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A license to discriminate on trial at the U.S. Supreme Court December 5, 2020 at 4:15 pm Fulton v City of Philadelphia brings to light the anti-LGBTQ practices of a taxpayer-funded foster care agency. The larger issue is this: to what extent can organizations or individuals use their religious beliefs to justify discrimination, even when it’s against the law?
December Webinars — Self-care, Conversion Therapy, SCOTUS November 24, 2020 at 1:36 pm The days are shorter in December, but that doesn't mean we have less work to do...or less to share with you. We have three webinars scheduled in the next two weeks.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on the Death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg September 18, 2020 at 7:34 pm U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away at the age of 87. We are devastated but not hopeless. She taught us that, and we will continue our fight for full equality.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez on the United States Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Protecting the DACA Program June 18, 2020 at 12:29 pm Today, the Supreme Court ruled against the challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We celebrate with the 700,000+ Dreamers, more than 100,000 Texans (nearly 40,000 of them LGBTQ- identified across the U.S.).
Supreme Court Title VII Decision Day Panel Discussion June 16, 2020 at 2:34 pm On Monday, June 15th, the Supreme Court handed down rulings in three cases of employment discrimination by LGBTQ plaintiffs. We gathered several community leaders and legal scholars to explain the real life implications of the decisions handed down.
Equality Texas Statement on Passing of Supreme Court Plaintiff Aimee Stephens May 12, 2020 at 3:07 pm We are saddened to hear that Aimee Stephens, a plaintiff on a Title VII case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, has passed.
Webinar: SCOTUS Title VII Case Update April 10, 2020 at 8:08 pm At Equality Texas, we’re prepping for the historic Title VII case decisions and invite you to join us for this historic moment for our community.
Equality Texas SCOTUS Title VII Case Briefing April 8, 2020 at 3:02 pm Equality Texas SCOTUS Title VII Briefing
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez About the Waco Justice of the Peace Refusing to Officiate Marriage of LGBTQ Texans December 17, 2019 at 2:45 pm These elected officials continue to waste taxpayer money in an obsession to discriminate against gay and transgender Texans. This is not what Texans want or expect from elected officials.
For immediate release: Media Briefing on the Most Significant Cases Since Marriage Equality Was Decided Will Be Heard by the U.S. Supreme Court Next Week October 3, 2019 at 10:08 am Today Equality Texas hosted a briefing featuring legal experts, advocates, and business leaders about the importance of three LGBTQ discrimination cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. On October 8 the U.S. Supreme Court will consider how Title VII’s ban on workplace sex discrimination protects LGBTQ people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.