Posts Tagged: transgender healthcare
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.
Lege Week 5 Wrap-up: Take action to protect access to healthcare February 13, 2021 at 6:42 pm Everyone should be able to visit a hospital or their doctor without fear they will be denied healthcare and other basic rights. 
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.
Nothing About Us Without Us: TransFORWARD’s 2020 Accomplishments for Advancing Trans Health January 4, 2021 at 10:00 am Equality Texas, through the Equality Texas Foundation, is critical in developing evidence-based medical and healthcare outcomes through leadership in TransFORWARD: Texas Transgender Health, a unique collaboration with Texas Health Institute.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) Condemn the Trump Administration’s Obliteration of Protections for Transgender Americans June 12, 2020 at 5:18 pm Equality Texas and TENT condemn the Trump Administration’s obliteration of healthcare protections for the more than 1.5 million transgender people living in the United States.
The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ+ Texans March 25, 2020 at 3:06 pm The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe will hit LGBTQ+ Texans particularly hard. Texas’s long-standing lack of a nondiscrimination law only amplifies the impact for queer Texans.
For Immediate Release: Proposed Trump Administration Rollbacks of ACA Nondiscrimination Regulations Jeopardize Transgender Texans’ Access to Health Care May 24, 2019 at 4:50 pm The Trump administration’s new proposed regulation would erase all recognition by the Department of Health and Human Services of protections for transgender people under the Health Care Rights Law.