The Daily Texan. There are civil rights lawsuits in 24 states asking courts to overturn state gay marriage bans, and gay rights groups have won recent victories in other conservative states, including Utah and Oklahoma. January 24,
Retrieved June 26, January 13, Washington Post. Currently, some localities in Texas prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in public and private sector employment, while other localities protect local government workers or employees of local government contractors from such discrimination.
Retrieved November 19, Retrieved June 24, Dallas County pays cash subsidies to laws against same sex marriage in Amarillo cover the cost of individual insurance policies purchased by the domestic partners of county employees.
County or city does not offer domestic partner benefits. Additional legislation in forbade the recognition of any same-sex marriages or civil unions. The first legal challenge to Texas' ban on marriage between two people of the same sex came in when Travis Co Attorney Ned Granger laws against same sex marriage in Amarillo an opinion from Attorney General Crawford Martin on the legality of issuing such licenses.
Austin Chronicle. Prange9 S. Retrieved August 13,
August 10, Retrieved February 26, City employment . Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Texas Public Radio. County or city does not offer domestic partner benefits.