Author Archives: Georgina Cortinas

Most Influential 2015: Rosie Gonzalez

Most Influential 2015: Rosie Gonzalez

Gonzalez was hired as Von Ormy City Attorney in March (she has since completed her contract) and was recently appointed to the State Bar of Texas Commission on Child Abuse and Neglect. Gonzalez is Bexar County’s only attorney certified in child-welfare law, and one of approximately 50 in the state. She is a solo practitioner

Most Influential 2015: Melissa Gohlke

As a UTSA Special Collections library assistant, Melissa Gohlke has been building local LGBTQ archives for the past five years. Her master’s thesis was on the history of San Antonio’s queer community, and she “caught the bug” for conserving LGBT records after interning at the Happy Foundation Archives. Gohlke says working with special collections is

Most Influential 2015: Marsha Warren

Mayor Ivy Taylor lost the support of SA’s gay community in 2013 when, as a councilmember representing District 2, she voted against expanding the NDO to include LGBTQ protections. She doubled down on that position in this year’s mayoral race, but she won the election nonetheless, and it wasn’t without the help of her LGBTQ

Support the Pride Center while you paint

Show the Pride Center your heart while you make some art! Painting With a Purpose, Painting with a Twist’s August 25 event, will be benefitting Pride Center San Antonio. If you enjoy wine and art and want to support Pride Center, this event is for you! At Painting with a Twist, guests can enjoy a glass of wine as

Support Project Embrace at a classic film screening

Enjoy candy, bubbles, and a classic film screening to raise money for Project Embrace In celebration of National Chocolate Day, Out In SA is hosting a viewing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at Alamo Drafthouse Park North on September 10 at 6 p.m. Guests will receive a candy gift at the door and are

Former Christian music star on coming out and speaking up

“It was overwhelmingly positive, the amount of support people give when you’re your authentic self.” A self-described late-bloomer, former Christian music star Jennifer Knapp has been out since 2010. One might expect that with her faith background, coming to terms with her identity was difficult for the Grammy-nominated artist, but it wasn’t so. Raised in a