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GLAAD, EQUALITY TEXAS, AND TRANSGENDER EDUCATION NETWORK OF TEXAS STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF TEXAS’ DISCRIMINATORY BAN ON TRANSGENDER CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN SCHOOL SPORTS

GLAAD, EQUALITY TEXAS, AND TRANSGENDER EDUCATION NETWORK OF TEXAS STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF TEXAS’ DISCRIMINATORY BAN ON TRANSGENDER CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN SCHOOL SPORTS

 

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, released a joint statement today with Equality Texas and Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) on the passage of Texas’ ban on transgender children, kindergarten through 12th grade, participating in school sports on teams that align with their gender.

“I have a complicated relationship with my hometown”: Bisexuals+ share their #SouthernStories for #BiWeek

Sofia, a bisexual Latina woman, says of southern Texas, “The culture is beautiful and rich and there’s something so comforting about seeing the big ol’ 10 gallon hats, with the big ol’ belt buckles, and the sound of music playing…At the same time, I wish it was a little bit different. I wish that we could come here [and] not be afraid for our safety.”

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Photo Credit: P.R.I.D.E. Portraits
September 14, 2016

Orlando shooting inspires Houston photographer to create 'Pride Portraits'

In the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando this past June, photographer Eric Schell "was at a loss for words, feelings and an understanding as to why we as a community are sometimes treated like non-humans." In response, Schell created a project titled "P.R.I.D.E. Portraits: Photographs Representing Individuals Deserving Equality".

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