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LGBTQ+ Rights & Gender Identification

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This article provides answers and examples on housing discrimination against a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person. This material is from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
This article provides information on domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender relationships. It is adapted from content created by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
This article discusses advance healthcare planning for the LGBTQ+ community, including advance directives, medical power of attorney, durable power of attorney, and living wills among other options.
This articles discusses LGBTQ+ family law issues, including assistive reproductive technology, adoption, and custody disputes.
This guide provides useful information regarding voting and the LGBTQ+ community. 
This guide explains how to change your name and/or your gender marker in Texas, as well as detail how to update various documents afterwards.