Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, queer (lgbtq+) people in Texas face legal and social challenges not faced by other people. Same-sex sexual activity is legal in the state. On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled bans on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional in Obergefell v. Hodges. Texas has a hate crime statute that strengthens penalties for certain crimes motivated by a victim's sexual orientation, although it has never been invoked. Gender identity is not included in the hate crime law. Even though federal law prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, there is no statewide law banning anti-lgbtq+ discrimination. However, some localities in Texas have ordinances that provide a variety of legal protections and benefits to lgbtq+ people.

Despite Texas' history as a socially conservative state, more Texans support same-sex marriage and anti-discrimination laws for lgbtq+ people.


Here is a list of gay-friendly hotels in Texas:

  1. The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel (Gay-Friendly) Located in Fort Worth, this upscale hotel offers stylish rooms and modern amenities. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife and cultural attractions nearby. Check Availability and Prices: link
  2. Aloft Dallas Downtown (Gay-Friendly) Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, this trendy hotel offers a vibrant atmosphere and contemporary rooms. Enjoy the proximity to popular attractions and entertainment venues. Check Availability and Prices: link
  3. Hotel San José (Gay-Friendly) Situated in Austin's trendy South Congress district, this hip hotel features minimalist design and a laid-back atmosphere. Explore the nearby shops, restaurants, and music venues. Check Availability and Prices: link


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