While in April, we wondered if Houston would allow the protection of LGBT people, opponents of the equal benefits ordinance had submitted a petition to send the issue to a vote before it is subsequently rejected by a court for fraud. Then the Supreme Court of Texas, seized by the same opponents, asked the municipality of Houston to repeal the ordinance or to submit it to a vote. Well, finally the matter will be submitted to vote in November.
Since the beginning of the year, a battle about the transgenders rights to use public toilets for men and women as they please in the city of Houston oppose the mayor and a group of Christian pastors.
The attempt by a religious group to get a vote on the equality law in Houston was dismissed after the discovery of signatures collected fraudulently.