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Attorney Says Local High School Student Beaten Up and Bullied for Being Gay

Attorney Says Local High School Student Beaten Up and Bullied for Being Gay

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. A quick Snapchat video taken last week shows a Louis D. Brandeis High School student being beaten up on a bus. The victim said he was targeted for his sexual orientation. Three students are facing disciplinary action. Northside I.S.D. officials are continuing to investigate the incident to determine

Beto O’Rourke Makes Appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O’Rourke is set to make his debut appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, September 5. DeGeneres invited O’Rourke on the show last month after she heard his comments on NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem. To sum it

Beto O’Rourke Set to Appear on ‘The Ellen Show’

Rep. Beto O’Rourke is going national, y’all. No, he’s not running for president (yet?). After a video of his remarks on NFL players who choose to kneel during the national anthem went viral, Ellen DeGeneres let the Texas senate candidate know that she was a fan. DeGeneres retweeted the video and tagged O’Rourke writing, “I’d

Ellen DeGeneres Wants to Meet Beto O’Rourke After He Defends Kneeling NFL Players

Famed talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is Beto O’Rourke’s newest supporter. On Tuesday, August 21, the quick-video news site NowThis shared a four-minute clip of the U.S. Senate candidate speaking about NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. When asked if kneeling was disrespectful, O’Rourke said, “I can think of nothing more American.” ‘I can

Mayor Nirenberg is a ‘Zaddy’ According to Instagram

Originally published in the San Antonio Current We’re not sure how we missed this (it probably got pushed down our news feed in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey), but y’all have to see this magazine cover. Why? Oh, because Mayor Ron “Zaddy” Nirenberg is on the cover, y’all. First off, it’s pretty cool that our

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