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Transgender Day of Remembrance to be Observed at MCC

The Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio will once again play host to the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance observance on November 17.  The day honors the memory of those who have died as a result of anti-transgender prejudice. According to GLAAD, “Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed in late November in recognition of the

Thieves Steal Audio Equipment from MCC SA

Members of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio were unpleasantly surprised on Friday morning to find that thieves had ransacked the sanctuary and stolen the congregation’s audio equipment. The church is located at 611 E Myrtle, just north of downtown. MCC board member Marsha Warren told Out In SA it appears the robbery took

Rev. Mick Hinson to leave MCC SA

Reverend Mick Hinson, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced on January 10 that he is resigning his position. He made the news public at Sunday services and in a post on Facebook, saying he is leaving the ministry and taking up hospice work. Hinson came to MCC SA in 2007 after spending

MCC to host Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Metropolitan Community Church will once again host the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance observance in San Antonio on November 19.  The day honors the memory of those murdered because of anti-transgender prejudice. The Transgender Day of Remembrance was originally started to commemorate the murder of Rita Hester in 1998. Hester was stabbed to death

With end of summer comes award and banquet season

Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of fundraising season in San Antonio’s LGBT community. While fundraising goes on year-round, the fall and winter are when many local nonprofits schedule signature events. The season kicks off on September 26 with the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio Awards Presentation and Comedy Show at

MCC’s Love’s Day banquet a tribute to Jim Isaman

When the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio holds the annual Love’s Day Dinner and Dance this year, it will be following a tradition started years ago by now-deceased activist Jim Isaman. Isaman, who died in 2009, was the originator of the Love’s Day tradition, which in years past included a Valentine’s Day commitment ceremony

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