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Lesbian Candidate Gina Ortiz Jones Challenges U.S. Rep. Will Hurd for District 23 Seat

Lesbian Candidate Gina Ortiz Jones Challenges U.S. Rep. Will Hurd for District 23 Seat

The first candidate to challenge Republican Rep. Will Hurd for the Texas 23rd Congressional District seat is a native of San Antonio, an Air Force veteran, a former member of the National Intelligence community, and an out lesbian. In announcing her candidacy on August 2, Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones said, “I’m running to make sure everyone

2014 in Review: Honorable and Dishonorable Mentions

HONORABLE MENTIONS Leading the Fight for Equality: The Texas Marriage Team On January 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in New Orleans will hear the State of Texas’ appeal of U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia’s ruling that the state’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. This case would never have reached the

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