FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2023 CONTACT: Emily Witt (she/hers), [email protected] AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Legislature today plans to hear a bill that seeks to ban transgender healthcare for minors. This bill would also restrict the use of public money or public assistance to provide affirming care for minors. HB 1686 will be heard in […]
The freedom to marry became the law of the land, even here in Texas, in June 2015. But the fight for equality is far from over. Texas remains a state where LGBTQIA+ individuals can be fired from their job, denied a place to live, or refused service at a business simply because of who they are or whom they love.
Today, far-right activists and politicians continue their attacks on LGBTQIA+ Texans, especially transgender children and adults. Their hate is loud. But our love is louder.
We at TFN will fight for equality at every turn because our vision is a Texas that’s truly for all.
- Resources for Transgender Youth in Texas
- Resources from the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT)
- Texans Equal Under Law
- How Did the Tea Party/Religious Right Lose So Badly on LGBT Discrimination in the Texas Legislature?
- New Poll Shows Long List of Proposed Texas Bills Promoting Anti-LGBT Discrimination Contradicts What Voters Want
TX Senate Bill 8 Would Decimate Public Education in Texas, Attacks LGBTQIA+ Families and Educators
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2023 CONTACT: Emily Witt (she/hers), [email protected] AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs today will hear Senate Bill 8, an omnibus bill that seeks to divert public funds to private schools, censor educational content and programming across all grade levels, and allow school districts to impose fees and […]
TX Senate Bill 15 Perpetuates Hate, Texas Freedom Network Warns
AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs tonight heard Senate Bill 15, which seeks to bar transgender athletes from competing in collegiate sports.
The committee left SB 15 pending. […]
Op-ed by Val Benavidez: We’re Fighting for Religious Freedom While the Far Right Weaponizes It
As executive director of the Texas Freedom Network, I know fighting for a Texas that’s truly for all demands that I reserve a deep well of hope. Yet, I feel the frustration so many have as the right continues to use religious freedom as a weapon to advance a radical political agenda. […]
The State of the State We’re Fighting For
While turning the clock backward with his agenda of hate might be the state of Abbott’s Texas, it’s not the state of ours. […]