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Woodlawn Theatre to Host Pride Nights During Coming Season

Woodlawn Theatre to Host Pride Nights During Coming Season

The Woodlawn Theatre will be welcoming San Antonio’s LGBT community to a series of Pride Nights it will host during their 2018 season. The special evenings will offer Pride Night guests discounted tickets and pre-show socials with hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and live music, all followed by a performance of the theatre’s latest musical. A

Owner of Pegasus Nightclub Runs for Congress as a Republican

Owner of Pegasus Nightclub Runs for Congress as a Republican

Mauro E. Garza, the owner of the Pegasus nightclub on the Main Avenue Strip, has thrown his hat into the primary for the Texas 21st Congressional District seat running as a Republican. Garza is one of 18 Republicans vying to succeed Lamar S. Smith (R-San Antonio) who’s held the seat for the last 30 years.

Stonewall Democrats Announce Endorsements for March Primary

Stonewall Democrats Announce Endorsements for March Primary

After listening to almost 70 candidates speak over the course of over four hours on Sunday, January 28, the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio have released their full list of endorsements for the March 6 primary. The conference room at the El Tropicano Hotel, where the candidate forum was held, was filled to near-capacity with

MCC SA Pastor Resigns From Denomination’s Board After Firing of Black Female Elder

MCC SA Pastor Resigns From Denomination’s Board After Firing of Black Female Elder

The pastor of San Antonio’s Metropolitan Community Church has resigned from the governing board of the Universal Federation of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC) after the firing of the denomination’s only black female elder. In a December 11 Facebook post, the Rev. William of H. Knight, pastor of MCC SA, published the text of his letter

Fiesta Cornyation Names Charlie Biedenharn as King Anchovy LIII

Fiesta Cornyation Names Charlie Biedenharn as King Anchovy LIII

In a January 19 announcement, the board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation named Charlie Biedenharn as this year’s King Anchovy LIII. Ray Chavez, the reining coordinator of Cornyation, introduced Biedenharn during a soiree at the home of last year’s King Anchovy LII Jeffrey James. Biedenharn is co-owner, with Anne Ng and Jeremy Mandrell, of the

Recalling the Originator of MCC SA’s Love’s Day Tradition

Recalling the Originator of MCC SA’s Love’s Day Tradition

When the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio holds its Love’s Day Masquerade Ball on February 3, it will be following an annual tradition started years ago by now-deceased activist Jim Isaman. Isaman, who died in 2009, was the originator of the Love’s Day observance, which in years past included not only a dinner and dance

After Trump’s Vulgar Comment, State Rep. Mary Gonzalez Seeks ‘Positivity in Politics’

After Trump’s Vulgar Comment, State Rep. Mary Gonzalez Seeks ‘Positivity in Politics’

On January 12, the Washington Post reported that during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration President Donald Trump made a vulgar comment in reference to immigrants from Haiti and Africa. Trump’s words were met with widespread outrage. For State Rep. Mary Gonzalez of El Paso, the president’s comment presents an opportunity to endorse a more

Stonewall Dems Announce Candidate Forum Ahead of March Primary

Stonewall Dems Announce Candidate Forum Ahead of March Primary

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio announced their candidate forum and endorsement meeting will take place on Sunday, January 28 in the Trinidad Room at the El Tropicano Hotel. The purpose of the forum is to hear from candidates who are running for office and to vote on endorsements. The meeting is being held ahead

One-Woman Show ‘Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies’ Coming to Tobin Center

One-Woman Show ‘Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies’ Coming to Tobin Center

A new one-woman show that draws from the real life of actress Bette Davis will hit the stage of the Tobin Center’s Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater for three performances from February 1 to 3. Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies is written, produced and stars Jessica Sherr. The play takes place in 1940 just before the Academy

LGBT Organizations Seek Show of Unity at SA’s MLK March

LGBT Organizations Seek Show of Unity at SA’s MLK March

Leaders of San Antonio’s LGBT community organizations are circulating an email among their members and allies encouraging them to participate as one large contingent in the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. March on Monday, January 15. “All LGBT organizations and their members, as well as any interested individuals are invited to march together for a

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