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Ron Nirenberg slides to easy win in San Antonio mayoral race

Mayor Ron Nirenberg won a third term Saturday night, handing a resounding defeat to former District 6 councilman Greg Brockhouse, who just two years ago forced a narrow runoff with the incumbent mayor. As of 9:45 p.m., Nirenberg had 63.5% of the vote to Brockhouse’s 30.8%. Brockhouse conceded roughly an hour after polls closed. Things

Gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender kids would be considered child abuse under Texas Senate bill

Senate Bill 1646 is among several other bills that advocacy groups say erode the rights of transgender Texans. But it’s unclear what the legislation’s chances are in the House, where another major bill targeting transgender children appears to have stalled. By Megan Munce, The Texas Tribune “Gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender kids would be considered

Vandal smashes Artpace window, affecting exhibition by gay San Antonio artist José Villalobos

In an apparent act of vandalism, someone earlier this week shattered a window at downtown contemporary art complex Artpace. According to artist José Villalobos, the vandal hurled a brick through one of the Main Avenue windows facing his exhibition “De Los Otros.” Artpace positioned the installation by the windows so passersby could view it from

Trans students in Texas would be barred from school sports teams matching their gender identity under a bill advanced by state Senate

The proposal would prohibit students from participating in a sport “that is designated for the biological sex opposite to the student’s biological sex as determined at the student’s birth.” By Shawn Mulcahy, The Texas Tribune Transgender students would be banned from competing on school sports teams based on their gender identity under a bill that