Posts Tagged: #LGBTQ
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.
Pride Started as a Protest May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm Pride season is officially underway in Texas, as LGBTQ people across the Lone Star State join with their neighbors in big cities and small towns in joyous, colorful, raucous celebrations. But Pride is more than a party. It’s also a reminder of how far we’ve come and the work we still have to do.
Equality Texas Statement on decision issued by Judge Lee Rosenthal April 10, 2018 at 2:59 pm The ruling by a federal court in Houston is the latest to acknowledge that Title VII’s prohibition against discrimination on the basis of sex is broad enough to include discrimination based on the employee’s sexual orientation or gender identity. 
For Immediate Release: EQTX Statement on House Economic Competitiveness Report March 13, 2018 at 3:40 pm House economic competitiveness panel releases its report today calling the bathroom bill needlessly divisive and a serious economic threat

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