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It was never about sports November 5, 2021 at 4:57 pm Stigmatizing and dehumanizing transgender Texans is just the beginning of a long-term plan to roll back the hard-won progress made since Stonewall.
Anti-trans sports ban signed into law October 25, 2021 at 4:51 pm Today, Governor Abbott signed HB 25 into law, despite the powerful testimony of trans kids and adults, families, and advocates, and the many emails and calls to his office asking him to veto this harmful piece of legislation.
Special Session 3 Week 4 Wrap-up: HB 25 passes the House and Senate October 16, 2021 at 10:48 am My heart is broken for trans kids across Texas who have had to watch and listen to prolonged debates about their humanity and right to be included in normal school activities.
Special Session 3 Week 3 Wrap-up: Despite overwhelming opposition, HB 25 was voted out of committee October 8, 2021 at 4:17 pm Nearly 300 Texans turned out to oppose HB 25 compared to barely 50 people who supported the bill (many from outside of Texas). These numbers reflect what we know: the majority of Texans believe discrimination against LGBTQ+ people is wrong.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RALLY IN OPPOSITION OF HB 25 October 6, 2021 at 7:45 am
Special Session 3 Week 2 Wrap-up: 263 days have passed since the first day of the 87th Legislative Session — more than double expected October 1, 2021 at 3:29 pm Commit to advocacy on what will be one of the most important hearing dates in LGBTQ+ rights this year in Texas.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS STATEMENT ON THREE ANTI-TRANSGENDER SPORTS BILLS BEING REFERRED TO HOUSE COMMITTEES September 27, 2021 at 6:35 pm We’re disappointed that we are here for a fourth session defending the humanity of innocent transgender children in Texas. We will do everything in our power to stop these bills from becoming law.
Special Session 3 Week 1 Wrap-up: A relief from the heat, no relief for our kids. September 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm The assault on children’s privacy, dignity, and humanity continues in the third-called special session. SB 3, the same anti-trans sports ban we’ve fought each session this year, has passed through the Texas Senate. 
Special Session 3 Starts Monday: Now is the time to get involved September 17, 2021 at 5:28 pm As school administrators debate whether or not it’s safe to even keep schools open, Governor Abbott wants the Texas legislature to debate whether or not transgender kids deserve to play k-12 sports with their friends. 
Special Session 3, Week 0 Update September 10, 2021 at 5:01 pm Governor Abbott added anti-transgender youth legislation to a third special session set to start September 20th. As one of only five items to be considered over the 30 days, we will have to pull out all the stops yet again to ensure that this legislation doesn’t pass.

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