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‘Bareback’ Sex and Drugs Help Spike STD Rates for SA’s Gay and Bi Men

‘Bareback’ Sex and Drugs Help Spike STD Rates for SA’s Gay and Bi Men

The ad on the gay hookup site BarebackRT couldn’t have been more succinct. A man was inviting others on the site to a party in a San Antonio hotel room where he would leave the door unlocked and be lying face down on the bed, blindfolded and ready for anonymous sexual encounters, “bareback” — without

Alamo City Tennis Classic Scores Master’s Series Designation

Alamo City Tennis Classic Scores Master’s Series Designation

The Tennis Club of San Antonio (TCSA), affiliated with both the United States Tennis Association and the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA), is a young organization (founded in June 2015) that has already achieved quite a status. The big tournament that the group hosts, the Alamo City Tennis Classic (ACTC), has, in only its

Huddle Up with the San Antonio Regulators

Huddle Up with the San Antonio Regulators

In the shadows of star UCF fighters Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey still lurks the taboo notion of women expressing themselves through physical contact. The International Women’s Football League (IWFL) struggles to escape that belief. The league was established four years after the WNBA, but has yet to catch its footing under outdated ideals. San

Tatum Rebelle Keeps Moms Happy and Fit

Tatum Rebelle Keeps Moms Happy and Fit

At just 5’3” and 110 pounds, Total Mommy Fitness owner Tatum Rebelle may be petite in size — but don’t let that fool you. This former Army Drill Sergeant turned personal trainer once made a grown man cry during basic training. “It’s my claim to fame,” she laughs. Today, Rebelle has gone from whipping men

In The Weeds with McAllen Transplant Lika Torline

In The Weeds with McAllen Transplant Lika Torline

“I’ll try to give you the short version, but it’s still a long story,” Lika Torline warns me before zigzagging through the series of events that led her to launch In The Weeds Natural Skin Care, a chemical- and cruelty-free line of products she creates out of a live/work space at the Gardens at San

San Antonio AIDS Foundation Hosts Screening of ‘Desert Migration’

San Antonio AIDS Foundation Hosts Screening of ‘Desert Migration’

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the first reported cases of AIDS. On Thursday June 23, the San Antonio AIDS Foundation will host the first Texas community screening of Desert Migration at the Bijou Cinema Bistro in the Wonderland of the Americas mall. Directed by Daniel F. Cardone, the film tells the stories of

LGBT Alamo City Tennis Classic Kicks Off Friday

LGBT Alamo City Tennis Classic Kicks Off Friday

Hosted by the Tennis Club of San Antonio (TCSA) and benefiting Spay-Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) and Thrive Youth Center, the inaugural Alamo City Tennis Classic (ACTC) is one of the first international LGBT sports competitions of its kind in San Antonio. “We plan to give back to the community, and the main reason we will

Wesley Salazar Gets the Wheels Turning

Wesley Salazar Gets the Wheels Turning

The doors close, the lights go out, the music starts pumping and an assembled crowd start to move and sweat to the beat. No, it’s not Saturday night on the Main Strip. It’s just a typical indoor cycling class led by Wesley Salazar at JoyRide cycle studio. Thanks to his high-energy playlists and magnetic personality,

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