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Texas Bathroom Bill Dies in Committee

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies in Committee

A key deadline passed on Monday without the House “bathroom bill” getting out of committee, meaning the bill won’t make it to the House floor this session. But that doesn’t mean the issue itself is dead. by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune May 10, 2017 A proposal to gut cities and school districts’ trans-inclusive bathroom policies did […]

A HERO Falls: Houston Texas Votes No on Proposition 1

A HERO Falls: Houston Texas Votes No on Proposition 1

“I feel disheartened and disappointed,” Trans-activist and creator of the #WeJustNeedToPee campaign said to PlanetTransgender about the defeat of Proposition 1 this morning, “but at the same time, more determined than ever. I do believe that justice will prevail, and that we have to stand our ground on this and all issues dealing with equality. […]

Equality Texas is trying to coerce and shame trans people into supporting them

Equality Texas is trying to coerce and shame trans people into supporting them

Legislator Debbie Riddle introduced a bill fatal to trans people that our splintered queer community is defenseless against. Last year Plano Texas passed an amendment to its human rights ordinance which legalized prohibiting transgender people from public accommodation, specifically the restroom. It’s common knowledge that the city council did this to satisfy Toyota which is […]

New Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is gunning for trans people and EQTX is helping him aim

New Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is gunning for trans people and EQTX is helping him aim

Texas transgender people Greg Abbott is gunning for you. Your freedoms are at stake à la Equality Maryland only this time its worst. Much, much worst. Every city-wide transgender inclusive human rights ordinance in the state will be erased with the stroke of a pen, if Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott have their […]