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Share Your Pride: Meet Roxanne Werner June 25, 2020 at 10:05 am Roxanne Werner serves as the Director of Community Relations for Harris County Clerk’s Office, which is responsible for administering elections for the third largest county in the nation. She is inspired by the LGBTQIA+ community because it's welcoming and affirming, and fights for the rights of a variety of groups.
The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ+ Texans March 25, 2020 at 3:06 pm The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe will hit LGBTQ+ Texans particularly hard. Texas’s long-standing lack of a nondiscrimination law only amplifies the impact for queer Texans.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Celebrates Our 30th Anniversary by Honoring Our Strongest Advocates and Legislative Champions and Celebrating 30 Years of Protecting LGBTQ Texans November 25, 2019 at 1:37 pm Equality Texas, which incorporated in 1989, spent Saturday night honoring heroes, milestones, and victories across three decades of education and advocacy.
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.
Press Release: Statement of Samantha Smoot, Interim Executive Director, Equality Texas on the Formation of the Legislative LGBT Caucus February 5, 2019 at 10:20 am By electing five openly LGBTQ representatives, Texans have affirmed that equality is a mainstream Texas value. This Caucus has already made an impact--by sending a message to members of the LGBTQ community--that you are represented. You matter. You have a voice.
Press Release: Texas at a Turning Point – Majority of White Evangelicals Support Laws Protecting LGBTQ Texans January 31, 2019 at 1:03 pm New poll shows that Texas has turned the corner, and equality for LGBTQ Texans is solidly a mainstream Texas value. The majority of Texans of every region, religion and major ethnic group--including white evangelical Protestants--support legal protections against discrimination.
Support our work today…and your gift could be doubled! December 12, 2018 at 10:42 am An anonymous supporter has generously offered to match every donation we receive before December 28, up to $5,000. Your support will help us educate, motivate, and activate the LGBTQ community and our allies.
Equality Texas Welcomes Three New Team Members to Stop LGBTQ Discrimination November 14, 2018 at 10:21 am Equality Texas welcomes three new team members who are committing to our vision of a state where all Texans have full legal and lived equality.
Statement by Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas in response to President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination July 9, 2018 at 8:09 pm In response to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, the following can be attributed to Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas:
Join the fight: Stand up to bigotry! June 11, 2018 at 5:24 pm We have come so far in our fight for equality. But with extremists emboldened by Masterpiece, we have so much farther to go. This Pride Month, join us as we stand up to bigotry. We need your help to keep fighting for LGBTQ rights.

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