Posts Tagged: lgbtq
Special Session Lege Week 4 Wrap-up: Preparing for the next round July 30, 2021 at 4:56 pm With one week left in this special session it’s highly unlikely that the bills themselves will move, but the Governor has already stated that there will be another special session starting as soon as August 8th.
Lege Week 11 Wrap-up: Preparing for the unexpected March 29, 2021 at 5:36 pm Friday was the first all-hands-on-deck hearing at the Capitol.
Lege Week 10 Wrap-up: The T in LGBTQ+ needs you more than ever March 19, 2021 at 5:40 pm Bills targeting transgender youth are flying through other state legislatures and we must do everything in our power right now to prepare to defend and protect the lives and humanity of LGBTQ+ people in Texas — especially transgender Texans who are at the center of these vicious and coordinated attacks.
Every Vote Counts: Tuesday GOTV Tips — Become a Poll Worker and Help America Vote September 29, 2020 at 4:57 pm Poll workers play a crucial role in our election process. We can't have a free and fair election without enough employees staffing polling locations and assisting voters. As a poll worker, you can help America vote.
Share Your Pride: Meet Monse Ruiz June 24, 2020 at 10:41 am Meet Monse Ruiz, who started Murals for Change in Austin with her partner Ala Lee. Together, they reached out to POC artists, wanting to give them a platform to express their sentiments over the protests/BLM movement.
Supreme Court Title VII Decision Day Panel Discussion June 16, 2020 at 2:34 pm On Monday, June 15th, the Supreme Court handed down rulings in three cases of employment discrimination by LGBTQ plaintiffs. We gathered several community leaders and legal scholars to explain the real life implications of the decisions handed down.
Remembering Pulse June 12, 2020 at 3:30 pm We remember the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack 4 years later.
A Public Promise to Become Anti-Racist June 5, 2020 at 2:41 pm Equality Texas failed to acknowledge the true urgency in what for so many people is a matter of life and death. Further, we dragged our feet in prioritizing the work to become an anti-racist organization.
LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence May 29, 2020 at 1:50 pm The LGBTQ Movement’s work has earned significant victories in expanding the civil rights of LGBTQ people. But what good are civil rights without the freedom to enjoy them?
“Religious Exemption” bills are moving — ACT NOW! February 27, 2019 at 11:24 am