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Interview with Lou Weaver

Lou Weaver

Lou Weaver

This week’s interviews are going to be about the referendum for the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which the Supreme Court ordered to be on the ballot. It is City of Houston Proposition 1, with a Yes vote being in favor of keeping the ordinance, which as a reminder prohibits discrimination in city employment and city services, city contracts, public accommodations, private employment, and housing based on an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, familial status, marital status, military status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or pregnancy. Lou Weaver is a consultant and activist in the LGBT community, helping various groups by by educating, training, and advising on matters of inclusion, equal access, equal care, and the equal treatment of transgender individuals. He was one of many people who worked hard to get HERO passed last year. We talked about his experiences as a transgender man and what HERO means to him and the city:

You can see all of my interviews as well as finance reports and other information on candidates on my 2015 Election page.

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