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Press Release – Equality Texas Welcomes New Team Members to Stop LGBTQ Discrimination November 14, 2018 at 10:20 am Equality Texas welcomes three new team members who are committing to our vision of a state where all Texans have full legal and lived equality: Kim Delinski as Development Director, Debi Jackson as Digital Communications Coordinator, and TreShaun Pate as the North Texas Field Coordinator.
Press Release – ELECTION RECAP: EQUALITY IS A WINNING MESSAGE November 7, 2018 at 12:51 pm Pro-equality candidates won up and down the ballot in Texas and many of the most extreme anti-LGBT candidates lost their seats in the Texas House and Senate. The political landscape is shifting in Texas and these results show we are closer than ever before to our goal of ensuring that every LGBTQ Texan has full legal and lived equality.
Statement from Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas November 6, 2018 at 11:49 pm The political map is changing in Texas tonight
Equality Texas Statement on Federal Lawsuit Filed by Transgender Woman November 6, 2018 at 6:16 pm Equality Texas is alarmed to learn that a transgender woman, Valerie Jackson, was allegedly forced to show her genitals to officers at the Dallas County jail. This action by jailers is contrary to the requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and the Dallas County jail’s own policy.
EQTX Statement on Trump Administration’s Anti-Transgender Crusade October 22, 2018 at 4:57 pm ‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration. Read Equality Texas' Statement.
Statement from Equality Texas on Politifact Texas report October 5, 2018 at 4:43 pm Regarding the PolitiFact Texas statement issued on October 4, 2018, "Beto O'Rourke says that in Texas, you can be 'too gay' to adopt a foster child", please see the following statements from Equality Texas
Equality Texas Foundation & Texas Health Institute Announce a New $250,000 Contract and a First of Its Kind Texas Research Capacity-Building Project to Improve the Quality of Healthcare for Transgender Texans August 28, 2018 at 1:08 pm Austin, Texas – August 28, 2018 – Equality Texas Foundation and Texas Health Institute announced today an exciting new $250,000 contract awarded to the Texas Health Institute and the Equality Texas Foundation for TransFORWARD: A Statewide Transgender-Powered Research Collaborative in Texas. The project will engage transgender Texans in a ground-breaking research capacity-building project to improve the lives and health of transgender Texans.
Join Equality Texas & Our All-Star Cast of Pro-Equality Texas Political Leaders at the Dallas Pride Parade this September August 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm Equality Texas will be joined by an all-star cast of pro-equality political leaders at Dallas Pride. This year’s Pride theme is “Vote No H8 in the Lone Star State,” based on the ongoing No H8 photo series created and continued by Adam Bouska. Equality Texas is proud to march with current and future political leaders who are dedicated to bringing full equality to LGBTQ Texans.
Statement by Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas in response to President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination July 9, 2018 at 8:09 pm In response to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, the following can be attributed to Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas:
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

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