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In 1997, Texas banned the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Additional legislation in 2003 forbade the recognition of any same-sex marriages or civil unions.
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.
Approximately 86% of Texas' workforce, however, is not covered by these laws." In response to a national 2010 survey, 79% Texans felt that these people were experiencing harassment or mistreatment at work, and 45% reported that they were not hired, 26% reported that they were fired, and 22% reported being denied a promotion because of their gender identity or expression.
Governor Greg Abbott had made it a priority to pass the legislation.
The following universities have non-discrimination statements for sexual orientation for on-campus housing: Texas A&M College Station, University of Texas at Dallas, University of North Texas (all campuses), Southern Methodist University, University of Texas El Paso, Sam Houston State University, Texas A&M International University, Texas A&M Galveston, Texas Tech University, Angelo State University, Southwestern University, Texas Women's University, Texas A&M University Kingsville, Texas A&M University Texarkana and Tarleton University.
The following universities have non-discrimination statements for roommate selection/roommate requests based on sexual orientation: Texas A&M University- Commerce, University of Texas- San Antonio, Texas State University, Georgetown University, Rice University, Lamar University and University of Texas-Tyler Approximately 429,000 LGBT workers in Texas are vulnerable to employment discrimination absent explicit statewide legal protections, according to a new report co-authored by Christy Mallory, Senior Counsel, and Brad Sears, Executive Director at the UCLA School of Law's Williams Institute.
In April 2013, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, in response to a legislator's request, provided his legal opinion that the Texas Constitution prohibits a political subdivision of the state from providing benefits based on a status like "domestic partnership" because it is "similar to marriage".
Texas state law also does not protect persons from insurance discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.