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Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of Transgender Day of Remembrance November 20, 2018 at 11:43 am Twenty years ago transgender activist Gwendolyn Ann Smith organized an event to memorialize the unsolved murder of Rita Hester, a transgender woman from Allston, Massachusetts. This event has become an annual observance to remember the names of transgender and nonbinary people we have lost.
Equality Texas Welcomes Three New Team Members to Stop LGBTQ Discrimination November 14, 2018 at 10:21 am Equality Texas welcomes three new team members who are committing to our vision of a state where all Texans have full legal and lived equality.
Open Enrollment is Here! November 10, 2018 at 8:10 am The time is here for you to join the millions of Americans who receive health care coverage through HealthCare.Gov.
ELECTION RECAP: EQUALITY IS A WINNING MESSAGE November 7, 2018 at 12:51 pm Make no mistake. The political map changed in Texas last night. Candidates up and down the ballot who ran on pro-equality messages had unprecedented success, and openly LGBTQ candidates across the state made history.
Statement from Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas November 6, 2018 at 11:49 pm The political map is changing in Texas tonight
Equality Texas Statement on Federal Lawsuit Filed by Transgender Woman November 6, 2018 at 6:16 pm Equality Texas is alarmed to learn that a transgender woman, Valerie Jackson, was allegedly forced to show her genitals to officers at the Dallas County jail. This action by jailers is contrary to the requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and the Dallas County jail’s own policy.
Your Election Day Toolkit – Queer the Vote, Y’all! November 6, 2018 at 8:42 am Happy Election Day! With so much on the line in these midterms, we need every equality voter to show up and cast your vote. Our community is counting on us!  Just to make it easy, here's everything you need to get out and vote today!
URGENT ALERT: Aggressive Legal Assault on LGBTQ Rights October 29, 2018 at 2:49 pm The proponents of religious refusal laws are on the offensive in Texas. As you may have heard, a group of extremists known for aggressive anti-LGBTQ advocacy filed three lawsuits in a matter of hours earlier this month seeking to undermine existing civil rights protections and twist the First Amendment into a new constitutional right to discriminate.  This alarming development makes your vote for pro-equality candidates all the more critical.
EQTX Statement on Trump Administration’s Anti-Transgender Crusade October 22, 2018 at 4:57 pm ‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration. Read Equality Texas' Statement.
LGBTQ Day of Action this Saturday! October 22, 2018 at 8:35 am Early voting is officially underway in Texas, and in these challenging times, we must send a message to politicians of both parties that equality IS a Texas value. So we're teaming up with HRC and other equality advocates across the state to turn out together for equality--and for each other.

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