Posts Tagged: Equality Texas
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.
Celebrate our birthdays and double your gift May 11, 2018 at 11:00 am Help us celebrate our birthdays by making a gift to Equality Texas Foundation. When you do, your gift will be matched by a generous foundation and will go twice as far!
New Report Shows Epidemic of Violence Against LGBTQ Texans April 11, 2018 at 7:01 pm Equality Texas Fighting on the Front Lines with the Houston Police Department & Montrose Center to Protect LBGTQ Victims of Hate Crimes During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Stepping Into the Future: Guest post by John Oeffinger April 5, 2018 at 5:07 pm Texas is home to an estimated 140,000 transgender Texans including an estimated 13,800 youth. Transgender people reside across our state—in urban, rural, and suburban areas, not just in one or two large cities. And experts tell us that many of them experience significant barriers to medical care.
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.