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Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

The Linda Pace Foundation’s newest exhibition, which opens on March 10, will feature 25 monochromatic works by some today’s most influential contemporary female artists. The show, titled Reclaimed, showcases artworks from the Foundation’s collection. Artists include Laura Aguilar, Dorothy Cross, Judy Dater, Annette Messager, Lorraine O’Grady, Robyn O’Neil, Linda Pace, Tracey Rose, Lara Schnitger and

In Lawsuit, Texas Couple Claims They Were Illegally Turned Down as Foster Parents Because They Are Lesbians

In Lawsuit, Texas Couple Claims They Were Illegally Turned Down as Foster Parents Because They Are Lesbians

By Sydney Greene, Texas Tribune This story has been updated to include a comment from the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops. Two female Texas A&M; University professors who say they were denied a chance to become foster parents for refugee children because they didn’t “mirror the Holy Family” have sued the federal government and a

A Guide to Voting While Trans

A Guide to Voting While Trans

We all know voting matters. Our elected officials have direct impacts on our lives, especially at the local level. But being transgender can often lead to anxiety when it is time to cast your vote. I’m lucky enough to have voted without incident for several years, but I know that many in our community can’t

Who Will You Choose? Early Primary Voting Begins February 20

Who Will You Choose? Early Primary Voting Begins February 20

Early voting for the March 6 Joint Primary Election begins on Tuesday, February 20 and ends Friday, March 2. Polling sites include the Bexar County Elections Department and scores of other locations. This year’s primary presents a challenge to Bexar County voters who must cast ballots on scores of races including governor, U.S. senator, congressional

Love Songs Take Spotlight at This Month’s ‘Noche Azul’

Love Songs Take Spotlight at This Month’s ‘Noche Azul’

Even though Valentine’s Day has passed, singer Azul Barrientos is keeping the spirit of the day alive with her upcoming concert, Amorcito Corazón, slated for February 17 at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Every month since 2007, Barrientos’ Noche Azul concerts have showcased traditional Mexican music featuring a new theme with each concert, and

Ted Cruz Getting His Own Queer Dance Protest at Texas Capitol

Ted Cruz Getting His Own Queer Dance Protest at Texas Capitol

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s been a year since 500 spandex and legwarmer-wearing Texans flooded the streets surrounding the Governor’s Mansion to protest newly-proposed “transphobic and homophobic laws” coming down the legislative pipeline. Governor Greg Abbott was conveniently not home to witness the planned “queer dance freakout.” But, if you recall, the

LPAC Endorses Two Texas Candidates

LPAC Endorses Two Texas Candidates

LPAC, a national political action committee dedicated to building the “power of lesbians and queer women who champion LGBTQ rights,” has endorsed nine candidates in races across the country including two in Texas. In November, LPAC endorsed Gina Ortiz Jones of San Antonio who is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress in Texas

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

Local Candidate Claims Endorsement by LGBT Group Which May Not Exist

Local Candidate Claims Endorsement by LGBT Group Which May Not Exist

Manuel Medina, the chairman of the Bexar County Democratic Party who’s running for re-election, sent out a mailer in which he claims the endorsement of an LGBT group which may not exist. In a glossy flyer that began arriving in voter’s mailboxes on February 1, Medina claims several endorsements, including one by the Bexar County

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