Posts Tagged: Ending Discrimination
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:
Masterpiece Town Halls: July 16-19 July 2, 2018 at 5:54 pm Worried about the fallout after the Supreme Court ruled for the baker in  the Masterpiece Cakeshop case? We are headed to Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Waco to answer your questions and strategize about how to fight back!
EQTX Statement: Retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy June 27, 2018 at 1:59 pm Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, setting the stage for what promises to be an epic political battle over his replacement.
TransFORWARD Launches Transgender Health e-Learning Module June 22, 2018 at 9:14 am According to the Journal of American Medicine, medical students receive a median five hours of instruction on LGBTQ-specific health issues, barely enough to cover the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation, much less to talk about medical transition needs such as hormones or surgeries.
Equality Texas wants to honor all dads this Father’s Day. June 17, 2018 at 6:30 am Frank Gonzales is the father of three precious children. His oldest daughter is transgender and here is Frank's message this Father's Day.
Doing right by trans victims – by Monica Roberts June 15, 2018 at 2:20 pm With violence increasingly being aimed at the transgender community, it is imperative that our police forces are aware that transgender citizens are one of the citizen groups that they protect and serve. It’s also imperative that police departments do so in a culturally competent manner.

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