Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Sheriff Appoints Liaisons to LGBTQ and Other ‘Culturally-Specific’ Communities

Sheriff Appoints Liaisons to LGBTQ and Other ‘Culturally-Specific’ Communities

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar has unveiled a new initiative, dubbed the “Community and Internal Liaison Program,” with the goal of creating relationships with culturally-specific communities in the county. Among the 12 deputies who were appointed to the program is Sgt. Stephanie Flores who will serve as the sheriff’s liaison to the LGBTQ community. “In

Texas Pride Impact Funds Publishes Needs Assessment of State’s LGBTQ Community

The Houston-based nonprofit, Texas Pride Impact Funds, has published a statewide study that offers “a systematic examination of the perspectives and needs of LBGTQ individuals in Texas and the organizations within the community that serve them.” The study, titled “IMPACT! Texas Statewide LGBTQ Community Needs Assessment” seeks to “fully grasp the diverse needs of LGBTQ

‘MaricónX’ Show at Galeria E.V.A. Features Work of Queer Lantinx Artists

Queer Latinx artists from San Antonio, Dallas and the Rio Grande Valley will be featured in a new exhibit opening on August 11 at Galeria E.V.A. The “MaricónX” exhibit is organized under the aegis of Arttitude, a Dallas-based nonprofit which serves to unite the LGBT community “with the goal of inciting positive change and equality

Corpus Christi to Get LGBT Community Center

Corpus Christi soon will become the sixth city in Texas to have an LGBT community center. If all goes as planned, the new facility will open in March 2019. The new center will be part of the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, which was formerly the Coastal Bend AIDS Foundation. In 2012, the nonprofit changed its