Posts Tagged: LGBTQ Texans
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Names Longtime Equality Texas Consultant Angela Hale as Acting CEO of Equality Texas June 26, 2019 at 8:13 am Equality Texas announced today that longtime Equality Texas legislative and media consultant Angela Hale of Red Media Group has been named as the group’s Acting CEO.
For Immediate Release: New Poll Shows Increasing Support for Transgender Rights June 12, 2019 at 1:52 pm New data released by national polling organization Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows majority support across the country to protect transgender Americans from discrimination.
For Immediate Release: Texas Anti-LGBTQ Bill Signed Into Law by Governor Greg Abbott June 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm SB 1978 does not take away the rights of LGBTQ people, it does advance the message that anti-LGBTQ views deserve special protections.
For Immediate Release: New Quinnipiac University Poll Shows Texas Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Refusing to Serve LGBTQ People by a 3 to 1 Margin June 6, 2019 at 2:29 pm A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Texans believe that businesses should NOT be allowed to refuse service to someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Celebrates 30th Anniversary June 5, 2019 at 11:44 am Equality Texas, incorporated in 1989, commemorates its biggest heroes, milestones and victories across three decades of fighting for LGBTQ equality in the state of Texas.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Blocked Nearly 20 Anti-LGBTQ Bill This Session May 28, 2019 at 2:40 pm The death of 20 LGBTQ bills this legislative session is evidence of the growing political strength of and support for the LGBTQ rights movement.
Personal Essay: The Testimony I Should Have Given May 19, 2019 at 11:20 am Every time I have to go and listen to people — including people elected to protect all Texans — talk about how I am a danger or not worthy of the same equality as my neighbors, I feel it.
For Immediate Release: Statement on The Senate State Affairs Committee Suspending Their Own Rules To Pass SB 1978 May 13, 2019 at 5:01 pm The Senate State Affairs Committee today suspended their own rules and passed SB 1978 with no testimony taken. SB 1978 is a broad sweeping discriminatory bill.
For Immediate Release: In Closing Weeks of Session, a Moment of Victory, But Serious Threats Remain May 2, 2019 at 3:37 pm Equality Texas declares victory against the threat to local nondiscrimination ordinances for the moment, but remains on high alert in the face of pending threats in the House Calendars committee.
For Immediate Release: Anti-LGBTQ Bills are Moving in the Texas Legislature — Important Hearing Expected Next Week April 24, 2019 at 10:45 am Important hearing on anti-LGBTQ bills are expected next week. It’s time to gear up for a House hearing on SB 17 and stop these discriminatory bills.