Posts Tagged: Equality Texas
Happily never after? March 15, 2018 at 10:30 am Only a few years after the historic ruling in Obergefell that LGBTQ couples have the same fundamental constitutional right to marry as straight couples, efforts to roll back our right to marry are picking up steam.
In this fight to win December 27, 2017 at 3:29 pm Just take a look at the movement we’re building. We are energized by a whole new generation of young activists who will never accept second-class status. We are learning from fearless trans leaders what it means to be out and proud in Texas. Our hopeful vision of the future is attracting powerful new allies to stand with us. And with every battle we fight, we change hearts—more Texans than ever before believe that everyone deserves equality and dignity, no matter who you are or whom you love.
Together for Equality December 21, 2017 at 9:13 am This is the time of year when many people are reflecting on the relationships around them. I see the hundreds of beautiful transgender adults and children I have met, and their families, and I see love, and acceptance, and finally, the beginning of a society in which people are allowed to be who they were born to be, despite often being attacked and victimized.
It’s Time for Cornyn & Cruz to Withdraw Support of Jeff Mateer December 13, 2017 at 7:15 am Equality Texas calls upon Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz to withdraw their support of the nomination of anti-LGBTQ extremist Jeff Mateer as a Federal Judge.   Mateer has referred to transgender children as “evidence of Satan’s plan”.  He asserted that marriage equality would lead to bestiality and other “disgusting” forms of wedlock, and has complained about states which have banned medically-unsupportable and psychologically damaging “conversion therapy.” 
Equality Texas Names Longtime Civil Rights Activist Rebecca Robertson as Chief Programs Officer December 5, 2017 at 2:16 pm Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization solely dedicated to securing full equality for LGBTQ Texans, today announced Rebecca Robertson has joined the leadership team at Equality Texas as Chief Programs Officer.
#TransTuesday: The Texas TransVisible Project Goes to SXSW 2018! November 28, 2017 at 12:35 pm Today's #TransTuesday blog post features our upcoming TransVisible Project panel at the 2018 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference.
Grateful November 23, 2017 at 10:00 am On this Thanksgiving, we have a long list of things for which to be thankful.
#TransTuesday: Serendipitydodah November 21, 2017 at 7:30 am Moms across the country are making blankets for LGBTQI teens and young adults who don't have supportive families. Serendipitydodah is a place where founder, Liz Dyer, hopes you will discover something unexpected. Visit this page for an array of resources, different perspectives, love, and grace.
2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance November 19, 2017 at 8:14 pm
#TransTuesday | 2017 Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) November 14, 2017 at 2:26 pm Transgender Awareness Week 2017 started on Monday and the State of Texas has plans for events throughout the week.