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How Will the Religious Belief Bill Affect Members of the LGBT Community?

How Will the Religious Belief Bill Affect Members of the LGBT Community?

July 7, 2019

In April of this year, Texas passed a religious belief bill that allows state-licensed workers to deny services to people based on “sincerely held religious beliefs.” The law protects workers such as doctors, teachers and counselors. This law essentially allows licensed professionals to deny service to anyone, based on their religious beliefs. The law doesn’t…

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Can LGBTQ+ Couples Complete a Pre-Nuptial Agreement in Texas?

Can LGBTQ+ Couples Complete a Pre-Nuptial Agreement in Texas?

March 7, 2019

If you and your LGBTQ+ partner are considering getting married, you may want to consider a pre-nuptial agreement. This is especially true if either of you has significant debts or assets. Once you get married, there’s no way to protect yourselves in the marriage. In the event of divorce, your assets and debts will be…

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What Are Some of the Major Issues Facing Transgender People in Houston?

What Are Some of the Major Issues Facing Transgender People in Houston?

March 4, 2019

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have worked hard to protect the legal rights of transgender people. In recent years, we have seen greater mainstream acceptance of transgender individuals. However, the law is still far behind when it comes to protecting the rights of transgender men and women. Some of the issues that LGBTQ+ people still…

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Is Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Legal in Texas?

Is Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Legal in Texas?

March 1, 2019

Texas didn’t legalize gay marriage until June of 2017. It took years for members of the LGBTQ+ community to be allowed to marry. When the law passed legalizing marriage, a lot of people thought Texas would continue to offer additional legal protections to LGBTQ+ people. This was not the case. LGBTQ+ individuals have faced discrimination…

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