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Elisa Chan

The latest news about Elisa Chan, the antigay San Antonia City Councilwoman. Elisa Chan voted against adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's existing nondiscrimination ordinance, though the measure passed in September 2013 regardless. San Antonio, the nation's seventh-largest city, now joins many other cities nationwide with laws to prohibit discrimination on the basis of perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity in public accommodations, housing, employment, and contracting. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

San Antonio Councilwoman Seeks Higher Office

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

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