Our Pledge to Anti-Racism
Posts Tagged: TXlege
Lege Week 10 Wrap-up: The T in LGBTQ+ needs you more than ever March 19, 2021 at 5:40 pm Bills targeting transgender youth are flying through other state legislatures and we must do everything in our power right now to prepare to defend and protect the lives and humanity of LGBTQ+ people in Texas — especially transgender Texans who are at the center of these vicious and coordinated attacks.
Lege Week 9 Wrap-up: 60 days in, 30 anti-LGBTQ+ bills, 80 days to fight March 12, 2021 at 12:30 pm As of this morning, 30 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been filed that directly target our community.
Lege Week 12 Wrap-up: have you been keeping up with the Lege? March 4, 2021 at 11:23 am We’re waiting to see when Senator Perry will put SB 29 on the Senate Intent Calendar. Ask your Senator to oppose SB 29 now and then record it as video testimony.
We need you this Lege Session! Here’s how to get involved. February 8, 2021 at 1:39 pm The Texas Legislature is doing things a little differently under the pandemic, but there still are some basic rules they have to follow to pass bills.
Lege Week 3 Wrap-up: adjourned but still anti-LGBTQ+ January 31, 2021 at 10:37 am Although both the House and Senate were adjourned this week, an empty Capitol didn’t stop anti-LGBTQ+ lawmakers from inciting fear and spreading misinformation about the LGBTQ+ community.
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.
Closing out 2020 December 30, 2020 at 2:51 pm For over 30 years, Equality Texas has been in communities across the state and at the Texas Capitol, fighting against discrimination. We continue to build nonpartisan support for equality and respond aggressively to the expected attacks on the LGBTQ+ community.
Calling All Faith Leaders December 18, 2020 at 3:54 pm If you’re a faith leader, please share your commitment to equality and sign onto our 2020 “Faith Leaders Against Discrimination Open Letter” today.
The Texas House Seats We Have to Hold for a Pro-Equality Majority October 30, 2020 at 9:55 am While the spotlight has been shining brightly on the seats we can flip to oust anti-LGBTQ+ legislators, it’s just as important to hold the gains made in the 2018 midterms.
For Immediate Release: Texas Equity PAC Endorses Democrat Eddie Rodriguez for Special Election to Replace Kirk Watson for Senate District 14 June 30, 2020 at 1:11 pm Texas Equity PAC Endorses Democrat Eddie Rodriguez for Special Election to Replace Kirk Watson for Senate District 14