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Actor Chaz Bono on Avoiding Trans Roles and Playing a Trump Supporter on ‘American Horror Story’

Actor Chaz Bono on Avoiding Trans Roles and Playing a Trump Supporter on ‘American Horror Story’

It was always a dream of actor Chaz Bono to star in the hit FX Network anthology American Horror Story. A fan of the series since season one debuted in 2011, Bono, transgender activist and son of singer/actress Cher and the late singer/politician Sonny Bono, wanted to take his promising acting career to the next

Project Runway Designer Mondo Guerra in Conversation at McNay

Project Runway Designer Mondo Guerra in Conversation at McNay

Fashion designer Mondo Guerra, who appeared on two Project Runway television series, will be at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio on November 30 where he will join San Antonio Express-News columnist Emily Spicer for a conversation on the eve of World AIDS Day. In 2010, Guerra finished as runner-up on Season 8 of

SAY Sí Students Put an Inclusive Spin on Gaming

SAY Sí Students Put an Inclusive Spin on Gaming

You probably already know SAY Sí. The creative youth development organization, which offers tuition-free programs in various artistic disciplines, has been around since 1994 and inhabits a sweet piece of real estate at South Alamo and Probandt, right by Blue Star. You might have even caught a student production or group exhibit there on a

Mayor Nirenberg is a ‘Zaddy’ According to Instagram

Mayor Nirenberg is a ‘Zaddy’ According to Instagram

Originally published in the San Antonio Current We’re not sure how we missed this (it probably got pushed down our news feed in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey), but y’all have to see this magazine cover. Why? Oh, because Mayor Ron “Zaddy” Nirenberg is on the cover, y’all. First off, it’s pretty cool that our

Noche Azul Concert Looks Toward Evening Sky for Inspiration

Noche Azul Concert Looks Toward Evening Sky for Inspiration

The moon will serve as the inspiration for this month’s concert by Azul Barrientos at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center where the singer will present Noche Azul: La Luna on November 11. Every month since 2007, Barrientos’ performances have showcased traditional Mexican music featuring a new theme with each concert and, over time, embracing

SAMA Exhibition Sheds Light on Ancient LGBT Icon

SAMA Exhibition Sheds Light on Ancient LGBT Icon

In antiquity, it was not uncommon for freeborn males to have sexual relationships with other males who were younger and of a lower status. Such was the case between the emperor Hadrian and his beloved Antinous, a young man believed to have been only 19 years old at the time of his death. Bringing to

Celebrations Abound for Dia De Los Muertos in SA

Celebrations Abound for Dia De Los Muertos in SA

In the coming days, Dia de los Muertos will be celebrated across San Antonio at a variety of venues. The observances range from community processions, to displays of altars and, at least at one soiree, an all-star drag show. Following are some events where you can celebrate the Days of the Dead. San Antonio Dia

Binge-Worthy: Newcomers and Old Favorites Feature LGBT Characters and Queer Points of View

Binge-Worthy: Newcomers and Old Favorites Feature LGBT Characters and Queer Points of View

With the wild popularity of shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race and Orange Is the New Black, plus the inclusion of gay, trans and non-binary characters on Billions, Queen Sugar and The OA, among others, it’s fair to say the past several years have ushered in a queer zeitgeist in mainstream television. This fall, the trend

‘Paradise City’ Set to Rock Josephine Theatre

‘Paradise City’ Set to Rock Josephine Theatre

On Friday, October 20, Paradise City: A Rock and Roll Fable will premiere at the Josephine Theatre. According to the Paradise City Rocks website, “The music tells the story of a dreamer named Jimmy as he and his band mates, The Heroes, seek to find their place in the world. When they arrive in Paradise

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