Tag Archives: Pride Center San Antonio

Save the Dates: Autumn Marks Start of Fundraiser Season

Save the Dates: Autumn Marks Start of Fundraiser 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 first weekend of fall promises to be a busy one with banquets slated on three consecutive days. On September

‘Give Out Day’ Raises Funds for Local LGBT Nonprofits

On August 2, over 500 LGBT nonprofit organizations from all 50 states will be participating in a national day of giving dubbed Give Out Day. Throughout the day-long event, LGBT nonprofits, ranging from the arts to social services agencies, advocacy groups to sports leagues, community centers to health care nonprofits will be soliciting funds for

Comedy Queens Back in SA

Comedian Poppy Champlin is coming back to San Antonio on July 13 and 14 with her unique comedy revue, The Queer Queens of Qomedy, and she’s bringing with her two of the funniest lesbians in the business. Once crowned “America’s Funniest Woman,” Champlin has had a long and stellar career that’s included appearances on LOGO,

Mayor Jeered by Protesters at Vigil

San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor was jeered by about a dozen protestors while she gave the opening prayer at a June 16 vigil in Crockett Park for the victims of the Orlando shootings. The screams of “Shame on you Ivy” and “You’re part of the hurt Ivy” as well as other insults drowned out

Mayor to Attend Vigil for Orlando Victims

Pride Center San Antonio announced today that San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor will join members of the LGBT and allied community for a candlelight vigil on June 16 in honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting. According to a press release, the event, which is being organized by Pride Center San Antonio, will

The Little Charity Birthday Party That Could

Activist Ana Alicia Perez is telling her friends (and the community) to ditch the presents and instead bring a donation for Pride Center San Antonio or Mujeres Unidas when they come to her birthday party on March 5. This is the sixth year Perez has had a birthday fundraiser. Over the years, she’s accepted donations

Words of Wisdom from Celebrated Author Carla Trujillo

Born in New Mexico and based in California, Carla Trujillo is an esteemed fiction writer, editor, educator and a founding member of the Macondo Writers Workshop that Sandra Cisneros established in San Antonio in 1995. Celebrated for her novel What Night Brings (2003) and her work as editor of the Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology Chicana

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