Members of GetEqual TX are blocking a major roadway in downtown Austin at 11th and Congress, directly in front of the Texas Capitol. They continue to demand passage of the “Fair Employment Act,” which would make it illegal for Texas employers to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. With only a couple weeks remaining in the legislative session, time is of the essence.
Update: Apologies for those who tried to follow this earlier, we had a coding error so that it did not pull my tweets correctly. Here is an updated version of the post!
Update #2: One of those arrested, Carey Dunn, posted an open letter on MyFDL earlier today.
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