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Activist’s Charity Birthday Party Marks Eighth Year

Activist’s Charity Birthday Party Marks Eighth Year

For the eighth year in a row, activist Ana Alicia Perez is telling her friends to forget the birthday presents and instead make a donation to some of her favorite charities. Over the years, Perez has invited her friends to a birthday party where she’s accepted donations for the San Antonio AIDS Foundation, the Children’s

Seventh Annual Emerald Ball Fundraiser to Benefit Pride Center SA

Seventh Annual Emerald Ball Fundraiser to Benefit Pride Center SA

The seventh annual Emerald Ball, a variety show to benefit Pride Center San Antonio, will take the stage at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, March 10. The show, which is organized by photographer Julián P. Ledezma, who is on the Pride Center board, will feature local drag queens, singers, aerialists, the Live Oak

Del Shores to Perform His Newest Play in San Antonio

Del Shores to Perform His Newest Play in San Antonio

Del Shores, known for his work as a playwright and screenwriter who uses comedy to explore LGBT issues, will be in town on February 10 to perform his new one-man show, Six Characters in Search of a Play, at the Public Theater of San Antonio. Shores has written, directed and produced for film, television and

Woodlawn Theatre to Host Pride Nights During Coming Season

Woodlawn Theatre to Host Pride Nights During Coming Season

The Woodlawn Theatre will be welcoming San Antonio’s LGBT community to a series of Pride Nights it will host during their 2018 season. The special evenings will offer Pride Night guests discounted tickets and pre-show socials with hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and live music, all followed by a performance of the theatre’s latest musical. A

Drag Star Kim Chi Returns to Main Avenue Strip

Drag Star Kim Chi Returns to Main Avenue Strip

In the nine years since its premiere on Logo, RuPaul’s Drag Race has become a television staple satirizing gender stereotypes while championing the rise and acceptance of LGBT culture. Not without its critics, the show has been accused of advancing negative racial stereotypes and its namesake drag icon has even been accused of making transphobic

Fiesta Cornyation Names Charlie Biedenharn as King Anchovy LIII

Fiesta Cornyation Names Charlie Biedenharn as King Anchovy LIII

In a January 19 announcement, the board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation named Charlie Biedenharn as this year’s King Anchovy LIII. Ray Chavez, the reining coordinator of Cornyation, introduced Biedenharn during a soiree at the home of last year’s King Anchovy LII Jeffrey James. Biedenharn is co-owner, with Anne Ng and Jeremy Mandrell, of the

Mister Sister Leather Returns for Night of Wit, Laughs and Community Service

Mister Sister Leather Returns for Night of Wit, Laughs and Community Service

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. If you’ve spent much time in the LGBT nightlife scene, or perhaps attended the annual Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade and Festival, it’s quite likely you’ve spotted the elaborately costumed San Antonio Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence — a “modern, communal order of 21st-century nuns dedicated to community service,

Recalling the Originator of MCC SA’s Love’s Day Tradition

Recalling the Originator of MCC SA’s Love’s Day Tradition

When the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio holds its Love’s Day Masquerade Ball on February 3, it will be following an annual tradition started years ago by now-deceased activist Jim Isaman. Isaman, who died in 2009, was the originator of the Love’s Day observance, which in years past included not only a dinner and dance

LGBT Organizations Seek Show of Unity at SA’s MLK March

LGBT Organizations Seek Show of Unity at SA’s MLK March

Leaders of San Antonio’s LGBT community organizations are circulating an email among their members and allies encouraging them to participate as one large contingent in the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. March on Monday, January 15. “All LGBT organizations and their members, as well as any interested individuals are invited to march together for a

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

There is no shortage of holiday cheer in San Antonio’s LGBT community as groups and clubs all over town schedule events to celebrate the season. From dance parties to holiday concerts to a breakfast with Santa Claus, there’s something for everyone on this seasonal calendar. Below is a select list of events and fundraisers for

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