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Legislative Session Wrap-Up: Our community mobilized with strength and heart June 4, 2021 at 4:41 pm This session we faced almost insurmountable odds but our community partners joined together virtually and in-person to create real power that held back an overwhelming attack on our rights. Visible public pressure is a core pillar of legislative strategy, and LGBTQ+ Texans and their families delivered in Texas-sized fashion.
Lege Week 19 Wrap-up: Everyone can play a role in defeating anti-trans legislation May 21, 2021 at 6:03 pm We’re right down to the wire on important deadlines for the Texas legislature which will determine whether the attacks on transgender kids pass into law.
Lege Week 9 Wrap-up: 60 days in, 30 anti-LGBTQ+ bills, 80 days to fight March 12, 2021 at 12:30 pm As of this morning, 30 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been filed that directly target our community.
Lege Week 8 Wrap-up: URGENT — Take action to protect trans kids in Texas! March 6, 2021 at 8:50 am Please send an email to your representative now to let them know that our most vulnerable youth should be protected from discrimination, not used a political pawns for a solution in search of a problem.
Lege Week 6 Wrap-up: help us make sure the legislature prioritizes real emergencies February 19, 2021 at 4:38 pm When legislators reconvene next week, they should be laser-focused on the urgent needs of our state: disaster response, infrastructure reform, and pandemic recovery. 
Lege Week 1 Wrap-up: COVID restrictions mean doing things differently January 16, 2021 at 9:47 am This session, it will be more difficult to enter the Texas Capitol because of social distancing requirements and because of capacity limits. We know our challenges will be greater this session to ensure that we protect the LGBTQ community from discriminatory bills.
The Texas Legislative Session Starts Today — Here’s how we prepared in 2020 January 12, 2021 at 5:12 pm Last year was an oddity for so many reasons, but we still had attacks on the LGBTQ community and still fought back. Here are some of our top victories...
Closing out 2020 December 30, 2020 at 2:51 pm For over 30 years, Equality Texas has been in communities across the state and at the Texas Capitol, fighting against discrimination. We continue to build nonpartisan support for equality and respond aggressively to the expected attacks on the LGBTQ+ community.
The 5 Texas State House Races for LGBTQ Advocates to Watch October 9, 2020 at 2:28 pm There are five Texas House races we’re watching where we can flip the script - ousting supporters and authors of anti-LGBTQ bills and electing pro-equality candidates in their stead.