June 2017, Issue #12
Failed Texas Bathroom Bill on Special Session Agenda 

Texas lawmakers head back to Austin next month for a special session to debate unfinished business, and the "Bathroom Bill" is on the agenda. The controversial legislation would require  transgender people to use bathrooms for their biological sex instead of gender identity in public schools, universities and government buildings.
"This is overt discrimination that will put transgender students in dangerous situations - physically and emotionally," said Legacy CEO  Katy Caldwell . "Our mental health counselors are here to help families who will be struggling with this for years to come if this bill is signed into law."

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Introducing Texans Living with HIV

Legacy was the location for the newest HIV empowerment project in the state: the formation of Texans Living with HIV"It will be a collective voice for  PLHIV (people living with HIV) in Texas to influence policymakers and combat stigma and isolation," said Legacy Public Policy Manager Venita Ray.
Upcoming events and volunteer opportunities

PRIDE Celebration Parade
June 24

The 15th 
Annual Mint Julep Show
July 16 - Rich's 
Get ready t o spend a raucous afternoon with "DreamGirls and Guys" and hosts Ginger Grant and Domenic Cusano. 
(832) 730-4433

The Gay 10K
September 23
Run, walk or volunteer to benefit Team Legacy

15th Annual Legacy Luncheon
Honoring Shannon Hall and Marcus Sloan
October 3

Holiday Schmooze
December 6
Hosted by Glen Gonzalez and Steve Summers

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