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Two San Antonio Congressmen Score 100 on HRC’s Congressional Scorecard

Two San Antonio Congressmen Score 100 on HRC’s Congressional Scorecard

With the November election just around the corner, the Human Rights Campaign has released it’s Congressional Scorecard for the 115th Congress that measures support for LGBTQ equality in Congress. Locally, two San Antonio Congressmen scored 100 on the survey. Congressman Joaquín Castro of District 20 and Congressman Lloyd Doggett of District 35 scored 100 on

Ellen DeGeneres Wants to Meet Beto O’Rourke After He Defends Kneeling NFL Players

Famed talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is Beto O’Rourke’s newest supporter. On Tuesday, August 21, the quick-video news site NowThis shared a four-minute clip of the U.S. Senate candidate speaking about NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. When asked if kneeling was disrespectful, O’Rourke said, “I can think of nothing more American.” ‘I can

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

Ted Cruz Getting His Own Queer Dance Protest at Texas Capitol

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s been a year since 500 spandex and legwarmer-wearing Texans flooded the streets surrounding the Governor’s Mansion to protest newly-proposed “transphobic and homophobic laws” coming down the legislative pipeline. Governor Greg Abbott was conveniently not home to witness the planned “queer dance freakout.” But, if you recall, the

This Week’s Biggest Asshats in the ‘Bathroom’ Debate

As the debate over which public bathroom transgender people should be allowed to use continues, one thing has become increasingly clear: The people arguing against such rights have little to zero knowledge of what it means to be transgender. From politicians to television sports analysts, many have weighed in with poorly informed opinions. Here’s a roundup

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