When Republican lawmakers introduced more than 20 anti-LGBT proposals in the 84th Legislature, they may have unwittingly helped launch the next phase of the state’s gay-rights movement. With all of the proposals defeated and the community galvanized, LGBT advocates are hoping to harness momentum from the session—and they’re looking beyond the U.S. Supreme Court’s imminent ruling on same-sex marriage. The newly launched Texas Wins campaign—a multiyear, multimillion-dollar effort—aims to increase the number of LGBT Texans protected by local nondiscrimination ordinances.
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