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Visit San Antonio plans it’s own Pride parade; local Pride organizers say they were left in the dark

Visit San Antonio plans it’s own Pride parade; local Pride organizers say they were left in the dark

Pride San Antonio has organized the Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade for the past 19 years. San Antonio’s key tourism-promotion entity is gearing up to launch its first LGBTQ+ Pride parade along the River Walk. However, people familiar with the plans said the nonprofit failed to notify the organizers of the city’s longest-running Pride parade

Group buys billboards in San Antonio, other Texas cities to fight governor’s anti-trans order

The billboards purchased by the Trevor Project will educate the public about life-saving crisis services while spelling out the importance of gender-affirming care. LGBTQ+ advocacy group the Trevor Project has purchased 120 digital billboard ads in Texas’ biggest cities to push back against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent order targeting families of transgender children. The

Man struck by gunfire outside The Heat Nightclub on Main Avenue Strip

Gunfire on the Main Drag, San Antonio’s LGBTQ+ nightlife district, struck a worker overnight and left the man with a possible life-threatening injury, KSAT reports. Police believe the gunfire stemmed from an earlier fight at The Heat Nightclub since it erupted shortly after two groups who’d been involved left the building, according to the TV

Citing LGBTQ-themed books, Gov. Greg Abbott demands removal of ‘pornography’ from Texas schools

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has fired off a letter asking Texas education agencies remove books from schools he described as “pornography,” specifically citing a pair of memoirs about LGBTQ+ characters that include frank descriptions of sex. Abbott’s letter to the Texas Education Agency, Texas State Library and Archives Commission and State Board of Education comes

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