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Proposed HUD Rule Change Would Slash Protections for Transgender People July 7, 2020 at 9:30 am The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a proposed rule change that would eliminate the protections for transgender people currently in place under the Equal Access Rule.
Share Your Pride: Meet Kristina Drumheller June 26, 2020 at 11:30 am Kristina Drumheller is a professor of communication at West Texas A&M University, coordinator of Buff Allies, and advisor for the student group WT Spectrum GSA.
Share Your Pride: Meet Roxanne Werner June 25, 2020 at 10:05 am Roxanne Werner serves as the Director of Community Relations for Harris County Clerk’s Office, which is responsible for administering elections for the third largest county in the nation. She is inspired by the LGBTQIA+ community because it's welcoming and affirming, and fights for the rights of a variety of groups.
Share Your Pride: Meet Monse Ruiz June 24, 2020 at 10:41 am Meet Monse Ruiz, who started Murals for Change in Austin with her partner Ala Lee. Together, they reached out to POC artists, wanting to give them a platform to express their sentiments over the protests/BLM movement.
Share Your Pride: Meet Gabe Cazares June 23, 2020 at 10:12 am Gabe Cazares is a proud Texan, a queer, disabled Latin x, and a self-described policy wonk working as Director of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities in the City of Houston.
Remembering Rem’mie and Riah: We must march for Black trans women June 22, 2020 at 4:54 pm The ongoing crisis of transphobic violence needs to be addressed in this country and Texas. As many of us join Black Lives Matter protests, we need to remember that battle cry includes Black trans lives.
Share Your Pride: Meet Elia Chino June 20, 2020 at 10:21 am Elia Chinó has called Houston home for over 34 years. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of FLAS, Inc. – an organization committed to enhancing behavioral health and wellness services for the Latino Community.
Celebrating Juneteenth in Texas: Our History, Our Future June 19, 2020 at 1:08 pm Today, despite how far the fight for equity has come, Juneteenth celebrations demand that we acknowledge how far we still have to go. This acknowledgement should not be limited to states that have officially recognized Juneteenth as a holiday, but should be a national moment for us to reckon with the systemic racism in our country and what we must change.
Share Your Pride: Meet Ali Ramos June 19, 2020 at 9:45 am Ali Ramos is a fierce anti-racist, disability / LGBTQ+ rights advocate in Amarillo.
Home Is Here – Today’s DACA Ruling Is a Good Start June 18, 2020 at 11:05 am Today, the Supreme Court ruled against the challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We celebrate with the 700,000+ Dreamers and encourage individuals to call their representatives and ask them to pass the Dream and Promise Act.