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Lege Week 16 Wrap-up: Staying vigilant April 30, 2021 at 3:45 pm It’s been another big week at the legislature. Both chambers again held votes targeting transgender Texans — and there’s still a month left in the legislative session. 
Lege Week 15 Wrap-Up: It’s been a marathon April 23, 2021 at 5:25 pm In this week’s update we’ll give you a snapshot of where things stand with 38 days left until the end of the 2021 Texas legislative session.
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.