But those bills really are designed to allow individuals and businesses to use religion to discriminate. We just sent out the following statement:… Read More

The Texas Freedom Network joined with other advocacy groups and policy experts on Thursday to sponsor a briefing at the Texas Capitol targeting anti-LGBT discrimination bills state lawmakers will consider this session. Here's the joint press release we sent out.… Read More

In just the second day of the 2017 Texas legislative session, far-right lawmakers are already demonstrating their contempt for LGBT people and public schools. Read More

We continue our review of the outrageous and offensive things we heard from the right in 2016. Today let's look at the continuing right-wing freak-out over extending equal rights to LGBT people, including the freedom to marry, to be not face discrimination, and even to use public restrooms. You can check out previous posts from the Year in Quotes here.…… Read More

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