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Greg Abbott Says He’ll Soon Unveil Plan to Restrict Transition-Related Medical Care for Transgender Children

The move comes after bills to do so were unsuccessful during the regular legislative session — and after Abbott did…

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Texas Special Session Agenda Released by Governor Greg Abbott

Priorities include voting restrictions, critical race theory, and rules for transgender student athletes.

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Texas Bill Limiting Transgender Kids’ Sports Participation Runs Out of Time

Democratic lawmakers waved transgender pride flags on the chamber floor after SB 29 missed the deadline for the House to…

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Democrat Revives Texas Bill Restricting Transgender Students’ Sports Participation in Apparent Act of Retaliation Against His Party

The bill previously lacked the votes to advance out of House committee. After House Democrats spiked one of his bills,…

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Texas Democratic Lawmakers Push for Statewide Nondiscrimination Law, Ban on Conversion Therapy

As the Biden administration works to expand federal protections for queer people, Texas advocates and lawmakers are pushing for similar…

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Texas Education Board Approves New Sex Ed Policy that Does Not Cover LGBTQ Students or Consent

Most Republicans voted against proposals to teach middle and high school students about consent, sexual orientation or gender identity. The…

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Restored Protections for LGBTQ and Disabled Texans

Social workers will no longer be allowed to discriminate against the two marginalized communities.

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Texas is Revising its Sex Education Standards, but They’ll Likely Remain Silent on LGBTQ Issues

The Republican-dominated State Board of Education is taking up the first revision of sex ed curriculum in more than 20…

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Texas Senate Passes Religious Liberty Bill that LGBTQ Advocates fear Licenses Discrimination

The measure moved quickly through the Senate after the LGBTQ Caucus killed a near-identical proposal on a procedural motion last…

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House Panel Adds Non-Discrimination Protection to Senate Bill

LGBTQ groups worried that without the provision, businesses could pick which employees get certain benefits.

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