Tag Archives: Elisa Chan

SAN ANTONIO: Homophobic City Council Member Elisa Chan Resigns

San Antonio City Councilwoman Elisa Chan, who was secretly recorded making anti-gay comments in advance of that city’s vote on an anti-discrimination bill, has resigned in order to run for the Texas state legislature. In a letter to Mayor Julián Castro and council members, Chan said she was proud of San Antonio and “what we have accomplished.” She reflected on ...

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Quote Of The Day – Elisa Chan

“The comments from the staff meeting on May 21st were and are my personal opinions and thoughts as guaranteed to me by the 1st amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It is unfortunate that a former member of my D9 Council team betrayed the trust of my staff members and me. I will fight, I will always fight for our freedom ...

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SAN ANTONIO: Councilwoman Secretly Recorded Making Homophobic Comments

From the My San Antonio news site: “So disgusting!” That exclamation escaped the lips of District 9 Councilwoman Elisa Chan on May 21 in her City Hall office, where she was meeting with members of her staff to discuss the city’s proposal to update its nondiscrimination ordinance, adding protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. In the course of the ...

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