Posts Tagged: Protecting Youth
Top 10 reasons you (YES, YOU!) have to vote in the Texas Primaries! February 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm Think you don’t have to tune into the mid-term elections until November? Wrong! Primary voting to choose the candidates who will run in this fall’s mid-term elections is already underway. Here are ten reasons LGBTQ Texans and the people who care about them can’t afford to sit the primaries out.
A brighter future for Texas December 30, 2017 at 3:30 pm As we say goodbye to 2017, I want to make something very clear: Equality Texas is with you. We face 2018 with determination and hope, and we want you with us.
In this fight to win December 27, 2017 at 3:29 pm Just take a look at the movement we’re building. We are energized by a whole new generation of young activists who will never accept second-class status. We are learning from fearless trans leaders what it means to be out and proud in Texas. Our hopeful vision of the future is attracting powerful new allies to stand with us. And with every battle we fight, we change hearts—more Texans than ever before believe that everyone deserves equality and dignity, no matter who you are or whom you love.
Together for Equality December 21, 2017 at 9:13 am This is the time of year when many people are reflecting on the relationships around them. I see the hundreds of beautiful transgender adults and children I have met, and their families, and I see love, and acceptance, and finally, the beginning of a society in which people are allowed to be who they were born to be, despite often being attacked and victimized.
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.

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