Tag Archives: nondiscrimination

American Humanist Association represents Birdville student

Isaiah Smith was suspended after he ripped pages out of his Bible. Smith said the incident began when he was taunted and told he couldn’t be gay and Christian. Continue reading

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LGBT residents address Garland City Council on DART, nondiscrimination

Following the walkout by Garland DART board representative Michael Cheney before a vote on healthcare benefits for same-sex partners at the transit agency, LGBT Garland residents and other area activists attended a Garland city council meeting last night. Continue reading

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AG Greg Abbott to challenge San Antonio nondiscrimination ordinance

Attorney General Greg Abbott told a San Antonio radio station he plans to file a federal lawsuit against the newly passed San Antonio nondiscrimination ordinance. Abbott announced last month he is running for governor. Continue reading

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Dallas United Way chapter gives Boy Scouts Circle Ten Council $350K

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has once again allotted grant money to the Dallas-based Circle Ten Council. Continue reading

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SMU adds transgender protections

Southern Methodist University issued a new statement if nondiscrimination. It reads: SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Continue reading

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Resource Center sends letter to Dallas company about adding LGBT policies

Resource Center Dallas’ CEO Cece Cox sent a letter Friday to Holly Frontier Corporation requesting a meeting with them about adding LGBT protections. Continue reading

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BREAKING: ExxonMobil shareholders again reject LGBT employment protections (with photos)

ExxonMobil, Meyerson Symphony Center, Human Rights Campaign Continue reading

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Keller youth petitions his city to add LGBT protections

GSA president collected more than 2,000 signatures before making a presentation at City Hall DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer KELLER— Isaiah Smith, 16, made a presentation to the Keller City Council on April 17 after collecting the signatures from about … Continue reading

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Measure would ban anti-LGBT discrimination in Houston

Charter amendment could also allow DP benefits for city workers DANIEL WILLIAMS  |  Contributing Writer HOUSTON — Long-brewing plans to place a city-wide non-discrimination policy before Houston voters became public this week. Since December a coalition of organizations and leaders have … Continue reading

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Non-discrimination measure headed toward Houston voters

A coalition of organizations led by the Houston GLBT Political Caucus has announced plans to place a city-wide nondiscrimination charter amendment on the November ballot. The amendment would make it a misdemeanor to deny employment, housing or public accommodation to … Continue reading

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