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Posts Tagged: Ending Discrimination
Equality Texas Welcomes Three New Team Members to Stop LGBTQ Discrimination November 14, 2018 at 10:21 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.
ELECTION RECAP: EQUALITY IS A WINNING MESSAGE November 7, 2018 at 12:51 pm Make no mistake. The political map changed in Texas last night. Candidates up and down the ballot who ran on pro-equality messages had unprecedented success, and openly LGBTQ candidates across the state made history.
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.
URGENT ALERT: Aggressive Legal Assault on LGBTQ Rights October 29, 2018 at 2:49 pm The proponents of religious refusal laws are on the offensive in Texas. As you may have heard, a group of extremists known for aggressive anti-LGBTQ advocacy filed three lawsuits in a matter of hours earlier this month seeking to undermine existing civil rights protections and twist the First Amendment into a new constitutional right to discriminate.  This alarming development makes your vote for pro-equality candidates all the more critical.
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.
At least 30 LGBTQ Candidates on the November Ballot! Queer the Vote, Y’all August 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm 52 LGBTQ candidates ran for office in Texas in the March primaries. And now, 30 LGBTQ candidates are still standing with a chance to win important races up and down the ballot in the November general election in what could become a historic election for the LGBTQ community and its supporters.
How we’re celebrating Women’s Equality Day August 24, 2018 at 4:15 pm This Sunday, August 26, is Women’s Equality Day, when we celebrate the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. As we honor the suffragists who fought for decades to secure women’s right to vote, we’re gearing up our voter turnout efforts across the state in a big way!
Will you hire me if I’m gay? August 24, 2018 at 9:00 am Think discrimination against LGBTQ professionals is a thing of the past? Photographer Alicia Verdier knows otherwise. Read Alicia’s story here.
URGENT: The Plan to Stop Kavanaugh July 31, 2018 at 9:55 am Today, Equality Texas joins state and national leaders in the LGBTQ equality movement in announcing our opposition to the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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:

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