American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Protests Passage of Texas SB 6

ACPA is formally protesting the passage of Texas Senate Bill 6, citing its potentially negative impact on college students and ACPA members attending its annual convention in Houston, March, 2018.


As part of our advocacy efforts surrounding Texas Senate Bill 6, we are planning to send copies of Z Nicolazzo's book Trans* in College to each member of the Texas Senate and House.  Our partner Stylus Publishing has very generously agreed to donate the first 31 copies.  Donate $20 NOW to cover the cost of one book plus shipping.   Want to do more?  $100 will deliver 5 books to the Texas Senate! Or just $5 makes a difference and will be pooled with other donations

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ACPA Speaks Out Against Discriminatory Bathroom Bill in Texas

Texas SB6 Bathroom Bill

6 March 2017 Dear Colleagues, I am at the Austin Capitol at the Trans Texas Lobby Day today and will testify before the Senate Committee on SB 6 tomorrow. My testimony is provided below for your review. You can support our grassroots work in Texas to end discrimination against Transgender persons as well as members of the LGBTQ community. Use #STOPSB6 to express your views and “like” our Facebook...

InsideHigherEd: Bathroom Politics

Texas SB6 Bathroom Bill

...the Texas bill is drawing more attention than others because it is considered most likely to pass... Texas higher education officials have been mostly silent on a controversial piece of state legislation that would restrict bathroom use by transgender individuals on public campuses, even as the law could override existing policies and conflict with federal guidance. The Texas legislation,...

American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Protests Passage of Texas SB 6

Texas SB6 Bathroom Bill

HOUSTON, TEXAS (PRWEB) JANUARY 11, 2017 The American College Personnel Association (ACPA) dba College Student Educators International has issued a formal protest to Texas Governor Greg Abbott regarding Texas Senate Bill 6 and its potential negative impact on college students and ACPA Convention attendees March 11-14, 2018. This bill will require people to use the bathroom or locker room (changing...

Academic group threatens to pull Houston conference over Texas bathroom bill

Texas SB6 Bathroom Bill

An academic group is threatening to pull an upcoming conference from Houston next year, citing concerns with a bill before the Texas legislature that would require transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their assigned sex at birth. The American College Personnel Association, a trade group based in the nation’s capital, expects more than 3,100 people to travel to Houston over three...

Call to ACTION: ACPA Responds to Texas Legislators on SB6 "Bathroom Bill"

Texas SB6 Bathroom Bill

By Dian Squire, Ph.D. Director, Equity & Inclusion If you haven’t been made aware, Texas legislators have introduced to the senate State Bill 6 ( SB6 ), the latest anti-transgender “bathroom bill” in our country. The bill is colloquially titled “The Texas Privacy Bill.” The bill would restrict trans-identified people from utilizing restrooms and changing facilities that align with their...