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Study Finds TV Newscasters Ignored Trump Administration Attacks on LGBTQ Community

Study Finds TV Newscasters Ignored Trump Administration Attacks on LGBTQ Community

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Last month, a flurry of reports from online and print media revealed potential Trump administration rule changes that would permit discrimination in housing, health care and adoption assistance against LGBTQ people. But television news largely ignored those apparent reversals of federal policy, according to recent analysis by the

Texas Diversity Council Will Hold LGBT-Allies Summit in San Antonio

Texas Diversity Council Will Hold LGBT-Allies Summit in San Antonio

The Texas Diversity Council will hold its second annual San Antonio LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit on June 13. The Summit will bring together business leaders and community representatives for discussions on workplace equality. “We believe in educating ourselves on the importance of inclusion as it pertains to our LGBT community. Take the opportunity to make new

Austin Brewer and Equality Texas to Premier Pride Beer Can at Friendly Spot Launch Party

Austin Brewer and Equality Texas to Premier Pride Beer Can at Friendly Spot Launch Party

Circle Brewing Company of Austin and Equality Texas are teaming up for the launch of a beer in a rainbow colored can during a June 7 party at the Friendly Spot Ice House. The brew, Fanny Pack Kolsch, is described as a “crisp, refreshing summer beer with uncompromising style. Righteously refreshing and bursting with Huell

Greg Brockhouse Serves Up New Chick-Fil-A Offensive as Runoff Vote Looms

Greg Brockhouse Serves Up New Chick-Fil-A Offensive as Runoff Vote Looms

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Mayoral aspirant Greg Brockhouse seems to be holding out hope that Chick-Fil-A will be the hen that plops out a golden egg come June 8. In a news release, the District 6 councilman argued that a decision to remove discussion of two federal grants from this week’s council

Who Do You Want to Be Mayor? Early Voting Starts Today!

Who Do You Want to Be Mayor? Early Voting Starts Today!

Early voting for the June 8 runoff election begins on Tuesday, May 28 and ends Tuesday, June 4. Polling sites include the Bexar County Justice Center along with scores of other locations. San Antonio voters will be casting votes for mayor and for City Council representatives in Districts 2, 4 and 6. The big match

LGBT Chamber to Honor Three Local Community Members at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

LGBT Chamber to Honor Three Local Community Members at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on May 29, during which they will honor three “extraordinary San Antonians with awards in recognition of [their] contributions to advance the LGBT Community.” In their announcement for the event, the Chamber board writes, “As the largest gathering of LGBT

IKEA Selling Rainbow Bags to Benefit the Human Rights Campaign

IKEA Selling Rainbow Bags to Benefit the Human Rights Campaign

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Hey queens! Do you have the need to stunt on these basic folks with an accessory that will bequeath you “queen of the apartment complex?” Yes? Then you’ve stumbled onto the right blog. IKEA has just announced a partnership with the Human Rights Campaign in celebration of LGBTQ+

Pride Center Opens Voting for Selection of Icon Award Honorees

Pride Center Opens Voting for Selection of Icon Award Honorees

Pride Center San Antonio has decided to hold a competition in order to select the individuals who will be honored at their first annual Icon Awards Brunch on June 23. “We are floored by the number of people in our community who deserve to be recognized and the awe-inspiring work that demands recognition,” the Pride

Corpus Christi Readies for Third Annual Pride Celebration

Corpus Christi Readies for Third Annual Pride Celebration

Organizers in Corpus Christi’s LGBTQ community are busy preparing for the third annual Pride celebration, which this year consists of 10 days of events including a parade and block party. The Corpus Christi Pride celebrations will take place from June 2 to 13. They are being presented by the Mosaic Project of South Texas, a

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