From The Root:
A gay Texas judge is refusing to conduct marriage ceremonies for straight couples, according to the Daily News. The judge, Tonya Parker, who is an African-American lesbian, said that she will not officiate any straight-couple marriages until gays and lesbians have the same rights in her state. Same-sex marriage is not legal in Texas.
"I do not perform them because it is not an equal application of the law. Period," she said, according to the Dallas Voice. Read more »