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John Lawrence

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    The Fight For Pride Week (Part 4)

    Part four in a series for Houston Pride Week. Once formed, "The Caucus" as the Houston LGBT Political Caucus became known quickly organized a series of actions that would see the political power of the LGBT community expand exponentially. By the end of the decade, even straight candidates would see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    John Lawrence, Who Got the Anti-Sodomy Law Tossed Out, Dies

    The man who got the Supreme Court to toss out Texas's anti-sodomy law died last month, and the news came out over the holidays. In a way it's not surprising that John Lawrence's death flew under the radar -- the man who helped grab headlines and shattered old laws about gays was a determinedly priv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Five Great Moments In Houston's Gay History

    Gays, lesbians, transgenders, bisexuals, transsexuals and their friends will be marching in the 2009 Houston Pride parade Saturday night (this year's theme is "Out for Justice").To add to the festivities, we thought we'd recap some of the highlights of Houston's GLBT history. 1958: Ray Hill came ou ... More >>

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Court Ruling Best Court Ruling

    The Supreme Court's sodomy decision

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    Back Door to History

    Thank J.R. Quinn for the gay celebrations

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Judges

    14th Court of Appeals Chief Justice Paul Murphy and Justice John Anderson

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Suck-Up Time

    Court on a hot tin roof

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