U.S. District Judge Kenneth Hoyt overturned Houston's attempt to defend the policy that give benefits to the city's LGBT workers' spouses in a federal court. But even though we lost a battle for LGBT workers, the war goes on.
The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance that will allow basic protections for LGBT workers in Houston, Texas, could finally go into effect.
Several things happened in Texas.
While the city of Houston allows partners of gay city employees to receive benefits, the District Judge Lisa Millard has ordered the city to immediately stop these services.
This discrimination makes no sense because the daughter of the mayor of Houston was initially unable to pass her driver license because she has two mothers.