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Texas appeals court blocks ruling in same-sex couple’s divorce case

| Saturday, April 26, 2014
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A Texas state appeals court has halted divorce and child custody proceedings for two San Antonio women who were legally married out of state.

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Texas county benefits plan to cover workers’ same-sex partners

| Thursday, February 6, 2014
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Bexar County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a provision that would allow county benefits to be extended to employees' same-sex partners.

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Petition drive to repeal San Antonio LGBT non-discrimination ordinance fails

| Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas — An effort to repeal San Antonio's LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance died Tuesday when opponents of the measure failed to gather the required signature to put a referendum before voters.

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Anti-gay San Antonio councilwoman resigns to run for Texas state Senate

| Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio city councilwoman who made national headlines recently after a secret recording of a staff meeting was leaked in which she was heard calling gays “disgusting,” resigned Monday and announced her intent to run for the Texas state Senate.

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San Antonio officials targeted for recall for supporting LGBT protections

| Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A group of Texas Republicans and religious conservatives are pushing efforts to recall San Antonio city council members who voted in favor of a recently expanded non-discrimination ordinance that includes protections based on seual orientation and gender identity.

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Pat Robertson: San Antonio will jail Christians over anti-discrimination law

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Pat Robertson and his Christian Broadcasting Network filed a report Wednesday that falsely claimed that having a “biblical view” on sexuality has been “criminalized” in San Antonio, Texas.

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San Antonio approves LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance

| Thursday, September 5, 2013
Eric Gay, APJulie Pousson, right, and Jennifer Echeverry, left, celebrate after an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance was passed by the San Antonio city council, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio City Council has approved the LGBT-inclusive discrimination ordinance by a vote of 8-3. Developing, check back for update.

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Gay rights ordinance in San Antonio draws objections from GOP, faith leaders

| Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Eric Gay, APFaith leaders who support a proposed non-discrimination ordinance gather on the steps of City Hall, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in San Antonio.
SAN ANTONIO — Gay rights victories in Texas haven't come at the Capitol but at city hall. While nondiscrimination bills in the Legislature languish, Houston has a lesbian mayor and Austin offers health benefits for same-sex couples.

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San Antonio councilwoman faces ethics complaint after calling gays ‘disgusting’

| Thursday, August 29, 2013
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- San Antonio city councilwoman Elisa Chan is facing an ethics complaint filed by a city resident accusing her of violating city policies by using city staff, time and property for a "partisan political purpose."

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San Antonio WNBA player Sophia Young speaks out against same-sex marriage

| Thursday, August 29, 2013
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- WNBA player Sophia Young of the San Antonio Silver Stars was among the hundreds of protesters who rallied Tuesday against proposed updates to the city's non-discrimination ordinance that would add protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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