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Most Influential 2015: Marsha Warren

Most Influential 2015: Marsha Warren

Mayor Ivy Taylor lost the support of SA’s gay community in 2013 when, as a councilmember representing District 2, she voted against expanding the NDO to include LGBTQ protections. She doubled down on that position in this year’s mayoral race, but she won the election nonetheless, and it wasn’t without the help of her LGBTQ

LGBT mayoral candidate forum cancelled

A mayoral candidate forum scheduled for April 28 that was to have dealt with LGBT issues has been cancelled. The forum, which was sponsored by Orgullo de San Antonio LULAC 22198, the San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Pride Center San Antonio and Move San Antonio, was to have been held at the San Antonio

Ivy Taylor booed over NDO question at mayoral debate

Updated: April 15, 2015, 3:11 p.m. Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor was booed during an April 14 mayoral candidate forum sponsored by the Rivard Report when she tried to defend her comment that the nondiscrimination ordinance was a political stunt. Taylor originally made the remark during a March 31 mayoral candidate forum moderated by Rick Casey

Ex-stripper throws his hat into S.A. mayoral contest

San Antonio Express-News columnist Gilbert Garcia reports that a former male stripper has thrown his hat into the mayoral race. Pogo Mochello Allen-Reese told Garcia that he worked as an exotic dancer in Louisiana after serving in the Army during the Persian Gulf War. Allen-Reese’s web page proclaims that he is now a “Slave of