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Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee Set to Meet for First Time

Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee Set to Meet for First Time

Members of San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s newly-appointed LGBTQ Advisory Committee are set to have their first meeting on Thursday, May 31 at the Central Library Auditorium. The gathering marks the first time the mayor will have the opportunity to meet the 15 members of the committee face to face since they were chosen. Future

Fifteen Named to Mayor Nirenberg’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee

Fifteen San Antonio citizens have been named to Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee. The finalists were chosen from almost 200 applicants who were required to fill out an application that was widely distributed throughout the community in March. Applications were reviewed by the selection committee which was comprised of community members Gregory Casillas, Phillip

Equality Texas issues call to action on mayor’s NDO proposal

A call to action has gone out from Equality Texas to San Antonio’s LGBT community asking for support of Mayor Ivy R. Taylor’s proposal to establish an Office of Diversity and Inclusion and to hire a human relations liaison to run the new department. “Since the passing of the updated Non-Discrimination Ordinance in September 2013;

Community reacts to Taylor’s apology

San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor issued a press release at 5:30 p.m. on April 22 in which she apologizes to members of her LGBT advisory committee for statements she’s made disparaging the city’s newly revised nondiscrimination ordinance. However, the mayor’s apology has garnered little sympathy from activists in the LGBT community. On April 21,

LGBT committee finally meets with Taylor

Members of the LGBT advisory committee finally had a meeting with Mayor Ivy R. Taylor on April 21 after waiting since last October to see her. The committee, comprised of Equality Texas community organizer Robert Salcido, LGBT liaison Marsha Warren and trans advocate Ruby Krebs, were appointed last fall to advise the mayor on developing

Taylor will most likely snub Stonewall candidate forum

With less than 48 hours before the event, it appears that Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor will not be attending the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio’s candidate endorsement forum slated for Sunday, March 22. Mark Porter, chairman of Stonewall’s endorsement committee, confirmed to Out In SA that of the four major candidates for mayor, Taylor is