Posts Tagged: Protecting Youth
Doing the hard work in 2018 December 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm Educating, motivating, and activating the LGBTQ community and our allies in this next year is required for us to advance a proactive agenda for equal treatment. We have an opportunity to reaffirm our collective purpose to create a state that reflects our values and priorities.
#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.
#GivingTuesday – A great time for giving November 28, 2017 at 8:51 am Today is Giving Tuesday: a global day of giving fueled by people like you! A day to show your support for LGBTQ people and their families to have full equality in the hearts and minds of our fellow Texans and in all areas of the law.
Texas ‘Bathroom Bills’: Protesters Flood Statehouse Against Bills July 23, 2017 at 9:10 pm At its core, Senate Bill 3 only exists for the sole purpose of demonizing and stigmatizing transgender Texans, says Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith. Watch this report from NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt from Sunday, July 23, 2017.
Statement from Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith Regarding SB 2078 and HB 3859 May 21, 2017 at 9:53 pm Tonight, the state of Texas voted to advance two bills that discriminate against LGBTQ Texans.
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.
We know it’s Sunday, but this can’t wait! May 7, 2017 at 3:57 pm The legislative team at Equality Texas has been hard at work this week! Here are a few highlights of what happened this week at the Texas Capitol and an urgent request for immediate action.
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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