San Antonio
News from within the borders of San Antonio, Texas and the fight for LGBT equality there. San Antonio has the seventh highest population of cities in the United States, and is considered a key battleground in the fight for marriage equality in the Lone Star State. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the American Southwest and is also the home of several key military installations. Past and present challenges include hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples.
Texas Trans Man Won't Back Down From AT&T Discrimination Claim
September 24 2014 6:19 PM ET

Trans Man Stands Firm in AT&T Discrimination Claim

Mitch Kellaway

Despite AT&T's denial that Matthew Hileman faced discrimination, he says the company tried to keep him from releasing a recording of coworkers discussing an 'ass-whooping.'

San Antonio Councilwoman Chan Seeks Higher Office
October 09 2013 4:05 PM ET

San Antonio Councilwoman Seeks Higher Office

Nicholas Cimarusti

San Antonio City Council member Elisa Chan submitted a letter of resignation Monday in order to run for state Senate. Chan made national news for her antigay remarks in a secretly recorded meeting.

San Antonio Adds LGBT Protections to Nondiscrimination Ordinance
September 05 2013 5:57 PM ET

San Antonio Adds LGBT Protections to Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Sunnivie Brydum

The nation's seventh-largest city now protects LGBT people from discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing.