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After Three Months in Office, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg Ratifies His Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

After Three Months in Office, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg Ratifies His Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

On June 10, Ron Nirenberg did the unthinkable: After two terms as a Councilman for the Northside District 8, he defeated Mayor Ivy Taylor by a convincing 54.59 to 45.41 percent margin (the first time in 20 years that a candidate defeated a San Antonio mayor seeking reelection), and he did it his way: neither

Save the Dates: End of Summer Brings Autumn Events

The end of summer marks the beginning of fundraising season for organizations in San Antonio’s LGBT community. While events are held year-round, the fall and winter are when many local nonprofits schedule fundraisers and signature events. The first weekend of autumn will feature the BEAT AIDS Annual Banquet marking its 30th anniversary on September 22

Chris Forbrich to Head Committee that Assists County’s Small and Minority Businesses

Local gay businessman Chris Forbrich has been elected chairman of the Bexar County SMWBE Program Advisory Committee, a group that works with the county to increase small, minority and women-owned business participation and procurement in Bexar County projects. According to the Bexar County SMWBE (Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise) Program website, there are over 45,000

Civic Groups Team Up to Register Voters at SA Pride Events

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio have organized a group of over 45 volunteers from four local civic organizations to register voters during the Pride Bigger Than Texas Festival and Parade on Saturday, July 1. The volunteers come from the membership rolls of the Stonewall Democrats, the League of Women Voters, Move San Antonio and

SAGA Endorses Nirenberg’s Bid for Mayor

Another LGBT organization has thrown its support behind City Councilman Ron Nirenberg with the San Antonio Gender Association‘s April 30 announcement that it is endorsing him for mayor. According to the press announcement, the SAGA board of directors’ vote on the endorsement was unanimous. SAGA praises Nirenberg, calling him a “man of integrity.” SAGA’s endorsement

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