Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

SA’s LGBT LULAC Council Elects New Leadership

SA’s LGBT LULAC Council Elects New Leadership

San Antonio’s LGBT LULAC chapter, Orgullo de San Antonio Council #22198, elected a new roster of officers during its recent membership meeting. Those elected to leadership positions were: Maria R. Salazar, president; Julius Lorenzi, vice president; Abel Zamora, treasurer; Laura Mullin-Mendoza, secretary; and Francisco Saucedo, Jr., vice president of youth. Orgullo de San Antonio was

Fifteen Named to Mayor Nirenberg’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee

Fifteen San Antonio citizens have been named to Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee. The finalists were chosen from almost 200 applicants who were required to fill out an application that was widely distributed throughout the community in March. Applications were reviewed by the selection committee which was comprised of community members Gregory Casillas, Phillip

Celebrating Fiesta At LGBT Events

Now in its 127th year, Fiesta San Antonio is an annual festival featuring ten days of parties and parades which this year begin on April 19. The celebration started in 1891 as a parade honoring the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. It has evolved into one of

HRC Endorses El Paso’s Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate

The Human Rights Campaign has endorsed El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate. O’Rourke is running against Ted Cruz, the incumbent, junior U.S. Senator from Texas. “While Ted Cruz has spent his career undermining the rights of LGBTQ people for his own cynical, political gain, Beto O’Rourke is a proven champion of equality who

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