Posts Tagged: Ending Discrimination
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. 
Jessica Zyrie: Love yourself and this one life we have in this world March 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm If I leave any mark on this world, I hope it is to show that you are beautiful just as you are. You deserve to be yourself, without the pressures of society forcing you into who they say you should be. Love yourself and this one life we have in this world.
What a week for equality in Texas March 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm A recap of Equality Texas news & updates for the week ending March 31, 2018
Visibility: guest post by Lily Pando March 31, 2018 at 8:00 am Eventually, I realized that the act of being trans in itself is revolutionary. I realized that I owed it to my past self and to all the other twelve-year olds who might be where I was to be visible and to tell my story. I realized that being trans is the hardest thing a person can do, and I want to make it easier.
People wonder why I would raise a transgender child in Texas, but I couldn’t do it anywhere else March 30, 2018 at 2:30 pm My daughter, Libby, loves her birthday. Starting the day after her birthday, she begins the countdown to her next birthday, drawing up lists of all potential plans for celebrating. This girl loves to celebrate with her friends, and this year we kicked it off with a tea party at the American Girl store with Libby's sister and her very best friends from preschool. And none of them cared in the least that the birthday girl is transgender.
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.
Trump Approves New Limits on Transgender Troops in the Military March 24, 2018 at 9:34 am Transgender troops who are currently in the United States military may remain in the ranks, the White House said March 23, but the Pentagon could require them to serve according to their gender at birth.
Nevertheless, she persisted. March 22, 2018 at 8:45 am March is women’s history month, a time for paying tribute to the accomplishments of women who broke barriers.  At Equality Texas, we’re proud to celebrate the lives and contributions of so many queer women who have led and are leading the way on our long road to equality. 
EQTX Resolutions for Democratic Party Senatorial Districts March 20, 2018 at 5:39 pm Texas Senatorial District conventions are Saturday, March 24, 2018, and Equality Texas has drafted two resolutions for the Democratic Party to consider.