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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.

Trans Man Stands Firm in AT&T; Discrimination Claim

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 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.