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Gay Candidate Throws Hat Into North Texas Congressional Race

Gay Candidate Throws Hat Into North Texas Congressional Race

A gay man from Arlington, Texas has launched a campaign against Republican Congressman Joe Barton of Ennis who represents the state’s 6th District. In the online announcement of his candidacy, John W. Duncan details what he says are the “core tenets” of the Democratic Party and his own guiding principles. “For the past decade, I

Photos: Stonewall Democrats Endorsement Forum

Approximately 40 candidates running for mayor and city council came to the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio endorsement forum on March 26 at the Metropolitan Community Church. Candidates had several minutes each to address the membership and answer questions. The list of endorsements will be released later this evening. (Photos by Sam Sanchez) Click here

Stonewall Dems Ready for Candidate Endorsement Forum

Members of the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio are getting ready for the group’s candidate endorsement forum slated for Sunday, March 26. The event, which is open to the public, marks the first for newly-elected Stonewall co-chairs Chris Forbrich and Ellen Stephens. Stonewall sent invitations to all the candidates running in the May 6 municipal

Mayoral Candidates at Town Hall Questioned About Anti-Trans Bill

Three mayoral candidates attending a town hall sponsored by the Rivard Report on February 7 at the Pearl Stable were asked to comment on Senate Bill 6, the anti-trans bathroom bill under consideration by the Texas Legislature. SB6 bars transgender people from using the bathroom that matches their gender identity and would prohibit local ordinances

Stonewall Democrats of SA Elect New Leadership

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio elected a new slate of officers at their monthly meeting on Monday, January 16. Heading up the board of directors will be new co-chairs Ellen Stephens and Chris Forbrich. Carolee Moore, a former co-chair, will now serve as secretary. Other board members are: Vincent Enriquez, Dee Villarrubia and Sharon

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