Five Texas LGBT GetEQUAL Activists Arrested Protesting Senate Stranglehold on Job Protections Bill


Published on May 5, 2013

In the state of Texas it is legal and common practice to fire, refuse to hire, or otherwise discriminate against someone in the workplace solely based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Texas Senate Bill 237 “The Fair Employment Act” Seeks to create a workplace safe from these types of discrimination.

After numerous phone calls, petitions, and emails SB 237 still sits in committee. Fearing that the committee would not budge
GetEQUAL TX Activists payed a visit to the 4 senators who are holding it up.

5 of those activists were arrested for daring to speak truth to power. Join the movement for full equality in all matters governed by civil law.

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Kelli, Busey is managing editor at Planet Transgender


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