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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
Equality Texas Statement on decision issued by Judge Lee Rosenthal April 10, 2018 at 2:59 pm The ruling by a federal court in Houston is the latest to acknowledge that Title VII’s prohibition against discrimination on the basis of sex is broad enough to include discrimination based on the employee’s sexual orientation or gender identity. 
TXTransKids.org Launches as Resource Hub for Transgender Youth March 30, 2018 at 8:00 am A coalition of LGBTQ rights groups announced the launch of TxTransKids.org, an online hub that will serve as a formal support network for K-12 transgender students and their families looking for resources about how to get what they need in school.
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.
For Immediate Release: EQTX Statement on House Economic Competitiveness Report March 13, 2018 at 3:40 pm House economic competitiveness panel releases its report today calling the bathroom bill needlessly divisive and a serious economic threat
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Elects New Foundation Officers and Board Members February 5, 2018 at 10:14 am Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, today announced new elected officers and members of the Equality Texas Foundation Board of Directors and new members of the Equality Texas Board of Directors.
For Immediate Release: EQTX Statement on Jeff Mateer Nomination December 13, 2017 at 5:39 pm Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, today applauds the action of the Republican Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Chuck Grassley, who on Wednesday said the nomination of anti-LGBTQ extremist Jeff Mateer as a Federal Judge will not move forward.
It’s Time for Cornyn & Cruz to Withdraw Support of Jeff Mateer December 13, 2017 at 7:15 am Equality Texas calls upon Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz to withdraw their support of the nomination of anti-LGBTQ extremist Jeff Mateer as a Federal Judge.   Mateer has referred to transgender children as “evidence of Satan’s plan”.  He asserted that marriage equality would lead to bestiality and other “disgusting” forms of wedlock, and has complained about states which have banned medically-unsupportable and psychologically damaging “conversion therapy.” 
Equality Texas Names Longtime Civil Rights Activist Rebecca Robertson as Chief Programs Officer December 5, 2017 at 2:16 pm Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, today announced Rebecca Robertson has joined the leadership team at Equality Texas as Chief Programs Officer.

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