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Posted on February 8, 2021 at 1:39 pm

We need advocates like you to speak out, show up and help us defeat negative bills. We also need your help in passing bills that would extend protections for LGBTQ+ people in employment, housing, and public accommodations and eliminate the harmful practice of “conversion therapy.” 

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. Watch the two webinars below to learn how the legislative process in Texas works.

Lege 101: Understanding the Texas Legislature

New to following the state legislature? 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. Learn about the process, the people, and the challenges to pass and kill bills.

Lege 201: Deeper Dive into the Texas Legislature

Go beyond the basics and join us for a deep dive into the twists and turns of the legislative process. Learn about zombie bills, why the Calendars Committee is so important, and all of the pressure points where your voice has the most impact.