• February 24, 2021

Tags : same sex marriage

Study: Legalizing Gay Marriage Brings Drop in Teen Suicides

HOUSTON – New research says state laws legalizing same-sex marriage have brought a reduction in suicide attempts among high-school students. The study particularly notes a decline in suicides among gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers in those states, prior to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling upholding gay marriage. Advocates for the Texas LGBT community are hoping […]Read More

A Year Later, Gay Marriage Debate Shifts in Texas

When Collin Acock became engaged to Shane Parsons in New York in August 2014, the Austin couple anticipated returning to New York to marry the next summer. When they realized last year that the U.S. Supreme Court could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide in Obergefell v. Hodges, however, the “incredible possibility of us getting married at home […]Read More

UT/TT Poll: Texans Say Mental Health Top Cause of U.S.

Mental health issues, gun laws, unstable families and media coverage get most of the blame for mass shootings in the U.S. in recent years, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. Voters also attributed either “a great deal” or “a fair amount” of the blame for shootings in the U.S. to the spread […]Read More