State Laws and Legislation

Texas Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? No
Texas' non-discrimination law does not explicitly address gender identity discrimination. Sex and disability discrimination are addressed by Texas law, but it is unclear whether these provisions could provide a cause of action for gender identity discrimination. Tex. Lab. Code § 21.051 (2002); Tex. Prop. Code § 301.021 et seq. (2002).

Sexual orientation protected? No
Texas' non-discrimination law does not explicitly address sexual orientation discrimination. Tex. Lab. Code § 21.051 (2002); Tex. Prop. Code § 301.021 et seq. (2002).


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Updated: Thu, March 22, 2007 - 11:00:56