Posts Tagged: #ProtectTransHealth
Actions of our state leaders have created a chilling effect across the state February 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm Loving your kid for who they are and providing medically necessary, life-saving healthcare is parenting at its best and cannot be considered child abuse. 
Take action against Abbott’s dangerous direction to DFPS February 23, 2022 at 9:48 am Misconstruing the law and amplifying junk science to attack innocent children and their parents is cruel.
For Immediate Release: Statement on AG Paxton Opinion about Trans Healthcare February 22, 2022 at 12:08 pm All children deserve to grow up healthy and learn to take care of their bodies in a way that helps them live full, happy lives. For transgender kids, this might include gender-affirming care that has been endorsed by pediatricians and proven to help kids’ mental health and future wellbeing.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas Release Statement on the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Letter to Governor Abbott August 11, 2021 at 5:28 pm The language used in Gov. Abbott’s letter to Texas DFPS and in the DFPS response is offensive to our community and has nothing to do with the reality of life-saving affirming healthcare practices for transgender people, further illustrating that politicians and government appointees should focus on governing actual emergencies and not fictitious ones.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement on Governor Abbott’s Letter to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services  August 6, 2021 at 5:37 pm After hinting at a plan to single-handedly ban gender affirming, lifesaving healthcare for transgender children weeks ago, today Governor Abbott released a letter that perpetuates dangerous misinformation for the sake of political posturing.
Lege Week 18 Wrap-up: Boiling down heartbreak to 120 seconds May 14, 2021 at 4:21 pm With House bills dying, opponents of equality will move their focus to the Senate bills that are still in play.
Lege Week 14 Wrap-up: This moment calls for action April 16, 2021 at 6:03 pm The Texas State Legislature is in an all out assault on LGBTQ+ Texans. This week alone, 9 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have moved in the House and the Senate, and that’s not even including another anti-transgender amendment attempt on the House floor.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) Condemn the Trump Administration’s Obliteration of Protections for Transgender Americans June 12, 2020 at 5:18 pm Equality Texas and TENT condemn the Trump Administration’s obliteration of healthcare protections for the more than 1.5 million transgender people living in the United States.