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Texas Equity PAC Endorses Nirenberg for Mayor

Texas Equity PAC Endorses Nirenberg for Mayor

Texas Equity PAC, the registered political action committee of Equality Texas, has endorsed City Councilman Ron Nirenberg for mayor in the upcoming May 6 municipal election. In an April 28 statement, Texas Equity PAC chairman Eric Johnson said: “The Texas Equity PAC has chosen to give it’s only endorsement of the 2017 election to Ron

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

Are You Ready? Early Voting Starts April 24

Early voting for the May 6 municipal election begins on Monday, April 24 and ends Tuesday, May 2. Polling sites include the Bexar County Justice Center along with scores of other locations. This year’s election includes races for mayor and all ten City Council districts. There are six candidates running in District 1; four in

Guess Whose Political Forums Mayor Taylor Has Been Skipping

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Mayor Ivy Taylor has earned a tense relationship with San Antonio’s LGBTQ community. The rift dates back to the 2013 battle over an equal rights ordinance here, when homophobic and transphobic backlash from religious-right groups failed to stop City Council from passing protections against discrimination based on sexual

Stonewall Democrats Endorse Nirenberg for Mayor

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio endorsed City Councilman Ron Nirenberg for mayor at their candidate endorsement forum on March 26. Endorsements were also made in all 10 City Council districts. To be eligible for an endorsement, candidates had to fill out a questionnaire and appear at the forum to make a short presentation and

Photos: Stonewall Democrats Endorsement Forum

Approximately 40 candidates running for mayor and city council came to the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio endorsement forum on March 26 at the Metropolitan Community Church. Candidates had several minutes each to address the membership and answer questions. The list of endorsements will be released later this evening. (Photos by Sam Sanchez) Click here

Stonewall Dems Ready for Candidate Endorsement Forum

Members of the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio are getting ready for the group’s candidate endorsement forum slated for Sunday, March 26. The event, which is open to the public, marks the first for newly-elected Stonewall co-chairs Chris Forbrich and Ellen Stephens. Stonewall sent invitations to all the candidates running in the May 6 municipal

Stonewall Democrats of SA Elect New Leadership

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio elected a new slate of officers at their monthly meeting on Monday, January 16. Heading up the board of directors will be new co-chairs Ellen Stephens and Chris Forbrich. Carolee Moore, a former co-chair, will now serve as secretary. Other board members are: Vincent Enriquez, Dee Villarrubia and Sharon

2016 In Review: A Year in the Life of LGBT SA

A select month-by-month recap of stories about our community reported here and elsewhere in 2016. JANUARY Rev. Mick Hinson to leave MCC SA Reverend Mick Hinson, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced he was resigning his position. Candidates line-up to speak at Stonewall Dems endorsement forum The Stonewall Democrats of San

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