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‘Hi Mom, I’m Gay’: A Coming Out Story, and Why LGBTQ Pride is So Important

‘Hi Mom, I’m Gay’: A Coming Out Story, and Why LGBTQ Pride is So Important

I was 13 when I came out to my mother over the phone. It took what felt like an hour for the words to shape between my teeth and lips but somehow the words fell on the receiver: “I think I’m gay.” I mean, I knew I was gay, but I thought saying “I think”

LGBT Picks Included in Current’s ‘Best Of San Antonio’ List

LGBT Picks Included in Current’s ‘Best Of San Antonio’ List

Every year, our sister publication, the San Antonio Current, publishes its Best of San Antonio List, a lineup of over 100 categories where readers vote on what they feel are the best restaurants, bars, people and attractions in our fair city. This year’s list was revealed today and, as always, includes LGBT businesses and people

Recording Artist Jennifer Knapp Comes to SA to Discuss: Can You Be Gay and Christian?

Recording Artist Jennifer Knapp Comes to SA to Discuss: Can You Be Gay and Christian?

Former Christian music recording artist Jennifer Knapp is coming to Madison Square Presbyterian Church on April 13 for Inside Out Faith, an event — part concert, part story telling — intended to break the cone of silence experienced by many LGBT people of faith. Knapp is a classically trained musician from Kansas who went on

Saying ‘Adiós’ to On Main Off Main

Saying ‘Adiós’ to On Main Off Main

Originally published in the San Antonio Current Donning matching black T-shirts that read, “On Main Off Main, Adiós Amigos, 1983-2016,” Bill Davis and Oscar Camacho are laughing while reminiscing about some of the more colorful customer exchanges they have had over the past 33 years of owning the quirky and eclectic On Main Off Main

‘Out in the Dog Park’ Brings Pet Lovers Together

‘Out in the Dog Park’ Brings Pet Lovers Together

For many of us, our pets are an extension of our families. They provide us with companionship, are loyal to a fault, and ask for very little in return. A new social group is hoping to bring local LGBT pet lovers and their pups together for monthly outings and play dates. After the success of

Hot ‘Hood: Lone Star

Hot ‘Hood: Lone Star

“I was looking for a place that was ‘cool’ and quiet and that still had some dust on it,” says chef Michael Sohocki of the location of Il Forno, his new pizza place between Nogalitos and South Flores. He had exploited “every square inch of space” at the Downtown location that houses his Restaurant Gwendolyn

Stone’s Island: A Visit to the Stately Roosevelt Library

Stone’s Island: A Visit to the Stately Roosevelt Library

Traveling down South St. Mary’s Street through the railroad underpass, one might notice what appears to be a vintage office building sitting on a large triangle of land across from Roosevelt Park. On the corner of the lot sits a sign proclaiming “Stone Standard.” If one takes a detour around to the other side, the

Hot ‘Hood: Lavaca

Hot ‘Hood: Lavaca

I hate to be the one to break this to you, but it’s too late for Lavaca. I don’t mean this with doomsday references to a global-warming, tipping-point kind of scenario but rather in the you-shoulda-acted-sooner sense. Like Suzanne Martinez and Michael Berrier did nearly 30 years ago when they were still in student/student-teacher mode.

Online community Gays With Kids raising funds for mobile app

Online community Gays With Kids raising funds for mobile app

With the holiday season steadily approaching and families coming together, it’s hard not to feel the stress of managing a household. Head on over to Gays With Kids: the world’s first and largest online resource for gay dads and those considering raising children. Since launching in 2014, Gays With Kids has been helping its visitors navigate

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