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Urgent: All Hands On Deck! July 23, 2017 at 11:42 pm With only 26 days left to stop their discriminatory bathroom bills before the end of special session, Equality Texas is ramping up our statewide organizing efforts like never before—and we need your help.
Texas ‘Bathroom Bills’: Protesters Flood Statehouse Against Bills July 23, 2017 at 9:10 pm At its core, Senate Bill 3 only exists for the sole purpose of demonizing and stigmatizing transgender Texans, says Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith. Watch this report from NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt from Sunday, July 23, 2017.
For Immediate Release: LGBTQ Coalition Speaks Out Against Anti-Transgender Bills on Day of Testimony in Senate Committee July 21, 2017 at 12:06 pm Today, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee hears testimony on the anti-transgender legislation SB3 and SB91.
Phone Bank for Equality! July 20, 2017 at 1:26 pm We need your help to defend equality and fairness in Texas! It may be summer time, but the LGBTQ community is still under attack.
The LAST thing Dan Patrick wants July 20, 2017 at 1:18 pm Late last night Sen. Lois Kolkhorst introduced not one, but TWO anti-transgender “bathroom bills” (SB 91 and SB 3) that seek to effectively ban transgender people from all public gender-segregated facilities—including in schools.
FAQs for SB 3 and SB 91 Committee Hearings July 20, 2017 at 9:56 am The Senate Committee on State Affairs will hear witness testimony on SB 3 and SB 91, also known as anti-trangender "bathroom bills" on Friday, July 21st, starting in the morning in Capitol Extension Room E 1.036
The Equality Texas Family Mourns the Loss of Stephen Rice July 19, 2017 at 11:41 am Stephen Rice passed away over the weekend. He was 46. 
The special session just kicked off!!! July 18, 2017 at 10:30 am That means lawmakers are back at the State Capitol—and they need to hear from you. Now.
This is what we’re up against July 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm Last night while debating in favor of a discriminatory bathroom bill on a Dallas TV station, Rep. Scott Sanford took it too far. It wasn’t enough for him to simply back this dangerous legislation—he wanted to target transgender youth himself.
Take Action: Anti-trans legislation filed ahead of special session July 11, 2017 at 5:10 pm On Tuesday, the Texas legislature will reconvene in Austin for a special legislative session.

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