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Equality is Good for Business June 3, 2020 at 10:00 am Texas is one of the best states to do business. If we want to escalate our competitive advantage into the future, our research shows significant benefits from enactment of a comprehensive nondiscrimination law that includes all people, including LGBTQ people.
For Immediate Release: New Economic Study Shows Major Financial Benefit to LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws May 27, 2020 at 11:56 am “Passing a comprehensive nondiscrimination law isn’t just the right thing to do to ensure LGBTQ people have the same opportunities to earn a living, support their families, and contribute to their communities. Dr. Perryman’s work shows us that such a policy is crucial to the future competitiveness of the state, and that it would deliver tangible benefits to all Texans.”
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: 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.
Holding the line for LGBTQ rights in Texas during the 2019 Legislative Session January 8, 2019 at 6:30 am Starting today, the Texas Legislature is back at the Capitol — and so is Equality Texas! We wanted to share a preview of what we expect — and our plans to hold the line for LGBTQ rights in Texas.
For Immediate Release: Largest Survey of Transgender Life in America Publishes Data in Texas January 26, 2017 at 11:52 am The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) today released state-specific data from the United States Transgender Survey (USTS).
For Immediate Release: Broad Coaltion of Policy Experts, Advocates Warn of Consequences of Anti-LGBT Discrimination Bills In Texas January 19, 2017 at 12:23 pm
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Responds to Senate Bill 6 Privacy Protection Act Introduced in Texas January 7, 2017 at 5:05 pm
#TransTuesday: The Shappley Family December 27, 2016 at 10:10 am
For Immediate Release: A DFW Transgender Parent Group Has Over 135 Members in North Texas Alone and These Parents Fear for Their Children’s Safety as They Head Back to School August 16, 2016 at 4:13 pm Equality Texas Joins a Dozen DFW Parents of Transgender Children Who Are Speaking Out for the First Time About the Safety of Their Children; the Dangerous Rhetoric by Some State Officials and the Federal Lawsuit Filed by the Texas Attorney General