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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.
Cities throughout the State of Texas to Screen National Geographic’s Gender Revolution to Raise Awareness During International Transgender Day of Visibility to Educate the Public About Transgender Texans March 30, 2017 at 8:21 pm 2017 Transgender Day of Visibility Screenings of Gender Revolution in Texas
FAQs for HB 3859 Committee Hearing March 27, 2017 at 5:24 pm The House Committee on State Affairs will hear witness testimony on HB 3859 on Wednesday, March 29th, starting at 10:30 a.m
Monday Press Event: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Sara Ramirez Joins Groups to Advocate for Pro-LGBTQ Equality Policies at the Capitol March 18, 2017 at 2:09 pm Monday Press Event: 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Sara Ramirez Joins Groups to Advocate for Pro-LGBTQ Equality Policies at the Capitol
Ash Hall – Testimony Opposing SB6 March 10, 2017 at 3:10 pm Ash Hall - Testimony Opposing SB6
Ken Ballard – Testimony Opposing SB6 March 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm Ken Ballard - Testimony Opposing SB6