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Urgent: Make Them Feel Surrounded! August 8, 2018 at 8:04 pm While Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn are home for the August recess, they need to hear constantly from the LGBTQ community and its allies about our opposition to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime appointment on the U.S. Supreme Court!
Equality Texas Urges Members to Queer the Vote, Y’all! August 6, 2018 at 7:10 pm The importance of the upcoming November 6, 2018 general election cannot be overstated! So much is at stake - on a federal, state, and local level. We must come together and fight for the state we want. This fall is the time to act with our votes. We cannot sit this out!
URGENT: The Plan to Stop Kavanaugh July 31, 2018 at 9:55 am Today, Equality Texas joins state and national leaders in the LGBTQ equality movement in announcing our opposition to the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Doing right by trans victims – by Monica Roberts June 15, 2018 at 2:20 pm With violence increasingly being aimed at the transgender community, it is imperative that our police forces are aware that transgender citizens are one of the citizen groups that they protect and serve. It’s also imperative that police departments do so in a culturally competent manner.
I grieve for the trans family, and for my family – Rachel Gonzales May 24, 2018 at 8:30 am When people ask me about our family’s transition, I always share that I never mourned the loss of a son, because I never had a son. But I did grieve—and continue to grieve—the loss of a certain kind of privilege. The loss of my sense of safety. The loss of my peace of mind because of the exponentially higher chance that my sweet, kind, innocent, playful little girl could one day be victimized simply for being who she is. The loss of feeling insulated from people so deeply bigoted and hateful that they would kill a person—any person—because they are living the life they were born to live.
Pride Started as a Protest May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm Pride season is officially underway in Texas, as LGBTQ people across the Lone Star State join with their neighbors in big cities and small towns in joyous, colorful, raucous celebrations. But Pride is more than a party. It’s also a reminder of how far we’ve come and the work we still have to do.
Celebrate our birthdays and double your gift May 11, 2018 at 11:00 am Help us celebrate our birthdays by making a gift to Equality Texas Foundation. When you do, your gift will be matched by a generous foundation and will go twice as far!
New Report Shows Epidemic of Violence Against LGBTQ Texans April 11, 2018 at 7:01 pm Equality Texas Fighting on the Front Lines with the Houston Police Department & Montrose Center to Protect LBGTQ Victims of Hate Crimes During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
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.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Has a New Look, but Our Commitment to Take on the Enemies of Equality & Stop LGBTQ Discrimination Is Unwavering March 26, 2018 at 1:11 pm Austin, Texas – March 26, 2018 – Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, today unveiled a new logo, a new look and a new effort to combat inequality. Equality Texas is recommitting to our vision of a state where all Texans have full legal and lived equality. And we’ve got a message for the enemies of equality: If you attack one Texan, you attack all Texans.