Posts Tagged: #LGBTYouth
Visibility: guest post by Lily Pando March 31, 2018 at 8:00 am Eventually, I realized that the act of being trans in itself is revolutionary. I realized that I owed it to my past self and to all the other twelve-year olds who might be where I was to be visible and to tell my story. I realized that being trans is the hardest thing a person can do, and I want to make it easier.
People wonder why I would raise a transgender child in Texas, but I couldn’t do it anywhere else March 30, 2018 at 2:30 pm My daughter, Libby, loves her birthday. Starting the day after her birthday, she begins the countdown to her next birthday, drawing up lists of all potential plans for celebrating. This girl loves to celebrate with her friends, and this year we kicked it off with a tea party at the American Girl store with Libby's sister and her very best friends from preschool. And none of them cared in the least that the birthday girl is transgender.
TXTransKids.org Launches as Resource Hub for Transgender Youth March 30, 2018 at 8:00 am A coalition of LGBTQ rights groups announced the launch of TxTransKids.org, an online hub that will serve as a formal support network for K-12 transgender students and their families looking for resources about how to get what they need in school.
Kimberly & Kai Shappley: Then and Now March 29, 2018 at 3:07 pm After she helped defeat the bathroom bill, Kimberly Shappley packed up her family and left Pearland so her daughter could be free to be her authentic self. See how this mama bear is keeping her family safe.
#TransTuesday: Celebrating Chanukah with Lisa Berg Stanton December 19, 2017 at 10:00 am This #TransTuesday we celebrate the last day of Chanukah with Lisa Berg Stanton.
#TransTuesday: Masterpiece is not about cake December 5, 2017 at 3:02 pm This #TransTuesday Rachel Gonzales, EQTX Education and Resource Coordinator, shares her concerns about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
URGENT! “Bathroom bill” amendment this Sunday targeting children. ACT NOW! May 21, 2017 at 8:08 am The Capitol is buzzing with word that a bathroom amendment targeting transgender schoolchildren will be added to SB 2078 on Sunday, May 21st. Targeting innocent children for political gain is shameful and abhorrent. Send a message to your State Representative now and tell them to oppose any floor amendments to SB 2078 that would target transgender children.
Let Transgender Athletes Compete! Oppose SB 2095! May 8, 2017 at 12:42 pm All young people should have the opportunity to play interscholastic sports and have their personal dignity respected. Transgender young people are no different. SB 2095 by Sen. Bob Hall is currently on the Senate Intent Calendar.
Weekly Update April 21, 2017 April 21, 2017 at 8:19 pm This week has been one of the busiest yet in the Texas Legislature with several bills making their way through the process. Here is a recap of what’s happened this week.
#TransTuesday – 5 Fathers of Transgender Children April 18, 2017 at 7:39 am This #TransTuesday, Equality Texas highlights a conversation between five fathers of #transgender children in Texas. Please watch and share with the hashtag #TransTuesday.

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