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Sheryl Sculley Has Been a Steadfast LGBT Ally During Her Tenure as City Manager

Sheryl Sculley Has Been a Steadfast LGBT Ally During Her Tenure as City Manager

Sheryl Sculley’s November 29 announcement that she will retire after a 13-year tenure as San Antonio’s city manager is a bittersweet development for the LGBT community where she is seen as a steadfast ally. Sculley was the highest ranking city official to ever reach out to the LGBT community when in 2006 she addressed a

HRC Endorses El Paso’s Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate

The Human Rights Campaign has endorsed El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate. O’Rourke is running against Ted Cruz, the incumbent, junior U.S. Senator from Texas. “While Ted Cruz has spent his career undermining the rights of LGBTQ people for his own cynical, political gain, Beto O’Rourke is a proven champion of equality who

Stonewall Democrats Make Two Endorsements in Runoff Races

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio voted two new endorsements at their March 19 meeting in races slated for the May 22 Democratic Primary Runoff. Stonewall gave the nod to Mary Street Wilson in the runoff for U.S. Representative District 21 and to incumbent Paul Elizondo for County Commissioner, Precinct 2. Wilson, a former math

Bexar County Adds LGBT Protections to EEO Policy

Bexar County Commissioners voted on Tuesday, Feb. 27 to update the county’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy to include protections for LGBT employees and job applicants. The update, which was introduced by Precinct 2 Commissioner Paul Elizondo, was passed by a unanimous vote, making Bexar County the second county in Texas, after Dallas County, to amend

Stonewall Democrats Announce Endorsements for March Primary

After listening to almost 70 candidates speak over the course of over four hours on Sunday, January 28, the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio have released their full list of endorsements for the March 6 primary. The conference room at the El Tropicano Hotel, where the candidate forum was held, was filled to near-capacity with

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