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Community Struggles to Fund Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Ave. Strip

Community Struggles to Fund Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Ave. Strip

Originally published in the San Antonio Current In June, the San Antonio City Council approved a permanent Pride-themed rainbow crosswalk for the Main Avenue and Evergreen intersection — however, they’ll only be paying half of the construction costs, which leaves District 1 residents with a $30,000 tab. In response to this hefty financial responsibility, James

SA Pride Awards for Parade Participants and Activists

Pride San Antonio presented its Pride Bigger Than Texas Awards to parade participants and community activists on Sunday, July 24 at Club Essence. The Pride SA Festival and Parade were held on July 2 and attracted thousands from the community to the Main Avenue Strip. This year’s recipient of the Pride SA’s Vela Award is

Celebrating Pride All Year Long

When the Pride San Antonio Festival opens its gates on July 2, it will mark the 13th anniversary of the observance, which its organizers have dubbed, “Pride Bigger Than Texas.” “The idea was to celebrate Pride while raising money for local charities and nonprofits and working to build the confidence and potential of the LGBT community,”

Meet the Grand Marshals for Pride Parade

Pride San Antonio this week released the names of the Grand Marshals and Spirit Marshal for the annual Pride Parade which steps off along North Main Avenue on the evening of July 2. Grand Marshals for the parade are Judge Ron Rangel of the 379th District Court and Judge Genie Wright of County Court 7.

SA Community Reacts to Orlando Shootings

Updated: Sun. June 12, 2016 6:48 p.m. The San Antonio LGBT community awoke on Sunday morning to the news of the horrific killing of 50 people and the wounding of 53 others at the Pulse dance club in Orlando, Florida. Investigators are classifying the crime, which is the worst mass shooting in the history of

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