How Dare You Protest A President During an Election Year – An Historical Perspective

About a hundred years ago, then Governor of New Jersey, Woodrow Wilson remained *undecided* on the issue of women’s suffrage. Although he was a dedicated progressive, taught at a women’s college and had two daughters who were suffragists, his opinions were still evolving on whether or not women should be allowed to vote.


April 23, 2012 1

Bully Attacks Attendees at Anti-Bullying Rally

Teddy Molina, a 16 year old student at Flour Bluff High School, took his own life this past weekend after enduring the wraith of a gang of football players known as “The Wolfpack.”


April 4, 2012 6

Human Rights Lesson from the Murder of Trayvon Martin.

While there may be much debate around the circumstances involved in the murder of Trayvon Martin, one thing is now for certain: Racism is still alive and well in the United States.


March 30, 2012 0

Stupid Things People Say About Gays – They are Animalistic and Should Respect the Law

Every Valentine’s Day several mass wedding ceremonies are held in front of the Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio, Texas. For over 20 years, Pastor Joe Sullivan, a former Democratic candidate for US House of Representatives – Texas District 23, has presided over the ceremonies. Last year, a group of same-sex couples participated for the first recorded time with no incident. Although after the event, Sullivan stated, “They don’t have a license. If they took vows, it really means nothing


February 18, 2012 2

Macy’s Store Fires Employee for “Religious Beliefs” – or Does It?

The Macy’s store at Rivercenter Mall in San Antonio, Texas, recently came under fire for its termination of Natalie Johnson, who was employed by Macy’s until a few days before Thanksgiving. Ms. Johnson refused to allow a transgender woman to use the lady’s fitting room. According to the organization representing Ms. Johnson, Liberty Counsel, she…
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December 8, 2011 0

Texas Democratic Executive Committee Gambles Away Human Rights

The Texas State Democratic Party bowed to fear this past week when the Executive Committee met to vote on proposed primary ballot referendum. In a move that silenced one of the most staunch populaces aligned with the Democratic Party, the LGBTQ community, Texas Democrats voted 33-22 to exclude a marriage equality referendum on the 2012 Democratic Primary ballot.


November 22, 2011 4

Gay Group Goes Public to Celebrate DADT Repeal – Members Leave in Response

The Facebook group titled “Gay San Antonio” will be marking the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell by “coming out” from the “private” setting to the “public” setting on Facebook. When the Administrators formed the group, they originally set the privacy settings so that, without an invitation, the group postings and its members remained hidden.


September 20, 2011 2

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Motor Cycle Helmets and Barebacking

The City Manager of San Antonio, Sheryl Sculley, completed and introduced the new budget for San Antonio with an included provision to allow for financing of Domestic Partnership benefits for city employees in same-sex relationships.


September 16, 2011 2

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Blame the Victim

Sunday, May 22nd would have been the 81st birthday of slain civil rights leader, Harvey Milk. While cities throughout the country marked the event with various marches, rallies and celebrations, something much more sinister was taking place in Portland, Oregon.


May 27, 2011 4

Demand for Dan Ramos’ Resignation Escalating – Protestors Hit the Fund Raisers

Yesterday evening, about 2 dozen lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, along with their allies, stood in front of the Granada Homes building where the “Proud Democrats” were hosting a fund raiser for the Bexar County Democratic Party (“BCDP”). But in Bexar County, there is no reason to be proud of being a democrat.


March 18, 2011 2