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Lisa Scheps

Interim executive director, Transgender Education Network of Texas

Lisa Scheps is the Interim Executive Director and co-founder of Transgender Education Network of Texas. She is a longtime activist and has served on the boards of Equality Texas and National Center for Transgender Equality among others. She is the former chair of the Austin Human Rights Commission and is a trainer with the Anti-defamation League. Lisa is also the Creative Director of Ground Floor Theatre in Austin, TX.

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The lies behind Texas anti-abortion laws and “bathroom bills”

The truth is simple: Politicians trying to restrict LGBT rights and abortion access tell lies to push their agenda. Then they turn those lies into laws that actively hurt our communities. That’s exactly what Texas lawmakers are trying to do in this special session, where they plan to pursue both a “bathroom bill” and more measures restricting abortion access.