We have seen a flood of anti-LGBTQ bills filed by far-right lawmakers in the Legislature so far this session. But today Rep. Jessica González, D-Dallas, and state Sen. José Menéndez, D-San Antonio, filed legislation that would extend discrimination protections in Texas law to LGBTQ people. As we say in this press release, passage of these bills would represent a big step forward for equality for all in the state.…… Read More

The catastrophic power blackout in Texas during a deadly winter storm, like the state's disastrous response to the COVID pandemic that has killed thousands of Texans, came from a failure of leadership, TFN President Val Benavidez said as legislative committees held committee hearing on the crisis. Check out our press release here. Read More