Posts Tagged: trans kids
Special Session 3 Week 2 Wrap-up: 263 days have passed since the first day of the 87th Legislative Session — more than double expected October 1, 2021 at 3:29 pm Commit to advocacy on what will be one of the most important hearing dates in LGBTQ+ rights this year in Texas.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Statement on Boycott of SB 3 Hearing September 20, 2021 at 3:19 pm Crisis counselors have fielded over 14,500 calls, texts, and online messages from young LGBTQ Texans looking for support in the last year. 
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Statement on Second-Called Special Session Adjourning Sine Die September 3, 2021 at 3:11 pm The damage SB 2 and similar bills have already inflicted is palpable—it is evident in the faces of children and families who are traumatized after a grueling second special legislative session.
Special Session 2 Week 3 Wrap-up: An all-night fight against discrimination August 27, 2021 at 12:32 pm Standing on the shoulders of giants, our community is a force to be reckoned with. We proved that — YOU proved that — this week.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EQUALITY TEXAS STATEMENT ON TEXAS HOUSE MEETING QUORUM AND MOVEMENT OF SB 2 August 20, 2021 at 8:25 am Transgender kids are resilient and will keep speaking out against this dangerous bill, but the truth is, they shouldn’t have to be so resilient. They shouldn’t have to work to secure a safe childhood for themselves.
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.
Lege Week 2 Wrap-up: A coordinated attack against trans kids January 22, 2021 at 5:49 pm Every year, opponents of equality in state legislatures present the public with a new, fabricated “emergency” related to LGBTQ+ people. This year, they are targeting trans kids.
Statement Regarding ‘Younger v Georgulas’ Child Custody Case October 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm We encourage people who care about the welfare of the child to educate themselves about the facts rather than relying on intentional misinformation.