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Meet Sgt. Stephanie Flores: The Sheriff’s Newly-Appointed LGBTQ Liaison

Meet Sgt. Stephanie Flores: The Sheriff’s Newly-Appointed LGBTQ Liaison

Last month, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar unveiled his Community and Internal Liaison Program in which he appointed liaisons to several specific communities within the county. Among the deputies assigned to the program is Sgt. Stephanie Flores who will serve as the sheriff’s liaison to the LGBTQ community. Sgt. Flores is a native of Corpus

Sheriff Appoints Liaisons to LGBTQ and Other ‘Culturally-Specific’ Communities

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar has unveiled a new initiative, dubbed the “Community and Internal Liaison Program,” with the goal of creating relationships with culturally-specific communities in the county. Among the 12 deputies who were appointed to the program is Sgt. Stephanie Flores who will serve as the sheriff’s liaison to the LGBTQ community. “In

2016 In Review: Honorable & Dishonorable Mentions

HONORABLE MENTIONS Advocate and ally: State Senator Jose Menéndez Long-considered an ally, Senator Jose Menéndez has worked to advance legislation that is beneficial to the LGBT community. Recently, Equality Texas named him one of the top five senators on LGBT issues. In April 2015, Menéndez worked to help prevent the passage of Senate Bill 2065,

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

Sheriff Candidates to Speak at LGBT LULAC Meeting

The top two of candidates vying for the office of Bexar County Sheriff will be guest speakers at the September 15 membership meeting of San Antonio’s LGBT LULAC Council, Orgullo de San Antonio. The current sheriff, Republican Susan Pamerleau, and her Democratic opponent SAPD Sgt. Javier Salazar will address the LULAC meeting. “Orgullo de San

SA Community Reacts to Orlando Shootings

Updated: Sun. June 12, 2016 6:48 p.m. The San Antonio LGBT community awoke on Sunday morning to the news of the horrific killing of 50 people and the wounding of 53 others at the Pulse dance club in Orlando, Florida. Investigators are classifying the crime, which is the worst mass shooting in the history of

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