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Curious Twins Paranormal Event is a Mashup of Christmas, Krampus and Fideo

Curious Twins Paranormal Event is a Mashup of Christmas, Krampus and Fideo

Fred Garza-Guzman and his husband, Stephen Garza-Guzman, co-owners of Curious Twins Paranormal, are planning an event that will combine the trappings of Christmas, the legend of the evil Krampus, a holiday market and a fideo cook-off thrown in for good measure. As a paranormal investigative and tour company, Curios Twins’ Fideo Cook-Off and Merry Krampus

AVER Invites LGBT Veterans to Dinner and Discussion in San Antonio

AVER Invites LGBT Veterans to Dinner and Discussion in San Antonio

The Lone Star Chapter of the American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) is welcoming LGBT veterans to an evening of dinner, discussion and camaraderie on November 30 at Woodlawn Pointe. AVER is the oldest and largest LGBT Veteran’s Service Organization in the U.S. and has scores chapters across the country. The Lone Star chapter is

At Re-enlistment, Trans Airman Says, “I Continue to Serve for Those Who Cannot”

At Re-enlistment, Trans Airman Says, “I Continue to Serve for Those Who Cannot”

A transgender airman stationed in San Antonio at Joint Base Randolph says she chose to re-enlist in the U.S. Air Force as a way to show that trans people can serve honorably in the armed forces. “I feel that it’s critical I continue to serve for those who cannot,” she told the San Antonio Express-News.

Houston’s ‘Pride Wall’ is Defaced by Vandals

Houston’s ‘Pride Wall’ is Defaced by Vandals

A rainbow mural located in the heart of Houston’s LGBT neighborhood has fallen victim to vandals who defaced the wall during the early morning hours of November 24. The wall was created by artist Hugo Perez and is painted on the side of Jenni’s Noodle House in the Heights. It was unveiled last April in

Musical Spoof ‘Gladiators in Love’ on Stage at the Overtime Theater

Musical Spoof ‘Gladiators in Love’ on Stage at the Overtime Theater

A semi-staged reading of a musical parody that spoofs movies like Spartacus, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Brokeback Mountain, among others, will take the stage of the Overtime Gregg Barrios Theater on November 30 and December 1. The show, dubbed Gladiators in Love, features characters based on Greek deities, Roman courtesans, Daisy Duke,

FBI Statistics for 2017 Show Rise in LGBT Hate Crimes in Texas

FBI Statistics for 2017 Show Rise in LGBT Hate Crimes in Texas

Statistics released by the FBI on November 14 show a rise in hate crimes against LGBT people residing in the state of Texas during 2017. In 2016, 45 LGBT hate crimes were reported statewide — that number rose to 49 in 2017. The breakdown shows a 16 percent rise incidents motivated by sexual orientation and

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones Concedes in Close Congressional Race Against Will Hurd

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones Concedes in Close Congressional Race Against Will Hurd

Almost two weeks have passed since the election, but Jones had been holding out hope and waiting to see all outstanding ballots counted. By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones conceded Monday in her challenge to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, ensuring a third term for Hurd in his perennial battleground district.

Esperanza’s Mercado de Paz Marks 29th Year as a Holiday Shopping Tradition

Esperanza’s Mercado de Paz Marks 29th Year as a Holiday Shopping Tradition

Shoppers looking for an alternative to the Black Friday mobs at malls and shopping centers will find a unique selection of gifts at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center’s 29th International Peace Market or Mercado de Paz, held annually during Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s market will open on Friday, November 23 and continue through Sunday,

Gina Ortiz Jones Files Motion Requiring Bexar County Provide Provisional Voter List

Gina Ortiz Jones Files Motion Requiring Bexar County Provide Provisional Voter List

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Democratic congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones filed a court motion on Tuesday, November 13 to force Bexar County’s election administrator to release a list of provisional voters. During an afternoon press conference, Jones said a district judge has ordered Bexar to release the full list, but county officials

Esperanza Center to Screen Documentary About Trans Filipina Murdered by American G.I.

Esperanza Center to Screen Documentary About Trans Filipina Murdered by American G.I.

The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, the San Antonio Gender Association, and the Transgender Education Network of Texas will host the screening on November 18 of a documentary that tells the story of a transgender Filipina who was murdered in 2014 by a U.S. Marine who was on leave in the Philippines. The film, Call

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