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Record Number of Participants to Take Part in Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade

Record Number of Participants to Take Part in Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade

With 179 entries, the 2019 Pride Bigger Than Texas will be the biggest Pride parade ever held in San Antonio. Parade organizers released the of list of participants with the proviso that even at this late date they were still receiving requests for entries. The parade steps off on Saturday, June 29 at 9 p.m.

Pride Center Presents Icon Awards to Seven Local LGBTQ Activists

Pride Center Presents Icon Awards to Seven Local LGBTQ Activists

Pride Center San Antonio announced seven recipients of their first annual Icon Awards at a June 23 brunch at the Pearl Stable. The awards were given based on voting in six categories, with each category having several nominees. Voting for the winners was online and open to anyone in the community. “We are floored by

Rainbow Crosswalk Inspires City to Approve Crosswalk Program for Other Neighborhoods

Rainbow Crosswalk Inspires City to Approve Crosswalk Program for Other Neighborhoods

The City of San Antonio announced on June 20 that the City Council authorized the creation of a Community Crosswalk Program that will allow decorative elements at crosswalks across the city. The rainbow crosswalk that was installed last year at the corner of Evergreen and North Main served as the inspiration for “artistic” crosswalks in

Biggest Celebration Ever to Commemorate Pride in San Antonio

Biggest Celebration Ever to Commemorate Pride in San Antonio

Organizers and volunteers are making the final preparations for one of the biggest Pride celebrations in San Antonio’s history, one which will include a Pride Royalty Pageant, a Grand Marshal Meet and Greet, a festival which this year will occupy both halves of Crockett Park and the Pride Bigger Than Texas parade, which will end

San Antonio Family Assn. Protests Bexar County Commissioners Court’s Pride Proclamation

San Antonio Family Assn. Protests Bexar County Commissioners Court’s Pride Proclamation

Members of the anti-LGBTQ group, the San Antonio Family Association, led an unsuccessful protest to block the Bexar County Commissioners Court’s proclamation recognizing Pride San Antonio’s Pride Bigger Than Texas parade and festival. The proclamation designates June 29 as Pride Bigger Than Texas Day and recognizes Pride San Antonio’s service to the community and its

Documentary About Hap Veltman and San Antonio Country to Premier at Bonham Exchange

Documentary About Hap Veltman and San Antonio Country to Premier at Bonham Exchange

A new documentary about Arthur “Hap” Veltman and the San Antonio Country nightclub will have its premier on June 23 at the Bonham Exchange. The film by Noi Mahoney is titled Hap Veltman’s San Antonio Country. One promotional announcement on Facebook described the feature as “the story of the extraordinary life of Hap Veltman and

Madison Square Presbyterian Church to Host Pride Interfaith Service

Madison Square Presbyterian Church to Host Pride Interfaith Service

A Pride interfaith service sponsored by the Progressive Religious Organizations of San Antonio (PRO SA) will be hosted at Madison Square Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 23. The service, with the theme, “50 Years of Hope,” will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots “by remembering the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring hope

Short Film About San Antonio’s Pointless Sisters to Premier at Outfest Los Angeles

Short Film About San Antonio’s Pointless Sisters to Premier at Outfest Los Angeles

A short film abut a drag troupe founded in San Antonio 34 years ago by mainly Latino men will receive its premier on July 21 at Outfest in Los Angeles. The Pointless Sisters (which is also the name of the film) were originally started to raise money and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS. “We

Beto O’Rourke Releases Plan for LGBTQ Equality, Aiming to Overturn Trump Policies

Beto O’Rourke Releases Plan for LGBTQ Equality, Aiming to Overturn Trump Policies

“We must ensure all Americans are treated equally no matter who they are or who they love,” the Democratic presidential candidate says in offering his sixth major policy proposal. By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned

Pride Month Events Reflect Diversity of San Antonio’s LGBTQ Community

Pride Month Events Reflect Diversity of San Antonio’s LGBTQ Community

Pride Month is in full swing in San Antonio and the LGBTQ community and its allies are marking the most of the celebration with events all over town. From community discussions, to art exhibits, to parties and mixers, there’s something for everyone, culminating on June 29 with the Pride Bigger Than Texas Festival and Parade.

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