Tag Archives: LGBT equality

Doggett Denounces GOP Tactics in House Vote That Allows LGBT Discrimination

Doggett Denounces GOP Tactics in House Vote That Allows LGBT Discrimination

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin-San Antonio) is speaking out about the tactics used by House Republicans in a May 19 vote to retain a provision embedded in a defense bill that could potentially allow discrimination against the LGBT employees of federal contractors in the name of religious freedom. “Earlier today, not only did House Republicans vote

Equality Texas Takes on Proposed ‘Religious Liberty’ Legislation

Despite support from more and more Americans for LGBT equality, Texas’ Republican politicians are still doing everything they can to thwart progress in the Lone Star State. This week in Austin, Steve Rudner, Chairman of the Board of Equality Texas, testified against several dozen pieces of anti-LGBT legislation referred to the Senate State Affairs Committee

Hometown Hero: Eric Alva

Each year, the Human Rights Campaign of San Antonio recognizes individuals, whether LGBT or an ally of the community, who go above and beyond, personally and professionally, to impact the lives of gays and lesbians throughout the Alamo City and elsewhere. Important movers-and-shakers, Eric Alva and Judge Genie Wright, were honored in November during the

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