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Political Ad Suggests Candidate Is “Well Known” in Houston Gay Bars

Political Ad Suggests Candidate Is “Well Known” in Houston Gay Bars

The race for the Texas Legislature just hit a new low in the Republican runoff for Houston’s District 128. A flier linked to the campaign of 72-year-old incumbent state Rep. Wayne Smith was recently leaked to the media, insinuating his opponent, 31-year old Briscoe Cain is gay. The anti-LGBT flier features two men kissing in

Everything You Need to Early-Vote

Early voting for the March 1 primary begins in February 16 and continues until February 26. The election includes ballots for president, Congressional races, state offices ( judges, representatives and senators) and county officials including sheriff. For a complete list of races and candidates, use this link and select Bexar County in the pull-down menu.

Interview: Ruby Resendez, Candidate for State Rep. District 116

Ruby Resendez is one of three Democrats vying for the office of State Representative District 116 in the March 1 primary. She will face off against Martin Golando, former chief of staff to State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, and Diana Arevalo, secretary of the Bexar County Democratic Party. Resendez has been active in San Antonio’s

SA Stonewall Dems announce endorsements for March primary

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio spent a good part of Sunday, January 24 listening to over 50 candidates ask for the group’s endorsement for the March 1 Democratic primary. The presidential endorsement went to Hillary Clinton. Over 80 candidates were invited to participate. In the end, a little over 50 completed questionnaires and spoke

LGBT Bernie Sanders group plans fashion show, block party

A group calling itself LGBT SA4Sanders, is planning a fashion show and block party in Beacon Hill on January 23. The free event has been dubbed Project Equality. Project Equality will unfold near the Beacon Hill circle under the patronage of Karolina’s Antiques and Burnt Ends Barbecue. The two sponsors have stores in the shopping

Interview: Caitlin Howell, candidate for County Court 5

Attorney Caitlin Howell is one of three candidates who filed to run for judge of Bexar County Court at Law 5. In the Democratic primary on March 1, 2016, Howell will face off against incumbent Judge John A. Longoria. Republican Linda Molina is running for the post unopposed. Howell has been making the rounds of