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Local Facility Blocks SA Trans Woman From Making Blood Plasma Donation

Local Facility Blocks SA Trans Woman From Making Blood Plasma Donation

A local blood plasma center has rejected a San Antonio woman from making a blood plasma donation based solely on the fact she is transgender. As a result, she has filed a nondiscrimination claim with the city’s Office of Equity. According to attorney Justin P. Nichols, on August 18, Nicole Throckmorton went to the Biotest

Preparing Our Community for the Trump Years

By Justin P. Nichols, Guest Contributor This election didn’t end the way many people wanted, and even more didn’t expect. I’m not one to scream “the sky is falling,” but for the LGBT community, particularly the trans community, I’m saddened to predict cloudy skies with a strong chance of thunderstorms come 2017. We don’t know

Feds Send SA Trans Man to Women’s Prison

Out In SA has learned that a transgender man from San Antonio has been placed in a women’s federal prison even though he legally changed his name and gender marker before his imprisonment. Celvin Anthonie Carrillo, 31, was sentenced last year to serve 46 months in federal prison for conspiracy to transport illegal immigrants into

SA attorney offers free help with trans name and gender marker changes

San Antonio attorney Justin P. Nichols announced today he will start offering free legal assistance with name and gender marker changes for transgender people in Bexar County. Gender marker and name changes are necessary for trans people in order to assure that documents like driver’s licenses, passports and other legal instruments reflect their true gender

SA attorney files ethics complaint against Ivy Taylor

A local attorney has filed an ethics complaint against Mayor Ivy R. Taylor for her failure to report income she received from her husband’s bail bond business on financial statements she filed with the city. On May 4, the San Antonio Express-News reported that since 2009, Taylor  failed to include income from Marshall Bail Bonds

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