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Pete Buttigieg Endorses Gina Ortiz Jones for the Texas 23rd Congressional District Seat

Pete Buttigieg Endorses Gina Ortiz Jones for the Texas 23rd Congressional District Seat

Gina Ortiz Jones, who’s running for the Texas 23rd Congressional District Seat, was among 22 candidates endorsed by former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on May 13. The endorsements were made under the aegis of Buttigieg’s Win the Era PAC which was established “to support candidates who embody and lift up the values that bring Americans

Texas LGBTQ Candidates Fare Well in Democratic Primary

Out In SA has been following 11 Democratic Primary races with LGBTQ candidates in Texas: two U.S. Congressional races and nine for seats in the Texas House. Of that total, only one candidate will not go on to either the May runoffs or the November election. Some of these candidates ran unopposed. Following is our

Stonewall Democrats Announce Endorsements for March 3 Primary

After an almost day-long candidate forum on January 26, the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio announced their endorsements for the March 3 Democratic Primary. According to their website, “The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio is a political action committee that educates the public and elected officials on issues of concern to the LGBTQIA community and

San Antonio Congressman Will Hurd, a Republican, Voted in Favor of the Equality Act

On May 17, the Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, legislation that would outlaw LGBTQ discrimination, in a vote of 236-173. Eight Republican representatives, including Rep. Will Hurd of San Antonio, voted in favor the measure. The Equality Act would extend civil right protections to LGBTQ citizens by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual

Gina Ortiz Jones Running Again to Unseat Texas U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, launched her long-anticipated 2020

2018 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 2018. JANUARY MCC SA Pastor Resigns From Denomination’s Board After Firing of Black Female Elder Rev. William of H. Knight, pastor of MCC SA, resigned from the governing board of the Universal Federation of Metropolitan Community Churches after the firing of

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