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Texas Equity PAC Endorses Nirenberg for Mayor

Texas Equity PAC Endorses Nirenberg for Mayor

Texas Equity PAC, the registered political action committee of Equality Texas, has endorsed City Councilman Ron Nirenberg for mayor in the upcoming May 6 municipal election. In an April 28 statement, Texas Equity PAC chairman Eric Johnson said: “The Texas Equity PAC has chosen to give it’s only endorsement of the 2017 election to Ron

MCC San Antonio Welcomes New Pastor

The Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Doctor William H. Knight, who presided at his first Sunday service at the church on April 16. MCC has been without a permanent pastor since January 2016 when the Rev. Mick Hinson announced he was leaving the church after leading it for

Treviño Campaign Accepted Contributions from Elisa Chan

According to finance reports filed by District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, his re-election campaign has received $1000 in contributions from former District 9 City Councilwoman Elisa Chan, who in 2013 voted against the nondiscrimination ordinance and in a recording made by one of her employees, expressed disgust for LGBT people. Chan made two

Are You Ready? Early Voting Starts April 24

Early voting for the May 6 municipal election begins on Monday, April 24 and ends Tuesday, May 2. Polling sites include the Bexar County Justice Center along with scores of other locations. This year’s election includes races for mayor and all ten City Council districts. There are six candidates running in District 1; four in

UT Dallas Initiates Study to Determine Needs of LGBT Texans

Sociologists at the University of Texas at Dallas are starting work on what will be the first comprehensive needs assessment of LGBT communities throughout the state. The in-depth study is being spearheaded by Dr. Richard Scotch, professor of sociology, and Dr. Kara Sutton, a sociology lecturer. Both are affiliated with UT Dallas’ School of Economic,

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