Jody Serrano

Intern for KUT News

Texas
9:18 am
Fri September 6, 2013

San Antonio Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Tyler Pratt/KUT News

Originally published on Thu September 5, 2013 4:39 pm

A citywide debate over whether lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals should be included in San Antonio’s non-discrimination policy came to a fiery end on Thursday.

Before a crowd of hundreds at City Hall, the San Antonio City Council adopted an ordinance aimed at preventing discrimination against people because of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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2014 Election
10:09 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Wendy Davis' Father Dies; Speculation Builds Over Run for Governor

Filipa Rodrigues for KUT News

Originally published on Thu September 5, 2013 12:09 pm

Jerry Russell, the father of State Sen. Wendy Davis, died Thursday at 77. The news sparks more anticipation for those waiting to hear whether Davis will announce a run for governor in 2014.

Russell has been in critical condition at a Fort Worth hospital since August after complications developed from abdominal surgery. Davis was expected to make an announcement about whether she would run for governor in early September, but postponed the news to take care of her father.

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