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Equality Texas Announces New Leadership July 11, 2024 at 2:00 pm After 5 years leading the largest LGBTQIA+ advocacy group in Texas, CEO Ricardo Martinez announced he will be stepping down effective August 12. Martinez will continue to lead in the national movement for LGBTQIA+ equality, stepping into the top leadership role at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), which focuses on legal efforts to secure equality for LGBTQIA+ Americans in the Northeast and across the country.
Paxton Sues Biden (Yes, again), Medicaid Coverage for Trans Care in Crosshairs June 11, 2024 at 10:39 am This morning Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that he is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over a recent update to federal regulations that would require fair treatment of transgender Medicaid recipients.
EQTX & GLAAD Celebrate HD146 Runoff Results May 29, 2024 at 8:20 am This is a victory for all Texans. A clear message to the establishment that Texans won’t tolerate hate against their neighbors.
Texans Speak Out Against Paxton’s Lawsuit, Abbott’s Order April 29, 2024 at 5:04 pm Texans Speak Out Against Paxton’s Lawsuit, Abbott's Order
Equality Texas Petitions the UN about Crisis in Texas January 22, 2024 at 7:00 am Equality Texas and a group of other organizations petition the UN about the humans rights crisis for LGBTQIA+ Texans. These anti-LGBTQIA+ laws are a systemic attack on the fundamental rights, dignities, and identities of Texans.
All in for Equality Coalition Supports Litigation Against Anti-Trans Legislation July 13, 2023 at 10:00 am In recent years trans Texans have sustained an assault unmatched in the history of our state. This is a human rights crisis. We, the All in for Equality coalition, are committed to pursuing every path to justice and full equality for transgender and LGBQ+ people in this state. We affirm our solidarity with the trans youth in this state who deserve access to clinically effective and medically necessary health care.
SB 12: Still Bad For Texans May 18, 2023 at 9:18 pm This bill started as a drag ban, and at its core, it has always been an attack on LGBTQIA+ Texans.
Liberty Must Include LGBTQ+ Texans February 16, 2023 at 8:20 pm If the governor wants Texas to be a beacon of liberty, why does it look like he favors censorship?
All in for Equality Coalition Defiant in the Face of Record Number of Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills January 10, 2023 at 8:13 am This year, we have already seen more anti-LGBTQ+ bills filed than in the 2021 regular session, even before the gavel has fallen. We are committed to fighting and defeating every bill that would harm, silence, or erase our community. We have always risen to the challenge and will continue to do so for our communities.
EQTX Endorses Openly LGBTQ members of the Caucus September 7, 2022 at 5:53 pm Equality Texas, the largest nonpartisan statewide political advocacy organization working for the elimination of discrimination against the LGTBQ+ community, today endorses the following openly LGBTQ members of the LGBTQ caucus.

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