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Texas mayor comes out

 photo herbst_zpsl13mayhe.jpgNew Hope, TX has a population of 670 with 640 registered voters. The Collin County town is in one of the most conservative suburban parts of Texas, situated 40 miles northeast of Dallas. Jess Herbst had been elected as an alderman after previously being the road commissioner. When Mayor Johnny Hamm died last year, Herbst was selected to be mayor pro tem.

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Authors decline to be honored by Texas Legislature

Author Rick Riordan was born in San Antonio and graduated from the University of Texas. He is noted as the writer of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series of books for children and young adults. As such Riordan was invited to the Texas Legislature's celebration of authors event.

Mr. Riordan has declined the invitation.

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Dripping Springs, TX: Parents stand behind targetted child

Interesting thing happened at the Dripping Springs ISD board meeting on Monday. A petition with 529 signatures was submitted to the school board in support of a transgender 3rd grader who attends Walnut Springs Elementary School.

The 9-year-old student was born a boy but identifies as a girl. Walnut Springs Elementary is now allowing her to use the girl's bathroom.

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Two school districts in Texas

Marilyn Morrison started the school year at Cannon Elementary School in Grapevine, TX as a girl for the first time. The third-grader will apparently not be finishing the school year there.

The constant bullying has become just too much.

It makes me feel like I'm my old self when I was a boy.

I just can't take it. It's too much for a kid like me.

--Marilyn

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Spirit murder

 photo demarkis-stamsberry-x750_zps83vorvty.jpgDeMarkis Stansberry was a 30-year-old black transgender man residing in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

On Saturday, DeMarkis was fatally shot in the head by Nicholas Matthews, who just turned 24 on Monday.

Matthews was booked by sheriff's deputies for negligent homicide, illegal use of a weapon, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Spirit murder

 photo demarkis-stamsberry-x750_zps83vorvty.jpgDeMarkis Stansberry was a 30-year-old black transgender man residing in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

On Saturday, DeMarkis was fatally shot in the head by Nicholas Matthews, who just turned 24 on Monday.

Matthews was booked by sheriff's deputies for negligent homicide, illegal use of a weapon, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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