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City Council Governance Committee Approves Rainbow Crosswalks

City Council Governance Committee Approves Rainbow Crosswalks

Members of the San Antonio City Council’s Governance committee on August 2 voted to approve the installation of rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Main and East Evergreen avenues. “The measure is approved and will launch as a pilot program and report back to transportation committee six months after installation. We hope to have

Chris Forbrich to Head Committee that Assists County’s Small and Minority Businesses

Local gay businessman Chris Forbrich has been elected chairman of the Bexar County SMWBE Program Advisory Committee, a group that works with the county to increase small, minority and women-owned business participation and procurement in Bexar County projects. According to the Bexar County SMWBE (Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise) Program website, there are over 45,000

Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ readings raise funds and awareness

The Rape Crisis Center, in partnership with P.E.A.C.E. Initiative and the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter, will present their ninth annual staged readings of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.” Organizers of the San Antonio production emphasize it is being staged to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the organizations involved. All the actresses are community

2015 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 2015. JANUARY Cornyation’s Robert Rehm dies There is no adequate way to document the contributions that Robert Rehm made to the San Antonio theater community, his former students at Jefferson High School’s Fine Arts Magnet Academy, and Cornyation, where he was

What you’ll need to get married in TX

We asked our sister pub the Current for a get-me-to-the courthouse-on-time checklist and they quickly obliged: Bexar County Clerk Gerard Rickhoff says his office will begin to grant licenses within 30 minutes of a ruling and he’ll stay open after hours if he needs to.  Both applicants will need proof of age and identity by

Rosie Gonzalez hired as Von Ormy city attorney

San Antonio lawyer and activist Rosie Gonzalez was recently hired as city attorney for Von Ormy, Texas, a small municipality located about 15 miles southwest of downtown San Antonio on IH 35. Gonzalez is a native of Brownsville who has lived in San Antonio for almost 30 years. She attended St. Mary’s University where she

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