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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.
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 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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement from Equality Texas and TENT on Representative Harold Dutton’s Decision to revive SB 29 May 7, 2021 at 3:20 pm This morning, Rep. Harold Dutton said from the dais that he knows SB 29 will hurt kids. It is an incomprehensible betrayal to see a Democrat, who heard desperate testimony from children and parents, take this incredibly harmful action out of sheer vindictiveness toward his Democratic colleagues.
Testimony Against SB 29 March 27, 2021 at 10:34 am More than 140 Equality Texans submitted written testimony against SB 29, and nearly 50 went to the Capitol in the middle of a continuing global pandemic to testify in person.