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SAY Sí Students Put an Inclusive Spin on Gaming

SAY Sí Students Put an Inclusive Spin on Gaming

You probably already know SAY Sí. The creative youth development organization, which offers tuition-free programs in various artistic disciplines, has been around since 1994 and inhabits a sweet piece of real estate at South Alamo and Probandt, right by Blue Star. You might have even caught a student production or group exhibit there on a

What Defines a Sex Addict Anyway?

Hey, Doc! I was totally just told that I’m a sex addict. I’m not even really sure what that means. I mean, I figure that if I don’t go through pussy like a chain smoker with a box of cigarettes, I should be okay, right? Can you explain this all to me like I’m a

Body Talk: An Argument for Trans Inclusion

Twitter is a cesspool of meme culture that one must immerse oneself in to fully understand. And I, like millions of others, have spent way too much time on the social media site taking in the online scenery. Something in particular that has been plaguing my feed as of late has been the “Fellas, is

Mujer Power: LGBT Powerhouse Cristina Martinez Leads by Example

One week before Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Southeast Texas, my wife Corrissa and I visited Galveston to celebrate our wedding anniversary. While there, we caught up with Cristina E. Martinez, an LBGT rights activist, entrepreneur and insurance agent with more than three decades of community service under her belt. Initially, we’d scheduled an interview

Rites of Passage: Forever Remembering Tía Chuck

A lot has changed in San Antonio in the seven years since Chuck Ramirez died. There are working artists, young ones and transplants from elsewhere, who never knew him. To his extended group of close friends, acquaintances, a still-tight micro-community of Southtown artists (for whom the rise of Artpace and Sala Diaz, the expansion of

Allies United: Thank You for Being a Friend

Updated October 12, 2017. In our efforts to champion each aspect of the ever-broadening LGBTQIA* umbrella, we’ve trained our focus on the letter “A.” Since the LGBTQIA* acronym has expanded and shifted over decades (and was not created by one sole entity), it’s important to note that different letters mean different things to different people:

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