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SB 3 July 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm
This is what we’re up against July 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm Last night while debating in favor of a discriminatory bathroom bill on a Dallas TV station, Rep. Scott Sanford took it too far. It wasn’t enough for him to simply back this dangerous legislation—he wanted to target transgender youth himself.
HB 0046 July 10, 2017 at 6:07 pm
What to expect during special session July 6, 2017 at 6:03 pm With the special legislative session less than 2 weeks away we, at Equality Texas, want to make sure you are fully prepared and know what to expect.
Grammy Winning Singer and Pastor Billy Dorsey Releases “Pulse” Music Video June 12, 2017 at 12:14 pm Billy Dorsey, a grammy winning singer and pastor wrote and released a new song in memory of the victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre.
#TransTuesday: Late Nights at the Capitol May 23, 2017 at 9:41 am On a Sunday night mid-May, a night when most parents would be home finishing up homework and getting kids ready for one of their final weeks of school, mama bears from across the state went to the Texas Capitol to defend their transgender children.
TAKE ACTION: Urge Gov. Abbott to Veto Discrimination May 22, 2017 at 6:05 pm The Texas legislature voted to advance two bills that discriminate against LGBTQ Texans. No amount of discrimination is acceptable. Send a message to Governor Greg Abbott and tell him to VETO SB 2078 and HB 3859.
Statement from Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith Regarding SB 2078 and HB 3859 May 21, 2017 at 9:53 pm Tonight, the state of Texas voted to advance two bills that discriminate against LGBTQ Texans.
URGENT! “Bathroom bill” amendment this Sunday targeting children. ACT NOW! May 21, 2017 at 8:08 am The Capitol is buzzing with word that a bathroom amendment targeting transgender schoolchildren will be added to SB 2078 on Sunday, May 21st. Targeting innocent children for political gain is shameful and abhorrent. Send a message to your State Representative now and tell them to oppose any floor amendments to SB 2078 that would target transgender children.
2 Floor Votes Today! Immediate Action Needed! May 9, 2017 at 11:13 am There are two anti-LGBTQ bills that are being considered in the Texas Legislature today that need your immediate direct action.