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Virtual Events – April 2020
Posted on March 27, 2020 at 3:49 pm

Let’s spend some time together!

With more and more Texans staying home to stay healthy, a lot of folks have free time on their hands or just need to connect with people outside of their walls. Equality Texas is here to help. We have been hard at work developing new ways to connect with you and have finalized our April calendar of virtual events that include issue education, skill-based trainings, and informal gatherings. Please register to join us for any — or all! — of these online events.


Event: Equality Texas Happy Hour

Date: April 2, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: Join us to create community online. We want to know how everyone is doing. What are you experiencing, what have you learned, what do you care about? Let’s share.

Register Here

Contact: Robert.Salcido@equalitytexas.org

Event: SCOTUS Overview

Date: April 6, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: We are waiting for the Supreme Court of the United States to release opinions on three cases about LGBTQ employment discrimination that will determine if federal law protects LGBTQ people. Join us and learn what is at stake!

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Contact: Rachel.Hill@equalitytexas.org

Event: How the Legislature Works

Date: April 13, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: Get an insider’s overview of how the Texas Legislature works. The legislature is a body of elected officials who debate and vote on bills that impact our daily lives. These bills can address timely and necessary issues and can sometimes be introduced to limit the rights of people. Learn about the process, the people, and the challenges to pass and kill bills.

Register Here

Contact: Rachel.Hill@equalitytexas.org

Event: Remote Advocacy – 3 Ways to Organize

Date: April 16, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: The advocacy landscape has changed but our mission remains the same: Equality for all LGBTQ+ Texans. Join us to learn tangible ways you can remain active during social distancing.

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Contact: Robert.Salcido@equalitytexas.org

Event: Preview to Texas Legislature: Anti-Trans Bills

Date: April 20, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: Join us to learn about anti-trans bills that have been introduced across the country in 2020 and how they might show up in the 2021 Texas legislative session.

Register Here

Contact: Rachel.Hill@equalitytexas.org

Event: Protecting Yourself in a Pandemic — Know Your Rights as a Trans Person

Date: April 23, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: The COVID-19 pandemic presents a series of unique challenges that may have long-term impact on transgender people and their families. The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund has prepared a series of “Know Your Rights” guides for transgender and non-binary people who may have questions related to employment, housing, health care, identification, and accessing help from government agencies among other issues. Join the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, Equality Texas and Transgender Education Network of Texas to review your rights.

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Event: How to support LGBTQ Youth w/ GLSEN Austin

Date: April 27, 2020

About: More to come soon

Registration coming soon

Event: How to Avoid Cancelling Your Family and Friends

Date: April 30, 2020 | Time: 5:30PM

About: It’s not easy to have honest conversations with family about issues important to us that may not be aligned with their views. Join us to learn how to share your story effectively.

Register Here

Contact: Robert.Salcido@equalitytexas.org


Our lives have been disrupted and it’s easy to feel disconnected from our community. But we will continue to find ways to bring us all together and come out stronger on the other side.

See you — on a screen — soon!