Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Forgoing LGBTQ Issues, Owner of Pegasus Club Wins Republican Run Off for Congressional Seat

Forgoing LGBTQ Issues, Owner of Pegasus Club Wins Republican Run Off for Congressional Seat

Mauro E. Garza, the owner of the Pegasus Nightclub, which is located on the Main Avenue Strip, has won the Republican run off beating opponent Mike Allen in the race for the 20th Congressional District with more than 60 percent of the votes. In the November election, Garza will face Democratic incumbent Joaquin Castro, who is

Esperanza Center’s Streaming Concert Series Continues with ‘Noche Azul Sabor de Mexico’

The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center continues its monthly “Noche Azul” concert series on Sunday afternoon, July 19 featuring singer Azul Barrientos. “Flowing with the spirit of change, I decided to have a new version of ‘Noche Azul’ during this pandemic that will be different from any other ‘Noche Azul’ I’ve ever done,” Barrientos says

With Start of Early Voting, Stonewall Democrats Release List of Endorsements for Runoff

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio released their list of endorsements just in time for the first day of early voting for the July 14 runoff election. The list of endorsements includes two previously unendorsed candidates and five previously endorsed candidates. Stonewall Democrats Official Endorsements U.S. Senate: Royce West Constable, Precinct 2: Ino Badillo Constable,

Progressive Religious Organizations of San Antonio to Host Virtual Pride Interfaith Service

On June 14, Progressive Religious Organizations of San Antonio (PRO SA) will host an interfaith service, Pride: Claiming our Faiths, a virtual celebration where LGBTQ worshipers of different faiths will come together for music, history, reflections, and a virtual social gathering on Zoom afterwards. PRO SA is a network of clergy and lay people concerned

Texas-Born Playwright Del Shores to Stream Benefit Reading of ‘Sordid Lives’ with Leslie Jordan

Playwright Del Shores, executive director of the Del Shores Foundation, and the organization’s program director, Emerson Collins, are co-hosting a one-night only benefit reading of Shores’ play, “Sordid Lives” on May 31. The reading will feature much of the original cast including Leslie Jordan. The free live stream reading and an accompanying auction of “Sordid