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Julián Castro
Father, husband, Texan, presidential candidate. He/Him/Él. Former Sec. of Housing & Urban Development, Mayor of San Antonio.
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Julián Castro 7h
Sending a quick apology to folks at the —flight delays kept me from being with y’all. My best wishes to the —let’s turn the Buckeye state blue next November!
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Julián Castro 13h
Being tough on immigrants isn’t going to gain Democrats currency with Mitch McConnell. We need to be bold.
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Julián Castro Oct 12
Hey yo, I’m just like my country, I’m young, scrappy and hungry, And I’m not throwing away my shot.
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Julián Castro Oct 12
Thanks for the shoutout, . See you in Ohio on Tuesday!
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Veronica Mars, But Make It Bald Oct 12
Earlier this week, quietly dropped a comprehensive plan to combat discrimination against LGBTQ+ youth and same-sex couples in adoption and foster care agencies. It deserves a closer look. Read it at and on his page.
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Julián Castro Oct 12
How many articles do we need to read or videos do we need to watch before we do something to reform policing in this country? Police are supposed to make us safer in our community, not make us unsafe in our own homes.
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Julián Castro Oct 12
While American allies are being slaughtered and ISIS prisoners in Syria are running free—Donald Trump is spending his 236th day on a golf course. Priorities.
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Julián Castro Oct 12
More than 61,000 people in the United States are being held in solitary confinement. The UN has called prolonged stays in isolation a form of torture. It should not exist as a form of punishment in our nation.
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Texas Civil Rights Project Oct 12
ICYMI: This week we were joined by in trying to help our most vulnerable clients receive exemptions from the cruel "Remain in Mexico" policy. These clients were ultimately turned away by CBP. More on what happened:
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The Hill Oct 11
.: "As president, I would make sure... that we appoint people including members of the LGBTQ community to the Cabinet, to the White House staff, and other positions in the administration."
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Julián Castro Oct 11
Judge Daniels is right: this policy is “repugnant to the American dream of the opportunity for prosperity and success through hard work and upwards mobility." This ruling isn't the end. The Trump administration will keep fighting it, we can’t look away.
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Julián Castro Oct 10
We need to raise a generation of young people that have a greater appreciation for all Americans—including the LGBTQ community. That means being inclusive of LGBTQ history in our schools.
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Julián Castro Oct 11
It's my mom's first trip to Iowa. There's no better surrogate, because she's taught me everything I know about how to live my values. Hopefully she doesn't tell too many embarrassing stories.
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Logo 🏳️‍🌈 Oct 11
. chats with about his vision for LGBTQ rights—and the queer icon that inspires him to “kick ass.”
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Julián Castro Oct 11
On Monday, I visited Matamoros, Mexico to see the consequences of Trump’s Remain in Mexico policy. I escorted LGBTQ migrants who have been persecuted across the border to get asylum—but they were sent back. This is a gross violation of due process that must be changed.
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Suzanne Gamboa Oct 11
From CNN's town hall on LGBTQ+ community, ties rights of the community to foreign aid:
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Julián Castro Oct 11
It’s and our team wants to send love to all those who have come out—but also especially to folks who haven’t yet. We hope you can find the support, love and acceptance that allows you to live your very best life.
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Julián Castro Oct 10
If you can’t use your department to serve all Americans, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, you shouldn’t be a public servant. Secretary Carson has proven he can’t—he should resign.
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Christopher J. Cuevas Oct 10
Julián is the ONLY candidate that spoke to issues related to asylum for LGBTQ+ refugees seeking safety as they escape countries that persecute them ain't for being and living as their full selves.
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Latino Victory Oct 10
"We will go from an administration of cruelty to an administration of compassion." — Secretary
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