Texas Republicans have been targeting transgender folks in the Lone Star State for years, especially since 2015 when the U.S.

Supreme Court handed down the Obergefell ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. It’s like, since they lost on marriage, the right-wingers decided to target the most vulnerable in our community.

Well, this weekend, as the Texas GOP holds its state convention in Houston, it is the transphobes who are being targeted … Icon Billy Porter is joining with Strands for Trans — a movement started in 2017 by Barba Grooming Salon in NYC to create trans-friendly barbershops and hair salons across the country — to “hyper-target” Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott at the convention (which started today, Friday, June 17, at Houston’s George R.