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Pride Center Finds Permanent Home Near Main Avenue Strip

Pride Center Finds Permanent Home Near Main Avenue Strip

District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño and the board of Pride Center San Antonio announced on New Year’s Eve that the organization had found a permanent home just one block from the Main Avenue Strip. The new Pride Center will be located in a professional office building owned by the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital on

2017 in Review: Honorable and Dishonorable Mentions

HONORABLE MENTIONS A mayoral ally: Ron Nirenberg On June 10, Ron Nirenberg defeated Ivy R. Taylor to become Mayor of San Antonio. On June 21, his first day in office, he added his name to the list of Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination and ten days later was Grand Marshal of the Pride San Antonio parade.

2017 in Review: Top Ten LGBT News Stories

1) Ron Nirenberg elected Mayor of San Antonio In June, City Councilman Ron Nirenberg became mayor after winning a decisive victory over incumbent Ivy R. Taylor. Nirenberg received 54 percent of the vote while Taylor brought in 45 percent. The LGBT community cheered the victory, supporting a politician who during his campaign said, “We deserve

2017 in Review: A Year in the Life of LGBT SA

A select month-by-month recap of stories about our community reported here and elsewhere in 2017. JANUARY Jeffrey James is Fiesta Cornyation’s King Anchovy LII The board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as “the raunchiest, cheapest event of Fiesta,” announced in January that this year’s King Anchovy LII was Jeffrey James, the proprietor of James

LGBT Community Fails to Raise Funds for Rainbow Crosswalks

Updated: Dec. 21, 2016, 9:00 p.m. San Antonio’s LGBT community has failed to meet the goal of raising $30,000 by the end of the year to help pay for rainbow crosswalks on the Main Avenue Strip. Only $2,700 of the goal was reached via a Kickstarter campaign which was initiated in late October. Organizers say

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

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