Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Live Performances of National Theater’s ‘Follies’ to be Screened in SA

Live Performances of National Theater’s ‘Follies’ to be Screened in SA

Two live performances of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of the Stephen Sondheim musical, Follies, will be screened at San Antonio’s Bijou Cinema Bistro on November 30 and December 5. With a book by James Goldman, Follies centers upon a gathering of former showgirls in a crumbling Broadway theater which is slated for

Rosie Gonzalez Announces Run for Judge of County Court at Law 13

In a brief announcement on November 16, local attorney Rosa Maria “Rosie” Gonzalez threw her hat into the upcoming Democratic primary for Judge County Court at Law No. 13. “It’s official. I’m in,” Gonzalez told her friends and associates who gathered to hear her announcement. “Justice can‚’t be bought. No signs, no commercials, no push

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Puts SA Business in Spotlight

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is spotlighting a San Antonio LGBT-owned business as part of their celebration of National STEM/STEAM Day which seeks to inspire kids to explore and pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, art and math. The NGLCC selected San Antonio-based Forbrich & Associates LLC, which offers full-service information

Man Sentenced in Murder of Texas Trans Woman

A 30-year-old man from Childress, Texas has been found guilty and sentenced to 20 years in jail for the 2016 murder of a 43-year-old Austin transgender woman. During the trial, which began in late October, JonCasey Rowell admitted to shooting Monica Loera at close range in what he said was an act of self-defense. Rowell

Posthumous Honors for Austin LGBT Activist

Beloved Austin LGBT activist and city council staffer, Ceci Gratias, will be honored by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and Austin Mayor Steve Adler following her death from cancer on November 5. On November 12, a memorial celebration for Gratias will be held at the Austin City Hall during which Mayor Adler

Transgender Day of Remembrance to be Observed in SA on Nov. 16

San Antonio’s LGBT community will come together to observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 16 with events slated for downtown San Antonio. The evening begins at 6 p.m. when Pride Center San Antonio presents a Memorial Celebration of Lives Lost in Travis Park. At 7 p.m., the observance moves indoors for a service