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Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is seeking performers, sponsors and vendors for their fifth annual National Coming Out Day celebration on October 13 at the Mission Marquee Plaza. National Coming Out Day started in 1988 when LGBTQ people were encouraged to come out on the theory that once people know that they have

Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest to Drift into Brick at Blue Star

Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest to Drift into Brick at Blue Star

The Brick at Blue Star is getting an early jump on the October vibe. Curious Twins Paranormal and Ghost Tours has scheduled a September 22 mini-festival at the performance space celebrating all things local and supernatural. The Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest will include an exhibit on the history and mysteries of haunted dolls

A Big Gay Brunch for We Are Alive

A Big Gay Brunch for We Are Alive

If you enjoy brunch, drag, $2 mimosas, and supporting worthy nonprofit organizations, Knockout Sport Bar’s Big Gay Brunch on August 19 is the event for you! The worthy nonprofit of the hour is We Are Alive, an organization with a simple mission to support people with terminal and severe chronic illnesses. We Are Alive’s primary

‘MaricónX’ Show at Galeria E.V.A. Features Work of Queer Lantinx Artists

‘MaricónX’ Show at Galeria E.V.A. Features Work of Queer Lantinx Artists

Queer Latinx artists from San Antonio, Dallas and the Rio Grande Valley will be featured in a new exhibit opening on August 11 at Galeria E.V.A. The “MaricónX” exhibit is organized under the aegis of Arttitude, a Dallas-based nonprofit which serves to unite the LGBT community “with the goal of inciting positive change and equality

Big Gay Brunch at Knockout Sports Bar to Benefit Mujeres Unidas

Big Gay Brunch at Knockout Sports Bar to Benefit Mujeres Unidas

Knockout Sports Bar’s weekly Big Gay Brunch returns on Sunday, August 12 with a fundraiser for Mujeres Unidas. Mujeres Unidas’ mission is to support women and Latinx communities affected by HIV/AIDS through education and facilitating access to prevention resources and local agencies that provide direct care. There has been a 50 percent increase in people

Back to School Event Offers Support for Parents and Trans Kids in SA

Back to School Event Offers Support for Parents and Trans Kids in SA

For many kids, the beginning of a new school year sparks nervous excitement. For trans students and their parents, however, the experience may be a little more daunting. Fortunately, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center has been keeping the needs and concerns of trans students in mind since 2016. It is hosting its third annual

HRC’s Volunteer Open House Beckons Those Looking to Make a Difference

HRC’s Volunteer Open House Beckons Those Looking to Make a Difference

If the recent barrage of attacks against the LGBTQ community have whet your appetite for combating hate, boundless opportunities await you. One such opportunity is with the San Antonio chapter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), which is hosting a volunteer open house on August 19. Founded in 1980, HRC is the largest national lesbian, gay,

Enjoy a Big Gay Brunch for the Texas Gay Rodeo Association

Enjoy a Big Gay Brunch for the Texas Gay Rodeo Association

Two dollar mimosas, brunch, and a drag show by the Lusty Busty Girls await guests of Knockout’s upcoming Big Gay Brunch. Proceeds from this Sunday’s event benefit the Texas Gay Rodeo Association (TGRA), a non-profit which has raised over two million dollars for Texas charities since 1983. The TGRA is a completely volunteer-run organization dedicated

SA Drag Queens to Walk Runway at ‘Horrible Thrift-Store’ Fashion Show

SA Drag Queens to Walk Runway at ‘Horrible Thrift-Store’ Fashion Show

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As the excellent title suggests, “horrible thrift-store fashion attire is required” at South Texas Museum of Popular Culture’s (aka Texpop) latest — a multifaceted offering benefiting Thrive Youth Center, one of only four shelters in the country specifically geared toward housing and assisting LGBTQ youth who would otherwise

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums to Headline Rey Lopez Birthday Bash

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums to Headline Rey Lopez Birthday Bash

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. The Rey Lopez Birthday Bash is gathering 10 fan favorites from previous seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race. An annual extravaganza known for its night-long drag performances and shenanigans, this year’s show will see the likes of season seven winner Violet Chachki, season eight winner Bob the Drag Queen

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