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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Equality Texas’ Response to SCOTUS Ruling in Fulton v Philadelphia June 17, 2021 at 4:27 pm While it’s important that the Court recognized the need for nondiscrimination protections, we are disappointed that Catholic Social Services will, for now, be able to deny children access to loving homes with qualified same-sex parents.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on the Passage of the Equality Act Through the United States House of Representatives February 25, 2021 at 3:39 pm The top national priority for Equality Texas is to pass the Equality Act through the U.S. Congress and have President Biden sign it into law, and our top state priority is to pass Texas Representative Jessica González’s comprehensive non-discrimination bill through the Texas Legislature.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on the Administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris January 20, 2021 at 11:00 am “Today’s Inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. Harris marks a much awaited and historic moment in our nation’s history. More than one million LGBTQ+ Texans, who have lived in fear and faced discrimination during the Trump administration, will finally feel a reprieve from four years of unprecedented and persistent anti-LGBTQ+ attacks."
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Faith Outreach Coordinator Kimberly Shappley Testifies on behalf of her Transgender Daughter Kai for the Equality Act on Capitol Hill April 10, 2019 at 9:48 am Equality Texas Faith Outreach Coordinator Kimberly Shappley testified at a national hearing in Washington D.C. yesterday on H.R. 5, the Equality Act—legislation to guarantee and expand civil rights protections for LGBTQ Americans.