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It’s Time for Cornyn & Cruz to Withdraw Support of Jeff Mateer December 13, 2017 at 7:15 am Equality Texas calls upon Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz to withdraw their support of the nomination of anti-LGBTQ extremist Jeff Mateer as a Federal Judge.   Mateer has referred to transgender children as “evidence of Satan’s plan”.  He asserted that marriage equality would lead to bestiality and other “disgusting” forms of wedlock, and has complained about states which have banned medically-unsupportable and psychologically damaging “conversion therapy.” 
Doing the hard work in 2018 December 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm Educating, motivating, and activating the LGBTQ community and our allies in this next year is required for us to advance a proactive agenda for equal treatment. We have an opportunity to reaffirm our collective purpose to create a state that reflects our values and priorities.
#TransTuesday: Masterpiece is not about cake December 5, 2017 at 3:02 pm This #TransTuesday Rachel Gonzales, EQTX Education and Resource Coordinator, shares her concerns about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
Equality Texas Names Longtime Civil Rights Activist Rebecca Robertson as Chief Programs Officer December 5, 2017 at 2:16 pm Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, today announced Rebecca Robertson has joined the leadership team at Equality Texas as Chief Programs Officer.
U.S. Supreme Court hears a discrimination case that takes the cake December 5, 2017 at 8:21 am The United States Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a landmark civil rights case that will determine whether businesses can discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer citizens because of who they are. Op-ed from Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith published by TribTalk at the Texas Tribune
EQTX Statement on Turner v Pidgeon December 4, 2017 at 10:11 pm Comments from Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith on the US Supreme's Court not taking up an appeal from the City of Houston in the Turner v Pidgeon case.
World AIDS Day 2017 December 1, 2017 at 11:14 am On World AIDS Day 2017, Equality Texas is sharing an editorial piece from Dr. Jose Luna, Jr., CEO of El Paso’s San Vicente Family Health Center and a member of the El Paso Times editorial board’s community advisory board. As a top 10 state for new HIV diagnosis, Texas must be a part of the equation for getting to zero. Routine HIV screening is a big part of that blueprint for success.
#TransTuesday: The Texas TransVisible Project Goes to SXSW 2018! November 28, 2017 at 12:35 pm Today's #TransTuesday blog post features our upcoming TransVisible Project panel at the 2018 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference.
#GivingTuesday – A great time for giving November 28, 2017 at 8:51 am Today is Giving Tuesday: a global day of giving fueled by people like you! A day to show your support for LGBTQ people and their families to have full equality in the hearts and minds of our fellow Texans and in all areas of the law.
Grateful November 23, 2017 at 10:00 am On this Thanksgiving, we have a long list of things for which to be thankful.