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Texas Senate Approves Bill Disqualifying Trans Student Athletes on Hormone Therapy

Texas Senate Approves Bill Disqualifying Trans Student Athletes on Hormone Therapy

State Senator Carlos Uresti of San Antonio was one of four Democrats who sided with Republican colleagues on the preliminary approval of a bill that lets the University Interscholastic League disqualify student athletes on steroids, including trans boys taking testosterone for gender dysphoria. Joining Uresti in approving Senate Bill 2095 on May 9 were fellow

TransVisible Project Introduced in Rio Grande Valley

A public awareness awareness campaign to introduce transgender Texans to communities all over the state was rolled-out on August 11 in the Rio Grande Valley. The campaign, the TransVisible Project, was introduced at a press conference by officials from Equality Texas, state Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and Aqui Estamos, an LGBT activist group headquartered in

Pro and anti-LGBT bills await opening of Texas Legislature

The 84th Texas Legislature opens its 140-day work session today with a Republican majority: Twenty Republicans and 11 Democrats in the Senate, and 97 Republicans and 52 Democrats in the House. There are bills filed to further restrict abortion rights, to terminate in-state tuition for children of immigrants, to outlaw sanctuary cities and to increase

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