Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Annual La Reina Run to Benefit Rape Crisis Center

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

LGBT Chamber to Honor Three Local Community Members at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on May 29, during which they will honor three “extraordinary San Antonians with awards in recognition of [their] contributions to advance the LGBT Community.” In their announcement for the event, the Chamber board writes, “As the largest gathering of LGBT

San Antonio Congressman Will Hurd, a Republican, Voted in Favor of the Equality Act

On May 17, the Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, legislation that would outlaw LGBTQ discrimination, in a vote of 236-173. Eight Republican representatives, including Rep. Will Hurd of San Antonio, voted in favor the measure. The Equality Act would extend civil right protections to LGBTQ citizens by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual