Posts Tagged: Equality Texas
Get off the couch August 28, 2018 at 3:35 pm There are less than 75 days until Election Day! It has never been more important for you to show up to the polls and vote in the November General Election in Texas.
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.
Join Equality Texas & Our All-Star Cast of Pro-Equality Texas Political Leaders at the Dallas Pride Parade this September August 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm Equality Texas will be joined by an all-star cast of pro-equality political leaders at Dallas Pride. This year’s Pride theme is “Vote No H8 in the Lone Star State,” based on the ongoing No H8 photo series created and continued by Adam Bouska. Equality Texas is proud to march with current and future political leaders who are dedicated to bringing full equality to LGBTQ Texans.
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:
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.
Join the fight: Stand up to bigotry! June 11, 2018 at 5:24 pm We have come so far in our fight for equality. But with extremists emboldened by Masterpiece, we have so much farther to go. This Pride Month, join us as we stand up to bigotry. We need your help to keep fighting for LGBTQ rights.
3 Things You Need to Know About Masterpiece June 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm We’ve seen a lot of misinformation about Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The enemies of equality see the decision as a license to discriminate based on personal religious beliefs and are calling for lawmakers to pass new religious refusal laws. Here’s what you need to know about the decision:
Pride Started as a Protest May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm Pride season is officially underway in Texas, as LGBTQ people across the Lone Star State join with their neighbors in big cities and small towns in joyous, colorful, raucous celebrations. But Pride is more than a party. It’s also a reminder of how far we’ve come and the work we still have to do.

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