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Peace Market marks 26th year

The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center will once again kick off the holiday shopping season in San Antonio with the 26th annual Peace Market (Mercado de Paz) on November 27 and 28. Organizers of the Peace Market say it is one of the oldest holiday markets in the US, adding that it offers a community-centered

LGBT LULAC Council to honor three at afternoon gala

The Orgullo de San Antonio LGBT LULAC Council 22198 will bestow three awards at its Tardeada de Orgullo (An Afternoon Celebration of Pride) on October 11 at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. According to their press release, the LGBT LULAC Council “exists to establish open and positive communication between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and

‘Queer Brown Voices’ to speak out at Esperanza Center

In Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism, the new anthology from the University of Texas Press, fourteen writers from around the country document the often forgotten contributions of LGBT Latina/o activists in the LGBT movement. On October 10, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center will host six of the book’s contributors in a

Queer Tango v. the Dance World’s Gender Binary

Seven years ago, Dancing With the Stars aired its first ever same-sex dance routine. After the celebrity’s dance partner had been injured, a male dancer stepped in during rehearsals so that time wouldn’t be lost waiting on the celebrity’s original partner, and somehow it was decided that the men would perform the dance they practiced together on air. They

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