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Treviño Campaign Accepted Contributions from Elisa Chan

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

In Discussing SB6, Texas State Rep Cites ‘Dudes in Dresses’

On February 7, the Texas Tribune live-streamed a conversation with three first-time state representatives during which one of them said that allowing transgender people access to the bathroom of their choice encourages “dudes in dresses” to be beaten up. Participating in the event were Reps. Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park), Justin Holland (R-Rockwall) and Victoria Neave

Mayor to Attend Vigil for Orlando Victims

Pride Center San Antonio announced today that San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor will join members of the LGBT and allied community for a candlelight vigil on June 16 in honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting. According to a press release, the event, which is being organized by Pride Center San Antonio, will

Taylor will most likely snub Stonewall candidate forum

With less than 48 hours before the event, it appears that Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor will not be attending the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio’s candidate endorsement forum slated for Sunday, March 22. Mark Porter, chairman of Stonewall’s endorsement committee, confirmed to Out In SA that of the four major candidates for mayor, Taylor is

Mayor Taylor says political correctness is ‘frustrating’

In an interview published this week in the San Antonio Current, Mayor Ivy R. Taylor tells interviewer Jade Esteban Estrada that she finds political correctness “frustrating.” The interview was published on Wednesday, January 13. In it Estrada and Taylor discuss her time in office and the issues she’s been dealing with since she was appointed

Bexar Republicans seek repeal of local ‘pro-homosexual policies’

A resolution that will be presented at the January 8 meeting of the executive committee of the Bexar County Republican Party urges the “repeal of our local governments’ pro-homosexual policies.” The resolution, which was circulated to local GOP precinct chairs, denounces the passage of the nondiscrimination ordinance that was approved by the City Council in

Depositions on hold in AT&T NDO case

The deposing of witnesses in the nondiscrimination case of a transgender man who says he was unjustly fired from AT&T has been put on hold after the Fourth Court of Appeals issued a stay on December 11. On November 5, Bexar County District Judge David Canales granted Matthew Hileman’s request to put three AT&T employees

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