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Black Trans Advocacy to Hold National Conference in Dallas

Black Trans Advocacy to Hold National Conference in Dallas

Black Trans Advocacy, an organization that focuses on the inequities faced by black transgender people, is holding its sixth annual conference in Dallas, Texas from April 24 to 30. Founded by Carter and Espy Brown, Black Trans Advocacy is the only national organization for black transgender men and women. The agency is headquartered in Dallas.

Campy New Musical ‘The Golden Glee Club’ to Open at Woodlawn Pointe

Campy New Musical ‘The Golden Glee Club’ to Open at Woodlawn Pointe

A new drag musical inspired by the The Golden Girls will kick off a series of LGBT friendly productions at the community center at Woodlawn Pointe. Directed by Greg Hinojosa, The Golden Glee Club, tells the story of four older ladies who decide it’s time to get off their rockers and start a glee club. The

LGBT Events Are Part of Fiesta Celebration

LGBT Events Are Part of Fiesta Celebration

Now in its 126th year, Fiesta San Antonio is a annual festival featuring ten days of parties and parades which this year begin on April 20. The celebration started in 1891 as a parade to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. It has evolved into one

American Idol Alum David Hernandez to Perform at Webb Party

American Idol Alum David Hernandez to Perform at Webb Party

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation’s Webb Party returns after a one-year hiatus on April 21 at the Bonham Exchange with the 80’s theme, “Reboot,” and a live entertainment roster headlined by American Idol alumnus David Hernandez. As one of SAAF’s signature fundraising events, the Webb usually attracts over 1,500 guests and helps raise over $100,000

Corpus Christi’s First-Ever Pride Parade Scheduled for June

Corpus Christi’s First-Ever Pride Parade Scheduled for June

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. The first-ever Pride parade to be held in Corpus Christi will take place through the streets of Corpus’ downtown this year on June 3. After 10 months of planning and collaborating with the city of Corpus Christi, Pride Downtown, a community-focused organization that concentrates on equal rights, says it’s

New Venue for Fiesta Youth’s Annual Masquerade Fundraiser

New Venue for Fiesta Youth’s Annual Masquerade Fundraiser

Event organizers at Fiesta Youth are making the final preparations for the third annual Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil party, a masquerade-themed fundraiser which this year will be held on Friday, April 21. The new venue for the event, The Veranda, was built in the 1920’s and sits on 35 acres of

Book Release Party Slated for ‘Alejandro Diaz: It Takes a Village’

Book Release Party Slated for ‘Alejandro Diaz: It Takes a Village’

The Linda Pace Foundation is hosting a book release party for Alejandro Diaz: It Takes a Village on Thursday, April 13 at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex. The book is the counterpart to the exhibition of the same name held at SPACE Gallery in 2015. It features essays by Kathryn Kanjo, Rita Gonzalez and poetic commentary

Nascent|Nation Explores the Minority Experience in America

Nascent|Nation Explores the Minority Experience in America

Nascent|Nation, an exhibition of visual and performance art, was presented with spectacular results on April 8 at Brick at Blue Star. The project was curated by dancer Tamara Adira and violinist Darian Thomas who are members of the local flamenco troupe Arte y Pasión. Thematically, the installations consisted of works which explore the realities of living

Latest ‘Drag Race’ Star Farrah Moan to Make SA Visit

Latest ‘Drag Race’ Star Farrah Moan to Make SA Visit

Just three weeks into season nine of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Rey Lopez Entertainment is bringing Farrah Moan, one of this season’s breakout stars, to Heat Nightclub on Wednesday, April 12. Born in Texas and now working as a Vegas showgirl, the twenty-three-year old Farrah describes her look as a cross between fetish, old school Hollywood and

Del Shores ‘Very Sordid Wedding’ Makes Texas Premiere in SA

Del Shores ‘Very Sordid Wedding’ Makes Texas Premiere in SA

Writer Del Shores once again brings together the zany characters of conservative Winters, Texas in his hilarious new film, “A Very Sordid Wedding,” which makes its Texas premiere in San Antonio at The Playhouse on April 15. The film is a sequel to Shores’ “Sordid Lives,” which started as a play in 1996 and went

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