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Equality Texas Statement on decision issued by Judge Lee Rosenthal April 10, 2018 at 2:59 pm The ruling by a federal court in Houston is the latest to acknowledge that Title VII’s prohibition against discrimination on the basis of sex is broad enough to include discrimination based on the employee’s sexual orientation or gender identity. 
Stepping Into the Future: Guest post by John Oeffinger April 5, 2018 at 5:07 pm Texas is home to an estimated 140,000 transgender Texans including an estimated 13,800 youth. Transgender people reside across our state—in urban, rural, and suburban areas, not just in one or two large cities. And experts tell us that many of them experience significant barriers to medical care.
Jessica Zyrie: Love yourself and this one life we have in this world March 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm If I leave any mark on this world, I hope it is to show that you are beautiful just as you are. You deserve to be yourself, without the pressures of society forcing you into who they say you should be. Love yourself and this one life we have in this world.
What a week for equality in Texas March 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm A recap of Equality Texas news & updates for the week ending March 31, 2018
Visibility: guest post by Lily Pando March 31, 2018 at 8:00 am Eventually, I realized that the act of being trans in itself is revolutionary. I realized that I owed it to my past self and to all the other twelve-year olds who might be where I was to be visible and to tell my story. I realized that being trans is the hardest thing a person can do, and I want to make it easier.
People wonder why I would raise a transgender child in Texas, but I couldn’t do it anywhere else March 30, 2018 at 2:30 pm My daughter, Libby, loves her birthday. Starting the day after her birthday, she begins the countdown to her next birthday, drawing up lists of all potential plans for celebrating. This girl loves to celebrate with her friends, and this year we kicked it off with a tea party at the American Girl store with Libby's sister and her very best friends from preschool. And none of them cared in the least that the birthday girl is transgender.
TXTransKids.org Launches as Resource Hub for Transgender Youth March 30, 2018 at 8:00 am A coalition of LGBTQ rights groups announced the launch of TxTransKids.org, an online hub that will serve as a formal support network for K-12 transgender students and their families looking for resources about how to get what they need in school.
Kimberly & Kai Shappley: Then and Now March 29, 2018 at 3:07 pm After she helped defeat the bathroom bill, Kimberly Shappley packed up her family and left Pearland so her daughter could be free to be her authentic self. See how this mama bear is keeping her family safe.
If you attack one Texan, you attack all Texans March 26, 2018 at 7:00 am Equality Texas is recommitting to our vision of a state where all Texans can feel secure in knowing they have full legal and lived equality.  Our new logo makes it clear exactly what we’re working for and for whom.  And we’ve got a message for the enemies of equality: If you attack one Texan, you attack all Texans.  
Trump Approves New Limits on Transgender Troops in the Military March 24, 2018 at 9:34 am Transgender troops who are currently in the United States military may remain in the ranks, the White House said March 23, but the Pentagon could require them to serve according to their gender at birth.