Equality Texas Events:
2023 Signature Event Dallas: Love Equality Sponsorships Ticketed Event March 18, 2023 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Crozier Hall, 2218 Bryan St Ste 105, Dallas, TX 75201
2023 Signature Event Dallas: Love Equality Tickets Ticketed Event March 18, 2023 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Crozier Hall, 2218 Bryan St Ste 105, Dallas, TX 75201
SB8 Hearing LEGE: Hearing March 22, 2023 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Texas State Capitol, Texas State Capitol, Austin, TX 78701 The Texas Senate State Affairs committee will hear SB8, which steers public money to private schools (vouchers) and censors classroom discussions about LGBTQ+ issues (Don't Say Gay). The meeting starts at 9:00 AM in room E1.028
Draw a Line Rally FIELD: CommEvent March 22, 2023 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Texas State Capitol, Texas State Capitol, Austin, TX 78701 The Capitol outdoor rotunda, TONIGHT! The Texas Legislature just declared all out war on the LGBTQ+ community. SB8, the Don't Say Gay/Trans bill was just made worse. Tomorrow, they will try to criminalize drag performers. Monday, they are coming for life-saving healthcare. It's time to draw a line and make some noise. Come to the Capitol tonight for an emergency rally, and to make some noise with us. Make no mistake, these bills are a concerted effort to eradicate LGBTQ+ Texans and we need you here to draw a line.
SB12 and SB1601 Drag Attacks Hearing LEGE: Hearing March 23, 2023 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Texas State Capitol, Texas State Capitol, Austin, TX 78701 This hearing will take place in the Senate Chamber The Senate State Affairs committee will be hearing 2 anti-LGBTQ+ bills that attack drag performances. SB12-Defines drag as a ""sexually oriented performance,"" instead of tagging businesses themselves as sexually oriented. Threatens venues hosting all-ages drag performances with civil fines up to $10,000 and performers with criminal misdemeanor charges. SB1601 - Revokes state funding for any municipal library that hosts an all-ages drag storytime.
HB1686 Hearing - Youth Healthcare Ban LEGE: Hearing March 27, 2023 8:00 AM - 11:30 PM Texas State Capitol, Texas State Capitol, Austin, TX 78701 The House Public Education Committee will be hearing HB 1686 (Oliverson), the House bill banning life-saving, best-practice healthcare for transgender youth. The hearing starts at 8:00AM in JHR 120.
Fight for our Lives FIELD: CommEvent March 27, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Time TBD—midday Monday Location TBD—Capitol grounds Sign up to receive an email with details.