Tag Archives: La Botánica

Paper Tiger Hosts Holiday Edition of ‘Queers and Beers’

Paper Tiger Hosts Holiday Edition of ‘Queers and Beers’

On Dec 22, the Paper Tiger will play host to the third installment of Queers and Beers, “a big gay party” led by rapper Chris Conde and featuring performances by many of the city’s LGBT musicians. Earlier this year, the second installment of Queers and Beers, held on June 12 at La Botanica, served as

SA Small Businesses Join Effort Against LGBT Discrimination

Members of San Antonio’s small business community were on hand on October 25 for a press conference at the Havana Hotel where Equality Texas released a letter signed by over 200 small businesses from across the state voicing their opposition to any legislation which would legalize discrimination against LGBT Texans or visitors to Texas. Present

Getting Buzzed at Vee’s Chop Shop

Vee Hernandez’s studio space in the Salons by JC is decorated with San Antonio Spurs and New England Patriots collectibles. A mini fridge in the corner is stocked with cold water and soda. In many ways, Vee’s Chop Shop is a typical stylist’s station, but to watch the petite, curly-haired Vee cut hair is to

LezRideSA Builds Community Through Fitness

“Our larger mission is to support physical activity and build community through fun outdoor activities among LGBT youth.” In the fall of 2014, a friend of mine’s son locked himself in his room and refused to get out of bed for several weeks. This good friend reached out to trusted family, to doctors, to her