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Equality Texas Announces New Leadership July 11, 2024 at 2:00 pm After 5 years leading the largest LGBTQIA+ advocacy group in Texas, CEO Ricardo Martinez announced he will be stepping down effective August 12. Martinez will continue to lead in the national movement for LGBTQIA+ equality, stepping into the top leadership role at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), which focuses on legal efforts to secure equality for LGBTQIA+ Americans in the Northeast and across the country.
Paxton Sues Biden (Yes, again), Medicaid Coverage for Trans Care in Crosshairs June 11, 2024 at 10:39 am This morning Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that he is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over a recent update to federal regulations that would require fair treatment of transgender Medicaid recipients.
EQTX & GLAAD Celebrate HD146 Runoff Results May 29, 2024 at 8:20 am This is a victory for all Texans. A clear message to the establishment that Texans won’t tolerate hate against their neighbors.
Texans Speak Out Against Paxton’s Lawsuit, Abbott’s Order April 29, 2024 at 5:04 pm Texans Speak Out Against Paxton’s Lawsuit, Abbott's Order
Queerness in Nature Is All Around Us January 26, 2024 at 1:59 pm Queerness is abundant throughout nature, so rhetoric that seeks to delegitimize the existence of queer, trans, and intersex people by deeming them “unnatural” or “aberrant” is flat-out wrong.
Equality Texas Petitions the UN about Crisis in Texas January 22, 2024 at 7:00 am Equality Texas and a group of other organizations petition the UN about the humans rights crisis for LGBTQIA+ Texans. These anti-LGBTQIA+ laws are a systemic attack on the fundamental rights, dignities, and identities of Texans.
A Q&A with Sophia DeLoretto-Chudy October 27, 2023 at 1:25 pm Silence, censorship, and fear: the effects of anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation in the classroom. A firsthand account from former teacher, Sophia DeLoretto-Chudy.
Equality Texas Announces Emeritus Board Members October 10, 2023 at 4:08 pm In order to complement and further our work across the state, Equality Texas is proud to announce the members of our inaugural Emeritus Board.
All in for Equality Coalition Supports Litigation Against Anti-Trans Legislation July 13, 2023 at 10:00 am In recent years trans Texans have sustained an assault unmatched in the history of our state. This is a human rights crisis. We, the All in for Equality coalition, are committed to pursuing every path to justice and full equality for transgender and LGBQ+ people in this state. We affirm our solidarity with the trans youth in this state who deserve access to clinically effective and medically necessary health care.
Queer Joy is Resistance June 2, 2023 at 5:36 pm Despite the many challenges of the 2023 Texas Legislative session, LGBTQ+ Texans and allies have demonstrated unwavering resilience.

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