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Attorney María Salazar Is a Voice for the Vulnerable and a Builder of Bridges

Attorney María Salazar Is a Voice for the Vulnerable and a Builder of Bridges

María R. Salazar was 5 years old when she held her first important job. “I was the water girl,” she recalled of working at a tender age in the beet, onion and potato fields of Idaho, where her parents toiled as migrant workers. “Whenever it would get really hot, I would take the jugs out

‘Queer Brown Voices’ to speak out at Esperanza Center

In Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism, the new anthology from the University of Texas Press, fourteen writers from around the country document the often forgotten contributions of LGBT Latina/o activists in the LGBT movement. On October 10, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center will host six of the book’s contributors in a

SA gay couple featured in marriage equality campaign

An article in the San Antonio Current reports that San Antonio couple Brad Veloz and Mike Rodríguez are featured in a new Freedom to Marry television ad that’s part of a “Familia es Familia” campaign targeting the Latino community. The Current says the ads will be launched “in a handful of Texas cities, including San

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