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Texas Supreme Court allows child abuse investigations into families of transgender teens to continue

Texas Supreme Court allows child abuse investigations into families of transgender teens to continue

The high court also raised questions about why the state opened these investigations in the first place, noting that the child welfare agency is not bound by directives from the governor. By Eleanor Klibanoff, Texas Tribune Texas’ child welfare agency remains blocked from investigating the family of a transgender teen that sued the state in

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

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour’ coming to San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour’ coming to San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre

This summer, fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race will get a chance to witness the queens of the cult favorite TV series glam up the stage of San Antonio’s historic Majestic Theatre. On Sunday, July 17, Drag Race favorites Kameron Michaels, Rose, Vanessa Vanjie and Yvie Oddly will join all the finalists from the upcoming 14th

Broadway tour of Donna Summer jukebox musical arrives at Majestic Theatre Tuesday

Broadway tour of Donna Summer jukebox musical arrives at Majestic Theatre Tuesday

When Summer: The Donna Summer Musical hit Broadway in 2018, a young actress named Ariana DeBose, who just won an Academy Award for her supporting role in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, took center stage to play Disco Donna. The character was one of the three incarnations of “The Queen of Disco” featured in the

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants Texas version of Florida law that critics dubbed “Don’t Say Gay”

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants Texas version of Florida law that critics dubbed “Don’t Say Gay”

The Florida law prohibits teachers from teaching sexual orientation or gender identity to kids below the fourth grade. By Brian Lopez and Emily Hernandez, The Texas Tribune Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Monday he will prioritize passing Texas legislation that mimics the recently signed Florida bill referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” law. That

Longtime San Antonio dining mainstay W.D. Deli has been sold

Longtime San Antonio dining mainstay W.D. Deli has been sold

The Broadway lunch spot’s founders searched for two years for the right successors. After a two-year search for the right caretakers, the founders of near-downtown lunchtime favorite W.D. Deli have sold the business to local couple Steve Clemens and Kelly Balubiak. In June of 2020, longtime owners Wayne Beers and Michael Bobo put both the

San Antonio jury finds gay couple’s 25-year relationship constitutes a common law marriage

San Antonio jury finds gay couple’s 25-year relationship constitutes a common law marriage

On March 24, a San Antonio jury returned a verdict in favor of Christopher Hoffman, a gay man who sought to prove a common law marriage existed since 1996 with his former partner, Moises Ortiz. The decision clears the way for Hoffman to legally divorce Ortiz and thus be eligible for alimony and other benefits

San Antonio gay man seeks common law divorce from 25-year relationship that began before same sex marriage was legal

San Antonio gay man seeks common law divorce from 25-year relationship that began before same sex marriage was legal

The case could set precedent in Texas for same sex couples who were together prior to the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage. A gay San Antonio man has filed for a divorce in which he seeks to prove a common law marriage existed with his former partner of 25 years when federal law prohibited same

Manila Luzon is the latest ‘Drag Race’ alum to perform at San Antonio’s Bonham Exchange

Manila Luzon is the latest ‘Drag Race’ alum to perform at San Antonio’s Bonham Exchange

Rey Lopez Entertainment is presenting popular drag performer, recording artist and comedian Manila Luzon for two shows at the Bonham Exchange. The evening will be hosted by local drag icon Tencha La Jefa. Luzon was a contestant on the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where she came in second place, and from there, she

After two-year hiatus, LGBTQ events return to Fiesta San Antonio

After two-year hiatus, LGBTQ events return to Fiesta San Antonio

Due to the COVID pandemic, Fiesta San Antonio events were mostly cancelled the past two years. This year, Fiesta returns with a full roster of festivities including those sponsored by organizations in the LGBTQ community. Below is a list of events organized to help raise funds for queer nonprofits. April 1, Webb Party The San

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