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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS RELEASES STATEMENT ON GOV. ABBOTT SIGNING OF ANTI-TRANSGENDER HB 25 October 25, 2021 at 4:25 pm We are devastated at the passage of HB25. It’s been a long and brutal fight, but we will not stop fighting to protect our community and secure the nondiscrimination protections we need so that all young people can thrive and live out their fullest potential.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF ANTI-TRANSGENDER SPORTS BAN, HB 25, TARGETING INNOCENT CHILDREN October 17, 2021 at 5:37 pm It’s been a long and brutal fight, but we will not stop fighting to protect our community and secure the nondiscrimination protections we need so that all young people can thrive and live out their fullest potential.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF HB 25 October 14, 2021 at 11:14 pm HB 25 singles out transgender children and permanently prohibits them from the foundational opportunities that sports provide children. As the legislative process continues, and HB 25 moves to the Texas Senate, we will not stop fighting to protect transgender children.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS RELEASES STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF HB 25 BY THE HOUSE CALENDARS COMMITTEE October 13, 2021 at 11:59 am The Texas Legislature’s unrelenting assault on transgender children continued today as the House Calendars Committee voted to move HB 25 to the full House without deliberation. The only word to describe this move is cruel.
Special Session 3 Week 3 Wrap-up: Despite overwhelming opposition, HB 25 was voted out of committee October 8, 2021 at 4:17 pm Nearly 300 Texans turned out to oppose HB 25 compared to barely 50 people who supported the bill (many from outside of Texas). These numbers reflect what we know: the majority of Texans believe discrimination against LGBTQ+ people is wrong.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS RELEASES STATEMENT ON HOUSE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF HB 25 October 7, 2021 at 11:50 am 291 Texans registered their opposition to HB 25 while only 55 registered support. These numbers reflect what we know — the majority of Texans believe discrimination against LGBTQ+ people is wrong.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RALLY IN OPPOSITION OF HB 25 October 6, 2021 at 7:45 am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS REACTS TO THE SCHEDULING OF ANTI-TRANSGENDER SPORTS BILL HB 25 HEARING October 5, 2021 at 10:55 am For months, we have been ringing the alarm about the unequivocal harm that filing, hearing, and debating anti-trans bills has had on our community. These are real kids and real lives and should not continue to be treated as political fodder, session after session.
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 AND THE TRANSGENDER EDUCATION NETWORK OF TEXAS TO LEAD DEMONSTRATION AGAINST HB 10, HB 25, AND SB 3. September 29, 2021 at 4:50 pm Equality Texas, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, ACLU of Texas, Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal and the Texas Freedom Network will host a demonstration in protest of anti-transgender bills HB 10, HB 25 and SB 3 outside of the House Chambers.

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