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NAACP Will Host LGBTQ Town Hall During Annual Convention in San Antonio

NAACP Will Host LGBTQ Town Hall During Annual Convention in San Antonio

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a town hall titled, “The State of LGBTQ People of Color in America” on Tuesday, July 17 during their 109th annual convention which is being held in San Antonio from July 14 to 18 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention  Center. The town hall

Town Hall to Address Refusal of Service to LGBTs After SCOTUS Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision

Town Hall to Address Refusal of Service to LGBTs After SCOTUS Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision

Last June, in a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of the owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado, absolving him from legal liability for refusing to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple because it went against his religious beliefs. While many legal experts have maintained the

Petition Triggers Recall Election of Gay Councilman in Groves City, Texas

Petition Triggers Recall Election of Gay Councilman in Groves City, Texas

Voters in Groves City, Texas, have gathered enough signatures to trigger a recall election of 19-year-old, gay City Councilman Cross Coburn. The effort to recall the councilman began last spring after nude photos of Coburn, which were found on the gay hookup app Grindr, were sent in an anonymous letter to local media and members

Raúl Castillo of HBO’s ‘Looking’ is Featured in Three Films at SA’s CineFestival

Raúl Castillo of HBO’s ‘Looking’ is Featured in Three Films at SA’s CineFestival

Raúl Castillo, who rose to prominence with gay audiences after appearing in the Home Box Office series, Looking, will be in San Antonio for the opening of CineFestival where he will be featured in three films. Castillo, who hails from McAllen, Texas, was mostly a stage actor prior to appearing in films and starring in

LGBT Community Cuts Ribbon on Rainbow Crosswalk

LGBT Community Cuts Ribbon on Rainbow Crosswalk

San Antonio’s LGBT community came out in force on Friday, June 29 for the ribbon cutting of the rainbow crosswalk in the heart of the city’s gay business district. City Councilman Roberto C. Trevino, who championed the project from the start, was joined by fellow council members Ana Sandoval and Rey Saldana along with Mayor

Two Days of Events to Mark Celebration of Pride in San Antonio

Two Days of Events to Mark Celebration of Pride in San Antonio

Organizers and volunteers at are busy making the final preparations for two days of events marking the culmination of Pride Month in San Antonio. June 29: Pre-Pride Warmup Two events on Friday offer some pre-Pride festivities. 5 p.m. – Rainbow Crosswalk Ribbon Cutting at Luther’s Cafe City Councilman Robert C. Treviño and local LGBT groups

Exclusive First Photos: Rainbow Crosswalk Installation Underway

Exclusive First Photos: Rainbow Crosswalk Installation Underway

By the end of today, city crews will have completed the installation of a rainbow crosswalk at the corner of North Main and Evergreen in the heart of the city’s LGBT business district. The photos here were taken this morning by Councilman Roberto C. Treviño exclusively for Out In SA. Instead of paint, the city’s

Councilman Treviño Changes Mind, Moves Rainbow Crosswalk Ribbon Cutting Back to Friday

Councilman Treviño Changes Mind, Moves Rainbow Crosswalk Ribbon Cutting Back to Friday

Two-and-a half hours after informing Out In SA that the ribbon cutting ceremony for the rainbow crosswalk had been moved from Friday, June 29 to Wednesday June 27, District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño decided to move the event back to its original date. At 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, Justin Renteria, Councilman

Jury Finds SA Man Guilty of Murdering Boyfriend, Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison

Jury Finds SA Man Guilty of Murdering Boyfriend, Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison

Updated: June 25, 2018 7:00 p.m. A jury has found a 32-year-old San Antonio man guilty and sentenced him to 60 years in prison for the October 2015 murder of his boyfriend during meth-fueled argument that led to the victim being stabbed repeatedly. During the trial in the 186th state District Court, presided by Judge

Pastie Pops to Celebrate Pride With ‘Big Gay Burlesque Show’

Pastie Pops to Celebrate Pride With ‘Big Gay Burlesque Show’

The Pastie Pops, who bill themselves as “San Antonio’s premier burlesque and variety troupe,” are celebrating Pride Month with their newest production, The Big Gay Burlesque Show, which takes the stage at the Aztec Theater on June 28. This the the fourth year the Pastie Pops mount a gay show for Pride. In announcing this

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