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Wendy Davis Is Keynote Speaker for Spirit of Texas Brunch

Wendy Davis Is Keynote Speaker for Spirit of Texas Brunch

Former state Senator Wendy Davis will be the keynote speaker at the Equality Texas Spirit of Texas Brunch on September 25 in San Antonio at the Rosenberg Sky Room. Davis, a graduate of Harvard Law School, served in the Texas Senate from 2009 to 2015 where she represented Fort Worth’s senate District 10. Prior to

Local LGBT Activist Recognized by State Social Work Group

A San Antonio activist will be recognized for his work in the LGBT community by the Texas chapter of the National Association of Social Workers during their annual state conference in Arlington, Texas on October 6. The NASW/Texas will honor Robert Salcido, Jr. with the 2016 Public Citizen of the Year Award, which is given

TransVisible Project Introduced in Rio Grande Valley

A public awareness awareness campaign to introduce transgender Texans to communities all over the state was rolled-out on August 11 in the Rio Grande Valley. The campaign, the TransVisible Project, was introduced at a press conference by officials from Equality Texas, state Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and Aqui Estamos, an LGBT activist group headquartered in

‘Give Out Day’ Raises Funds for Local LGBT Nonprofits

On August 2, over 500 LGBT nonprofit organizations from all 50 states will be participating in a national day of giving dubbed Give Out Day. Throughout the day-long event, LGBT nonprofits, ranging from the arts to social services agencies, advocacy groups to sports leagues, community centers to health care nonprofits will be soliciting funds for

Tickets on Sale for Spirit of Texas Brunch

Tickets for the 2016 Equality Texas Spirit of Texas Brunch are now on sale. The event, slated for May 22 at the Historic Pearl Stable, is Equality Texas’ largest annual fundraiser in San Antonio. According to the event announcement, “The Spirit of Texas Brunch brings together influential LGBT and ally Texans, speakers, and award honorees