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José Rubén De León Brings His ‘Bolero’ to Carver Center

José Rubén De León Brings His ‘Bolero’ to Carver Center

Actor-playwright-musician José Rubén De León will perform El Corazón del Bolero, his tribute to bolero composers, at the Carver Community Cultural Center on December 16 as part of the Little Carver Intimate Series. The performance is billed as a a tribute to male and female bolero composers from Cuba, Puerto Rico and Mexico. De León

Annise Parker Named CEO of Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund

Annise Parker Named CEO of Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund

Former Houston mayor Annise Paker announced she has accepted the post of CEO for the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute. According to its website, the Victory Fund works “to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans by increasing the number of openly LGBTQ officials at all levels of government.” The announcement was made on December

Former Texas Judge Alleged to Have Molested Man for 35 Years

Former Texas Judge Alleged to Have Molested Man for 35 Years

A former Texas state judge will have to defend himself in a sexual assault lawsuit that alleges he molested a man over a span of 35 years. Paul Pressler, a retired justice of the Texas 14th Circuit Court of Appeals and a key figure in the “conservative resurgence” of the Southern Baptist Convention, has been

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Officially Enters Governor’s Race

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Officially Enters Governor’s Race

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez has made it official: She is resigning her office to run for Governor of Texas in the Democratic primary. Valdez’s announcement came just a week after news outlets in North Texas had prematurely reported her resignation ahead of a likely campaign. Her announcement on December 6 is the real thing.

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

There is no shortage of holiday cheer in San Antonio’s LGBT community as groups and clubs all over town schedule events to celebrate the season. From dance parties to holiday concerts to a breakfast with Santa Claus, there’s something for everyone on this seasonal calendar. Below is a select list of events and fundraisers for

Two DFW-Area LGBT Democrats Seek Texas House Seats

Two DFW-Area LGBT Democrats Seek Texas House Seats

Two LGBT Democrats from the Dallas-Ft. Worth area have announced their candidacy for seats in the Texas House of Representatives. Jessica Gonzalez from Dallas is seeking the Texas House District 104 seat, which is currently held by fellow Democrat Roberto Alonzo. Finnigan “Finn” Jones from Arlington is hoping to capture the Texas House District 94

SA Observances to Mark World AIDS Day 2017

SA Observances to Mark World AIDS Day 2017

San Antonians will be among the millions of people around the globe who will be observing World AIDS Day on December 1. The observance, which was started in 1988, is billed as an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate

Lesbian Attorney from Houston Declares Run for Texas Senate

Lesbian Attorney from Houston Declares Run for Texas Senate

Attorney and political activist Fran Watson from Houston has filed her application to be officially placed on the ballot as a Democratic primary candidate for Texas Senate District 17. Watson traveled to Texas Democratic Party headquarters in Austin to file her application on November 21. If she emerges victorious in this race, she will be

Anti-LGBT Conference in Texas Opens with Ex-Gay Flag Dancer

Anti-LGBT Conference in Texas Opens with Ex-Gay Flag Dancer

On November 17, the anti-LGBT hate group MassResistance opened it’s two-day conference, Truth 4 Teens: Countering the LGBT Agenda, with a flamboyant flag dance by an ex-gay man. “I have come to begin worshiping God with flags over the past two years, teaching in churches, conferences, art festivals and even making them by request,” the

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