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by Sam Robles

Advocacy Director

@samroblestx sam@progresstexas.org

Intersex Awareness: LGBTQIA+ and Reproductive Rights

October 22, 2019
The ‘I’ in LGBTQIA+ doesn’t stand for invisible. Intersex people are fighting to be heard.
IntersexGraphic

Houston breaks down barriers to voting with countywide voting centers

September 10, 2019
Voters in the largest county in Texas will soon be able to cast their ballots at any polling location. The new program is expected to increase voter turnout in Harris County.
Texas countywide polling places

Gun violence should be sole focus of Texas Emergency Legislative Session

September 6, 2019
When Republican lawmakers are faced with serious calls for solutions, they ignore the needs of Texans and strike for politicizing abortion care.
GunPresser

How voting should be: Dallas voters could vote at any polling location in November elections

August 27, 2019
Texas must approve Dallas County’s efforts to make it easier for registered voters to vote at any location by September 5, if not, approved voters will be limited to voting by their precinct.
County_wide

Trump can’t keep women of color out of Congress

July 19, 2019
Progressives will not allow Trump to define the 2020 elections with racism.

Abortion will be a key issue for 2020 voters

July 11, 2019
Support for abortion reaches historically high numbers in the U.S.
Abortion Texas

LGBTQIA+ immigrants are here, standing up against Trump’s racist immigration policies

June 26, 2019
Thousands of Central Americans are escaping violence, while Trump’s immigration policies are hurting those detained and threatening those that are a part of our communities.
LGBTQ_Immigrants

Hey East Texas: Abortion is still legal!

June 13, 2019
These unjust actions prove why it's important to fight for abortion rights everywhere because the men who are fighting against our rights – the rights of Texans – are not letting state lines stop them.

The progressive fight against Republican efforts to rig elections

April 2, 2019
Republicans in Texas and across the U.S. are riggin’ elections

Progressives are fighting for state funds all Texans deserve

March 27, 2019
Progressive lawmakers are poised to fight for state funds to improve the lives of all Texans.
2019 Texas Legislature Budget

I grew up crossing the border every day to go to school

January 23, 2019
Voices of the border will not be drowned out by political debates.
Community Impact - Border Wall

Before George H.W. Bush refused to take action on AIDS, he and Barbara were pro-choice

December 6, 2018
For the internet, the “legacy of American heroes” does not go without blemish.
George H.W. Bush Legacy