If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, or would like to stop cookies being stored on your device in the future, you can find out more and adjust your preferences here. Hate Crimes Act which strengthened penalties for certain crimes motivated by a victim's race, color, disability, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, gender, or sexual preference. Retrieved May 16, Sexual orientation in public employment. Retrieved 11 April Retrieved July 3, Tex, April 4,
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Despite Outsized Risks, Transgender Texans Aren't Protected By The State's Hate Crime Law
Has Your State Banned Sodomy? The county was unable to add the domestic partners to the group plan because the two other counties participating in the plan, Denton and Tarrantopposed it. Supreme Court in declared sodomy laws unconstitutional in Lawrence v. Journal of Nursing Education. Retrieved February 26, Texas state law also does not protect persons from insurance discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Archived from the original on July 16, In a landmark rulinga federal court judge in Texas issued an opinion holding—unequivocally—that Title VII protects transgender individuals from discrimination based on their gender identity. On June 26,the United States legalized same-sex marriage nationwide due to the U. Retrieved December 5, There is no statewide law banning anti-LGBT discrimination. El Paso ISD has similar protections, worded as "gender stereotyping and perceived sexuality. Bush incited other recent cases as shaping the final decision.