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For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and Texas Pride Impact Fund Announce Launch of Queer Texas Crisis Fund June 29, 2020 at 1:32 pm The Queer Texas Crisis Fund will support organizations that are providing emergency relief to LGBTQ+ communities as a response to COVID-19 and/or are leading critical social justice work at the intersections of race and LGBTQ+ identities.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on the United States Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Protecting the DACA Program June 18, 2020 at 12:29 pm Today, the Supreme Court ruled against the challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We celebrate with the 700,000+ Dreamers, more than 100,000 Texans (nearly 40,000 of them LGBTQ- identified across the U.S.).
For Immediate Release: Supreme Court Affirms Federal Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans June 15, 2020 at 12:22 pm
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) Condemn the Trump Administration’s Obliteration of Protections for Transgender Americans June 12, 2020 at 5:18 pm Equality Texas and TENT condemn the Trump Administration’s obliteration of healthcare protections for the more than 1.5 million transgender people living in the United States.
For Immediate Release: Statement on the Murders of Two Black Transgender Women June 12, 2020 at 2:28 pm Waking up to news that Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells and Riah Milton, two Black transgender women, were murdered is devastating.
Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on Amarillo Restaurant Owner’s Use of Racist Image and Name June 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on Amarillo Restaurant Owner’s Use of Racist Image and Name
For Immediate Release: New Economic Study Shows Major Financial Benefit to LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws May 27, 2020 at 11:56 am “Passing a comprehensive nondiscrimination law isn’t just the right thing to do to ensure LGBTQ people have the same opportunities to earn a living, support their families, and contribute to their communities. Dr. Perryman’s work shows us that such a policy is crucial to the future competitiveness of the state, and that it would deliver tangible benefits to all Texans.”
For Immediate Release: Texas Equity PAC Endorses Democrat Sara Stapleton Barrera in District 27 April 28, 2020 at 1:26 pm Today, the Texas Equity PAC, the political action committee of Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, endorsed Sara Stapleton Barrera, Senate Candidate for District 27 in the Rio Grande Valley.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Elects New Board Members February 24, 2020 at 2:53 pm Equality Texas has announced new members of the Equality Texas Board of Directors.
Statement from Ricardo Martinez, CEO of Equality Texas, on AG Ken Paxton and Travel Bans February 10, 2020 at 6:29 pm