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Legislative Session Wrap-Up: Our community mobilized with strength and heart June 4, 2021 at 4:41 pm This session we faced almost insurmountable odds but our community partners joined together virtually and in-person to create real power that held back an overwhelming attack on our rights. Visible public pressure is a core pillar of legislative strategy, and LGBTQ+ Texans and their families delivered in Texas-sized fashion.
Lege Week 16 Wrap-up: Staying vigilant April 30, 2021 at 3:45 pm It’s been another big week at the legislature. Both chambers again held votes targeting transgender Texans — and there’s still a month left in the legislative session. 
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.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Praises Filing of Nondiscrimination Legislation March 11, 2021 at 1:24 pm Equality Texas praised the filing of new modern legislation that will pro-actively protect our community and ensure that every single Texan, including LGBTQ+ Texans will be treated equally under Texas law.
Lege Week 12 Wrap-up: have you been keeping up with the Lege? March 4, 2021 at 11:23 am We’re waiting to see when Senator Perry will put SB 29 on the Senate Intent Calendar. Ask your Senator to oppose SB 29 now and then record it as video testimony.
Lege Week 3 Wrap-up: adjourned but still anti-LGBTQ+ January 31, 2021 at 10:37 am Although both the House and Senate were adjourned this week, an empty Capitol didn’t stop anti-LGBTQ+ lawmakers from inciting fear and spreading misinformation about the LGBTQ+ community.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on the Administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris January 20, 2021 at 11:00 am “Today’s Inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. Harris marks a much awaited and historic moment in our nation’s history. More than one million LGBTQ+ Texans, who have lived in fear and faced discrimination during the Trump administration, will finally feel a reprieve from four years of unprecedented and persistent anti-LGBTQ+ attacks."
For Immediate Release: Statement on the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council Reversing Course October 27, 2020 at 3:17 pm Today, after ​overwhelming public pressure, the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council (BHEC) voted unanimously to restore protections for LGBTQ and disabled clients in the Social Workers Code of Conduct.
Introducing the Queer Texas Crisis Fund July 10, 2020 at 10:10 am The Queer Texas Crisis Fund will support organizations that are providing emergency relief to LGBTQ+ communities as a response to COVID-19 and/or are leading critical social justice work at the intersections of race and LGBTQ+ identities.
For Immediate Release: Texas Equity PAC Endorses Democrat Eddie Rodriguez for Special Election to Replace Kirk Watson for Senate District 14 June 30, 2020 at 1:11 pm Texas Equity PAC Endorses Democrat Eddie Rodriguez for Special Election to Replace Kirk Watson for Senate District 14

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