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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

SA LGBT LULAC Named Council of the Year

San Antonio’s LGBT LULAC chapter was named National Council of the Year at the 87th National LULAC Convention in Washington, D.C. last week. The award was presented to Orgullo de San Antonio LGBT LULAC Council #22198 by Roger Rocha, Jr., president of LULAC National. LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) was founded in 1929.

LGBT Activists to Picket Abbott Book Signing in McAllen

Activists from seven different community organizations are planning to picket Texas Governor Greg Abbott during his “Broken But Unbowed Texas Book Tour” in McAllen, Texas on May 26. Aquí Estamos, the Texas Freedom Network, South Texans for Reproductive Justice, Curando RGV, Valley AIDS Council, PFLAG Harlingen, and Call To Action RGV will participate in the

Texas Congressmen Sign Letter Admonishing LGBT-Friendly Companies

Over 100 members of Congress and senators who belong to the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation have signed a letter admonishing executives of professional sports and entertainment companies who have opposed religious liberty legislation in various states. Among those signing the letter were 39 Texas politicians. According to its website, the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation’s vision

SA television stations sponsor online LGBT roundtable

Two local television stations are convening an online roundtable to discuss “topics facing the LGBT community.” New4SA (WOAI-TV) and Fox29 (KABB-TV) are sponsoring A Discussion: Equality in America on from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 8 on their websites (News4SA.com and FoxSanAntonio.com). Panelists for the roundtable are Steve Rudner, chairman of the board

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