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National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Puts SA Business in Spotlight

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is spotlighting a San Antonio LGBT-owned business as part of their celebration of National STEM/STEAM Day which seeks to inspire kids to explore and pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, art and math. The NGLCC selected San Antonio-based Forbrich & Associates LLC, which offers full-service information

Family-Friendly Holiday Shows to Catch This Season

The Nutcracker In April, it was announced that the San Antonio Symphony would not provide live accompaniment for this year’s production of Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker. We can now breathe a sigh of relief, however, as it seems the two organizations have reached a compromise that would allow the symphony to provide live music for

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

SAY Sí Students Put an Inclusive Spin on Gaming

You probably already know SAY Sí. The creative youth development organization, which offers tuition-free programs in various artistic disciplines, has been around since 1994 and inhabits a sweet piece of real estate at South Alamo and Probandt, right by Blue Star. You might have even caught a student production or group exhibit there on a

Man Sentenced in Murder of Texas Trans Woman

A 30-year-old man from Childress, Texas has been found guilty and sentenced to 20 years in jail for the 2016 murder of a 43-year-old Austin transgender woman. During the trial, which began in late October, JonCasey Rowell admitted to shooting Monica Loera at close range in what he said was an act of self-defense. Rowell

Posthumous Honors for Austin LGBT Activist

Beloved Austin LGBT activist and city council staffer, Ceci Gratias, will be honored by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and Austin Mayor Steve Adler following her death from cancer on November 5. On November 12, a memorial celebration for Gratias will be held at the Austin City Hall during which Mayor Adler

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