Posts Tagged: governor abbott
Actions of our state leaders have created a chilling effect across the state February 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm Loving your kid for who they are and providing medically necessary, life-saving healthcare is parenting at its best and cannot be considered child abuse. 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS RELEASES STATEMENT ON GOV. ABBOTT SIGNING OF ANTI-TRANSGENDER HB 25 October 25, 2021 at 4:25 pm We are devastated at the passage of HB25. It’s been a long and brutal fight, but we will not stop fighting to protect our community and secure the nondiscrimination protections we need so that all young people can thrive and live out their fullest potential.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas Release Statement on the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Letter to Governor Abbott August 11, 2021 at 5:28 pm The language used in Gov. Abbott’s letter to Texas DFPS and in the DFPS response is offensive to our community and has nothing to do with the reality of life-saving affirming healthcare practices for transgender people, further illustrating that politicians and government appointees should focus on governing actual emergencies and not fictitious ones.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement on Governor Abbott’s Letter to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services  August 6, 2021 at 5:37 pm After hinting at a plan to single-handedly ban gender affirming, lifesaving healthcare for transgender children weeks ago, today Governor Abbott released a letter that perpetuates dangerous misinformation for the sake of political posturing.