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Trans kids and supporters say new Texas law will keep them out of school sports

Trans kids and supporters say new Texas law will keep them out of school sports

School districts have said they will abide by the law, but it’s still unclear how they will determine whether a student’s birth certificate was issued near the time of birth. By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune Julia wouldn’t describe herself as the “biggest sports person” in the world. She’s not into basketball or football. She

Fiesta Cornyation plans return in April to officially crown Jesse Mata as King Anchovy LV

Fiesta Cornyation plans return in April to officially crown Jesse Mata as King Anchovy LV

After a two-year hiatus, the board of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as Fiesta San Antonio’s  “raunchiest, cheapest event with a purpose,” announced on January 17 that the show will return this spring. The announcement was made on the Cornyation Facebook page:”Hear y’all, hear y’all. By decree of His Royal Heinous King Anchovy LV, Jesse Mata: Save

Comedian Fortune Feimster brings stand-up tour to San Antonio’s Tobin Center

Comedian Fortune Feimster brings stand-up tour to San Antonio’s Tobin Center

There’s busy and there’s busy. Comedienne Fortune Feimster falls in the latter category. Most prominently, her one-hour special Sweet & Salty is streaming on Netflix, where she also stars with David Spade on The Netflix Afterparty. Beyond that, she’s done her standup thing on Conan and Seth Myers. Feimster began her career in Los Angeles

Police search for Texas married couple who are charged in murder of Seattle woman

Police search for Texas married couple who are charged in murder of Seattle woman

A married Mesquite, Texas couple are on the run from police after they were charged with murdering a Seattle woman then fled while they were free on bond. The murder was committed in October 2020 50-year-old Nina Marano and her 58-year-old wife, Lisa Dykes, along with their roommate 32-year-old Charles Beltran, who remains jailed in

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

The board of directors of the Overtime Theatre announced on January 6 that local actor, writer and director Jade Esteban Estrada will take the helm as the organization’s artistic director. Estrada succeeds William Razavi who resigned in November. The Overtime Theatre opened its doors in 2007. According to its website, it “produces works with an

San Antonio’s Ada Vox comes in second in finale of singing drag queen show ‘Queen of the Universe’

San Antonio’s Ada Vox comes in second in finale of singing drag queen show ‘Queen of the Universe’

San Antonio’s Ada Vox made it to the finale of her latest TV singing competition, but another contestant took home the coveted crown. On Thursday night, Vox came in second to Brazil’s Grag Queen, who took home $250,000 for winning the first season of Queen of the Universe, Paramount Plus’ drag queen singing competition series,

Texas schools rethink gender-based dress code policies after discrimination claims raise new legal issues

Texas schools rethink gender-based dress code policies after discrimination claims raise new legal issues

Recent high-profile incidents and lawsuits have led some districts to make their dress code policies more gender- and race-neutral. By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune “Texas schools rethink gender-based dress code policies after discrimination claims raise new legal issues” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans —

“Left out of the conversation”: Transgender Texans feel the impact of state’s restrictive abortion law

“Left out of the conversation”: Transgender Texans feel the impact of state’s restrictive abortion law

While Texas’ controversial abortion law strictly refers to women in its phrasing, it also limits access to the procedure for transgender and nonbinary people who are able to become pregnant. By Neelam Bohra, The Texas Tribune Samson Winsor moved across the country from Utah to Austin in 2019, hoping he would feel less out of

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

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

Rev. William H. Knight, pastor of MCC San Antonio, to retire at end of year

Rev. William H. Knight, pastor of MCC San Antonio, to retire at end of year

The Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced this week that its pastor, the Rev. Doctor William H. Knight, will be retiring at the end of the year. Rev. Knight has been pastor of MCCSA since April 2017. He was the fifth pastor in the church’s 36-year history. He came to San Antonio from Pahoa,

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