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Special Session Lege Week 4 Wrap-up: Preparing for the next round July 30, 2021 at 4:56 pm With one week left in this special session it’s highly unlikely that the bills themselves will move, but the Governor has already stated that there will be another special session starting as soon as August 8th.
Special Session Lege Week 3 Wrap-up: Hope is on the horizon July 23, 2021 at 7:03 pm While we anticipate the upcoming threats to our community, we are encouraged by the good news and progress materializing across the nation. 
Special Session Lege Week 2 Wrap-up: Bills attacking trans kids passed the Senate July 16, 2021 at 3:59 pm This special session’s anti-trans bills, the sports bans SB 2 (Perry) and SB 32 (Perry) passed the Senate on Wednesday.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Statement on Texas Senate Passage of SB2 and SB32 July 14, 2021 at 5:51 pm Transgender children participating in sports is not a national emergency; these attacks on trans kids and the ongoing trauma to the trans community certainly are.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Equality Texas responds to Governor Greg Abbott adding anti-trans legislation to the call July 7, 2021 at 1:51 pm Families of trans/nonbinary/intersex children should not be creating contingency plans to leave Texas or be forced to watch their children suffer the detrimental effects of anxiety and fear associated with the debate around these bills.
Lege Week 20 Wrap-up: Sine Die is within sight May 28, 2021 at 3:25 pm Change is made through speaking truth to power. We’re incredibly proud of our community and allied legislators for defeating the overwhelming attack on transgender Texans.
Trans Kids Deserve…To NOT Be Targeted May 25, 2021 at 11:56 am These bills give bullies state-sanctioned instructions to further exclude, harass, and abuse trans youth. Even if these bills do not pass, this “debate” has made Texas less safe for my child.
Lege Week 19 Wrap-up: Everyone can play a role in defeating anti-trans legislation May 21, 2021 at 6:03 pm We’re right down to the wire on important deadlines for the Texas legislature which will determine whether the attacks on transgender kids pass into law.
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 17 Wrap-up: Pettiness and retribution bring harm to trans youth May 7, 2021 at 4:23 pm The re-vote on SB 29 this morning is a chilling reminder that no bill or issue is dead until the legislature gavels out.