Texas

What life is like for trans youth in Texas after Abbott’s calls to investigate gender-affirming care

Posted on · It’s been eight months since Gov. Greg Abbott directed the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate the families of trans youth for providing gender-affirming care. Since then, some families have left the state. Those that stayed have weathered anxiety and the dizzying back-and-forth of legal battles to determine whether investigations will stop.

Houston Matters

What rising inflation means for Houston’s economy (July 14, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Whether continued inflation could lead to a recession, local activists and officials take on hazardous chemical leaks on Houston's east side, and gay conservatives in Texas search for belonging in a party that's openly hostile to them.