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Travis Park Church to reveal design of new downtown mural recognizing 175th anniversary and policy of inclusion

Travis Park Church to reveal design of new downtown mural recognizing 175th anniversary and policy of inclusion

On September 21, Travis Park Church plans to unveil the design of a mural commemorating its 175th anniversary with the theme, “All Are Welcome, Love Conquers All.” The church is located downtown at 230 E. Travis Street adjacent to Travis Park. “For 175 years, Travis Park Church has leveraged the power of faith and devotion

Former anti-LGBTQ City Councilwoman Elisa Chan shows interest in running for Texas House seat

Former anti-LGBTQ City Councilwoman Elisa Chan shows interest in running for Texas House seat

Columnist Gilbert Garcia of the San Antonio Express News reports that former City Councilwoman Elisa Chan, who expressed anti-LGBTQ views while she was in office, says she wants to run for the Texas House District 122 seat currently held by Lyle Larson. “Chan, 55, says she’s definitely running if Larson steps aside,” Garcia writes in

Queer San Antonio rapper Chris Conde releases new video from ‘Engulfed in the Marvelous Decay’ album

Queer San Antonio rapper Chris Conde releases new video from ‘Engulfed in the Marvelous Decay’ album

San Antonio queer rapper Chris Conde (them, they) has released a new video from their latest album, Engulfed In The Marvellous Decay. Conde, who now lives in Austin, was previously the music editor for the San Antonio Current and a regular performer at local clubs. The new video of the single, “Summertime Heat,” premiered nationally

Ahead of San Antonio show, Paula Poundstone talks about creating comedy to help people cope

Ahead of San Antonio show, Paula Poundstone talks about creating comedy to help people cope

Stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone isn’t letting the global pandemic keep her down – for the most part, at least. Over the last year and a half, Poundstone, best known these days for her quick-witted responses on National Public Radio’s quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, has kept busy hosting her own podcast from home, Nobody

LGBTQ-inclusive speed-waxing chain LunchboxWax opens first San Antonio location

LGBTQ-inclusive speed-waxing chain LunchboxWax opens first San Antonio location

Idaho-based speed-waxing concept LunchboxWax has opened its first San Antonio salon at the Alon Town Centre on the North Side, offering face and body waxing — and an inclusive and comfortable environment. LunchboxWax is a full-service boutique and speed-waxing salon that trains its employees — called waxologists — in practices designed to make the LGBTQ+

Remembering San Antonio writer, poet and playwright Gregg Barrios

Remembering San Antonio writer, poet and playwright Gregg Barrios

Editor’s Note: Gregg Barrios passed away on Tuesday, August 17 from a heart attack. Following is an excerpt of an interview he did with Out In SA in March 2016.  San Antonio actor Rick Sanchez, who played the lead role in Barrios’ play, I DJ, posted a sentiment that many in our city are feeling.

Lauryn Farris, a key advocate for transgender equality in San Antonio, has died

Lauryn Farris, a key advocate for transgender equality in San Antonio, has died

Lauryn Farris, a leading voice for transgender advocacy in San Antonio, has died, according to an San Antonio Express-News report. Farris was remembered for working on the Alamo City’s nondiscrimination ordinance and for fighting the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature’s failed 2017 push to bar transgender people from public restrooms. She died on July 27 following a

San Antonio gallery to host LGBTQ-friendly installation from the Human Rights Campaign

San Antonio gallery to host LGBTQ-friendly installation from the Human Rights Campaign

Hopscotch, a downtown San Antonio gallery that hosts immersive art experiences, will debut an installation from the Human Rights Campaign. The HRC installation will open on Thursday, August 5. The acrylic panel and LED light installation, dubbed GAZE, “transports guests into a world that encourages them to see beyond their own experience and into a

Baylor University stirs anger and confusion as it opens the door for first LGBTQ student group

Baylor University stirs anger and confusion as it opens the door for first LGBTQ student group

The decision to openly consider recognizing an LGBTQ group while simultaneously affirming the university’s belief that marriage is between a man and a woman raised concerns among supporters and opponents who say Baylor is trying to “have its cake and eat it, too.” By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune LGBTQ students at Baylor University have

Bonham Exchange set to reopen later this month in time for 40th anniversary

Bonham Exchange set to reopen later this month in time for 40th anniversary

Iconic downtown dance club the Bonham Exchange will ring in its return to the nightlife scene with a three-night grand opening later this month. Friday, July 23 will mark the first night the club, located at 411 Bonham St., welcomes back revelers after closing 16 months ago during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Its

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