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Ada Vox to Headline QueerBFF’s Online Insta-thon Benefitting Thrive Youth Center

Ada Vox to Headline QueerBFF’s Online Insta-thon Benefitting Thrive Youth Center

Ruben Jauregui, Jr., founder and CEO of QueerBFF, announced on March 8 that his company will host an April 11, online Insta-thon to benefit San Antonio’s Thrive Youth Center for homeless LGBTQ young people. The fundraiser, which will be streamed via Instagram Live, will be headlined by San Antonio’s own American Idol semi-finalist Ada Vox.

LGBTQ Leaders Urge Community to Follow Emergency Health Rules and Offer Help to Needy

LGBTQ Leaders Urge Community to Follow Emergency Health Rules and Offer Help to Needy

Leaders and activists in the San Antonio’s are reaching out to the LGBTQ community and advising people to follow the city’s health guidelines to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Additionally they are also raising funds to help those in need and in support of local LGBTQ businesses. On March 31, over 50 community organizations

Sign of the Times: Duo Buys Meals From Shuttered Community Restaurants to Feed the Needy

Sign of the Times: Duo Buys Meals From Shuttered Community Restaurants to Feed the Needy

Two local social workers are have come up with a scheme to help feed the needy while also lending a hand to community restaurants whose dining rooms have been shuttered by the city’s new coronavirus guidelines. Last Saturday, Darrell Parsons and Kimberly Goodwin delivered 120 box lunches purchased from WD Deli and delivered them to

Weekend Is the Perfect Time to Order Take-Out from Community-Owned Restaurants

Weekend Is the Perfect Time to Order Take-Out from Community-Owned Restaurants

On Wednesday, March 18, San Antonio Mayor Ron instituted new regulations to help prevent the spread of the cornavirus. He ordered the temporary closure of restaurant dining rooms, bars, lounges, nightclubs, taverns, gyms or health studios, bowling alleys, bingo parlors and theaters. Restaurants with drive-throughs or carry out options will remain open. The new guidelines

Gov. Abbott orders Texans to Avoid Groups of 10; Closes Bars, Gyms and Restaurants for Dine-In

Gov. Abbott orders Texans to Avoid Groups of 10; Closes Bars, Gyms and Restaurants for Dine-In

“We are doing this now today so we can get back to business as usual more quickly,” Abbott said. By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday took sweeping action to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus across Texas, issuing an executive order that will close restaurants and schools, among other

Sign of the Times: Esperanza to Stream Monthly ‘Noche Azul’ Concert

Sign of the Times: Esperanza to Stream Monthly ‘Noche Azul’ Concert

In an effort to continue offering it’s monthly Noche Azul de Esperanza concert and staying within local coronavirus guidelines, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center announced it will stream its March 21 event on Facebook. The promotional announcements for this month’s concert said it was being streamed “out of an abundance of caution and deep

Mayor Nirenberg Closes Bars, Restaurants and Gyms In Battle Against Cornavirus

Mayor Nirenberg Closes Bars, Restaurants and Gyms In Battle Against Cornavirus

In a 5:00 p.m. news conference on Wednesday, March 18, San Antonio Mayor Ron instituted new regulations to help prevent the spread of the cornavirus. Beginning at midnight tonight, Nirenberg ordered the temporary closure of restaurants, bars, lounges, nightclubs, taverns, gyms or health studios, bowling alleys, bingo parlors and theaters. Grocery stores and restaurants with

Community Cancellations and Disruptions Continue Amid Coronavirus Worries

Community Cancellations and Disruptions Continue Amid Coronavirus Worries

Community organizations and businesses are postponing, canceling events and making adjustments amid worries about the cornavirus outbreak. Recent emergency rules instituted this week will make it harder to proceed with any large group events. On Tuesday, March 16, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg issued a public health emergency declaration which prohibits mass gatherings of 50

Management of SA’s Most Popular LGBTQ Clubs and Cafes Adjust to Coronavirus Reality

Management of SA’s Most Popular LGBTQ Clubs and Cafes Adjust to Coronavirus Reality

The management of the city’s most popular LGBTQ clubs and cafes are facing new challenges after San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced a Public Health Emergency that bans gatherings of over 500 people and recommends canceling gatherings of over 250 people and meetings of high-risk populations. The result for local gay clubs has been to

Judge Rosie Speedlin Gonzalez in Quarantine After Possible Exposure to Cornavirus

Judge Rosie Speedlin Gonzalez in Quarantine After Possible Exposure to Cornavirus

Judge Rosie Speedlin Gonzalez of the Bexar County Court at Law 13 announced on March 13 that she had gone into a 14-day self-quarantine after exposure to a defendant who admitted he had spent time with a friend who was exposed to the coronavirus in Italy. “When he was being processed right outside our courtroom

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