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#TransTuesday: Late Nights at the Capitol May 23, 2017 at 9:41 am On a Sunday night mid-May, a night when most parents would be home finishing up homework and getting kids ready for one of their final weeks of school, mama bears from across the state went to the Texas Capitol to defend their transgender children.
The Equality Texas Family Mourns the Loss of Equality Champion Kristen Michele Capps May 23, 2017 at 9:35 am Our beloved friend Kristen Michele Capps passed away on May 19, 2017.
TAKE ACTION: Urge Gov. Abbott to Veto Discrimination May 22, 2017 at 6:05 pm The Texas legislature voted to advance two bills that discriminate against LGBTQ Texans. No amount of discrimination is acceptable. Send a message to Governor Greg Abbott and tell him to VETO SB 2078 and HB 3859.
Statement from Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith Regarding SB 2078 and HB 3859 May 21, 2017 at 9:53 pm Tonight, the state of Texas voted to advance two bills that discriminate against LGBTQ Texans.
URGENT! “Bathroom bill” amendment this Sunday targeting children. ACT NOW! May 21, 2017 at 8:08 am The Capitol is buzzing with word that a bathroom amendment targeting transgender schoolchildren will be added to SB 2078 on Sunday, May 21st. Targeting innocent children for political gain is shameful and abhorrent. Send a message to your State Representative now and tell them to oppose any floor amendments to SB 2078 that would target transgender children.
ACTION ALERT: Anti-LGBTQ child welfare bill – HB 3859 – faces Sunday Senate vote May 18, 2017 at 6:51 pm HB 3859, the bill relating to religious refusals by taxpayer-funded foster care agencies, is expected on the Senate floor on Sunday.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith Responds to Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s Threats to Texas Lawmakers May 17, 2017 at 6:21 pm Being transgender in Texas is hard enough without having to face public threats from the lt. governor.
#TransTuesday: Lou Weaver’s Birthday May 16, 2017 at 9:35 am Today's #TransTuesday like and share blog post is a video for Lou Weaver's Birthday! Happy Birthday, Lou!
Are you looking for a meaningful Mother’s Day gift? May 12, 2017 at 5:45 pm This year, honor your mother, or your LGBTQ affirming family, by supporting Equality Texas.
Three Weeks to OPPOSE Discrimination May 12, 2017 at 4:57 pm The legislative team at Equality Texas has been hard at work this week! Here are a few highlights of what happened this week at the Texas Capitol and an urgent request for immediate action.

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