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Special Session 3 Week 2 Wrap-up: 263 days have passed since the first day of the 87th Legislative Session — more than double expected October 1, 2021 at 3:29 pm Commit to advocacy on what will be one of the most important hearing dates in LGBTQ+ rights this year in Texas.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS STATEMENT ON THREE ANTI-TRANSGENDER SPORTS BILLS BEING REFERRED TO HOUSE COMMITTEES September 27, 2021 at 6:35 pm We’re disappointed that we are here for a fourth session defending the humanity of innocent transgender children in Texas. We will do everything in our power to stop these bills from becoming law.
Special Session 3 Week 1 Wrap-up: A relief from the heat, no relief for our kids. September 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm The assault on children’s privacy, dignity, and humanity continues in the third-called special session. SB 3, the same anti-trans sports ban we’ve fought each session this year, has passed through the Texas Senate. 
Special Session 3 Starts Monday: Now is the time to get involved September 17, 2021 at 5:28 pm As school administrators debate whether or not it’s safe to even keep schools open, Governor Abbott wants the Texas legislature to debate whether or not transgender kids deserve to play k-12 sports with their friends. 
Special Session 3, Week 0 Update September 10, 2021 at 5:01 pm Governor Abbott added anti-transgender youth legislation to a third special session set to start September 20th. As one of only five items to be considered over the 30 days, we will have to pull out all the stops yet again to ensure that this legislation doesn’t pass.
Special Session 3 Announced: Anti-Trans Sports Bill Remains a Priority September 7, 2021 at 8:19 pm Governor Abbott announced a third special legislative session and included anti-trans legislation to try to deny trans youth the chance to play sports in his short list of priorities.
Special Session 2 Week 4 Wrap-up: Sine Die, Round 3 September 3, 2021 at 3:40 pm The worst of the legislative session also brings out the best in our communities. This year alone we have killed 20 versions of trans sports ban bills in three separate sessions.
Special Session 2 Week 3 Wrap-up: An all-night fight against discrimination August 27, 2021 at 12:32 pm Standing on the shoulders of giants, our community is a force to be reckoned with. We proved that — YOU proved that — this week.
Special Session 2 Week 2 Wrap-up: Sports Ban Hearing on Tuesday August 20, 2021 at 6:02 pm The Texas House now has a quorum — the minimum number of legislators that have to be present in order for the legislature to do business. Immediately after quorum was met, the House referred the anti-transgender sports ban, SB 2, to committee and set the bill for a hearing in the Public Education committee this Tuesday, August 24.