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Lou Weaver

Equality Texas
Transgender Programs Coordinator
Houston, Tx
Lou Weaver is a queer transgender man and a leader in Houston’s lesbian, gay,bisexual, transgender and queer community. Lou is the first Transgender Programs Coordinator for Equality Texas, working on elevating the voices of transgender Texans, including the Texas TransVisible Project, a first-of-its-kind public education campaign. He is a sought-after speaker on transgender topics across the state of Texas. With trans healthcare as a key component of his advocacy portfolio, he has helped educate healthcare providers and medical student groups on culturally competent care for the LGBTQ communities. Lou has served as a topic specialist advising multiple Fortune 500 companies, including Chevron, Dow and Shell, on employee engagement issues related to trans workplace policies. He has also provided guidance to local law enforcement offices to update policy and procedures for public safety employees, people in confinement and the larger community. Lou actively volunteers with the political and community engagement committees of the Houston chapter of the Human Rights Campaign, and serves on HRC’s National Board of Governors as co-chair of the national Diversity & Inclusion Committee.He shares his home with rescues Bruce the Dog, a 3-year-old black lab/pitbull mix, and a mouthy 13-year-old cat Cosmo.