Posts Tagged: TENT
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.
“I’m a Texan, Too” Video Series July 12, 2021 at 12:25 pm The Transgender Education Network of Texas and Equality Texas proudly partnered together this legislative session to uplift the voices of trans Texans and allies who came together to fight anti-transgender and anti-LGBTQ+ bills.
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.
For Immediate Release: Combined Statement on DoJ Changes to US Asylum Procedures January 11, 2021 at 1:01 pm Equality Texas, TENT, and RAICES condemn the “Death to Asylum” rule change, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice’s radical finalized rule to U.S. asylum procedures that seeks to eliminate asylum for LGBTQ individuals seeking to escape persecution.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) Condemn Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson’s Proposed Rule Change Excluding Trans People from Homeless Shelters July 27, 2020 at 12:38 pm Equality Texas and TENT condemn the Housing and Urban Development Department’s proposed rule that will undermine two Obama-era regulations prohibiting anti-LGBTQ discrimination in federally funded housing, including homeless shelters.
Webinar: Queer the Census and Candid Conversation About How We’re All Doing June 14, 2020 at 10:55 am Equality Texas and partner organizations invite you to watch this webinar to learn more about the 2020 Census Launches as Resource Hub for Transgender Youth March 30, 2018 at 8:00 am A coalition of LGBTQ rights groups announced the launch of, an online hub that will serve as a formal support network for K-12 transgender students and their families looking for resources about how to get what they need in school.