Upon her return to Wharton, Nikki's in-laws prevented her from seeing her stepchildren. Nikki is still active in the fight for equality. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Ina state appeals court ruling by the 13th Texas Court of Appeals sent the case of Araguz back to the Wharton County judge who originally voided the marriage because Texas did not recognize same-sex marriage. Submit Register Login To post a comment please register or login. Congratulations on being brave enough to lead by example!
Despite those fears, Jeffries sat down with the Cambridge Times and opened up about a personal battle with gender identity decades in the making.
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Thomas served Wharton as a volunteer firefighter, and after marrying Nikki, became a Sheriff's Deputy and completed courses required for paid firefighters. Nikki is still active in the fight for equality. Congratulations on being brave enough to lead by example! Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. It was not any kind of paranoia driving those fears, however. Nikki now lives in Houston and as of was remarried to William Loyd, and with him runs an Art Gallery.
Nikki's widow's benefits are being withheld during litigation until a final outcome, which could be lengthy. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nikki Araguz. Thomas Araguz died in the line of duty, and Nikki Araguz Loyd has been fighting to claim his death benefits ever since. This article possibly contains original research. Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, and Friday, an appeals court ordered the judge to reverse his ruling.