Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Madison Square Presbyterian Church to Host Pride Interfaith Service

Madison Square Presbyterian Church to Host Pride Interfaith Service

A Pride interfaith service sponsored by the Progressive Religious Organizations of San Antonio (PRO SA) will be hosted at Madison Square Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 23. The service, with the theme, “50 Years of Hope,” will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots “by remembering the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring hope

Another Trans Woman Found Dead in Dallas

The body of a transgender woman was found floating in White Rock Lake in Dallas on June 1 marking the fourth case of violence against trans women in the city in the last eight months. All four victims are African American. The latest casualty is 26-year-old Chynal Lindsey, a resident of Arlington. At a press

Texas Diversity Council Will Hold LGBT-Allies Summit in San Antonio

The Texas Diversity Council will hold its second annual San Antonio LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit on June 13. The Summit will bring together business leaders and community representatives for discussions on workplace equality. “We believe in educating ourselves on the importance of inclusion as it pertains to our LGBT community. Take the opportunity to make new

Annual La Reina Run to Benefit Rape Crisis Center

Volunteers and organizers for the Rape Crisis Center are busy making the final preparations for the organization’s annual La Reina Run which is being held at the Mission County Park Pavilions on Saturday, June 9. The Rape Crisis Center was established to help anyone “impacted by sexual violence, including men, women and children, and their

Who Do You Want to Be Mayor? Early Voting Starts Today!

Early voting for the June 8 runoff election begins on Tuesday, May 28 and ends Tuesday, June 4. Polling sites include the Bexar County Justice Center along with scores of other locations. San Antonio voters will be casting votes for mayor and for City Council representatives in Districts 2, 4 and 6. The big match