This guide provides information and resources on legal issues of interest to lesbians, gay men, bisexual people, transgender people, queer people, and others. These resources discuss the unique legal challenges confronted by the LGBT community, including housing and workplace discrimination, name and gender marker changes on identification documents, and handling finances and owning property as a couple.
Below you will find references to areas of federal law that relate to LGBT issues. If you find these references difficult to understand, you may want to view the “plain English” resources on this page or speak to an attorney.
Because Texas and federal law may not be easy to understand, below you'll find a collection of resources that help to explain the law in "plain English."
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These organizations are active in promoting legal rights, research, and awareness in Texas.
These organizations are active in promoting legal rights, research, and awareness at the national level.