Skip to main content

TX Legislature

April 29, 2019

Greg Abbott’s voter suppression sideshow

Months after pushing a massive voter purge, Texas Secretary of State nominee David Whitley and Governor Greg Abbott are finally ending their voter suppression scheme (for now). Friday afternoon, news dropped that the state had settled a lawsuit claiming...
April 26, 2019
Texas Voting Lines

Stop the Texas 'Slow Down the Vote' bill

Texas has been long known for being one of the lowest voter turnout states in America , but experienced historic turnout in 2018 . Now, some legislators are backing a bill that would effectively slow turnout again if passed. The "Slow Down the Vote" bill...
April 15, 2019
Queer Texan Rights

Queer lives and the Pursuit of Happiness

I’ll never forget the feeling of walking into a gay bar for the first time with my best friend, Daniel. It was a Tuesday night at Barbarellas, affectionately known as Tuezgayz. I remember that night, not because of the lights or dancing, or cheap vodka...