Tag: julian castro

San Antonio delays LGBT protections

Evangelical protesters and LGBT equality advocates met at San Antonio City Hall where a proposal to add sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran status to the city’s nondiscrimination policy was delayed in committee.

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Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio withholds endorsement of Julian Castro

Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio did not endorse Mayor Julian Castro in his reelection bid. Castro signed the mayor’s marriage pledge last year along with mayors of Austin, Houston and several San Antonio suburbs. In his keynote speech at the Democratic Convention, he said gays and lesbians have a right to marriage equality. And he was the first mayor of his city to march in a Pride parade and served as grand marshal.

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Could TX elect a lesbian governor?

Against three Democrats, Perry wins 47 percent of the vote, according to PPP. San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro polls 42 percent, State Senator Wendy Davis would get 41 percent and Houston Mayor Annise Parker would win 40 percent.

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