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Honest Soul Yoga Offering Free Classes at Pride Center SA

Honest Soul Yoga Offering Free Classes at Pride Center SA

Honest Soul Yoga is offering a free weekly, all-levels class at Pride Center San Antonio. The classes began on January 28 and are held on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. “We are grateful to The Center for inviting us to share yoga in their space. The heart of yoga is unity, and making a connection with

Author Lydia Otero to Read From ‘In the Shadows of the Freeway: Growing Up Brown and Queer’ at Esperanza Center

Author Lydia Otero to Read From ‘In the Shadows of the Freeway: Growing Up Brown and Queer’ at Esperanza Center

Lydia R. Otero, an author and tenured professor in the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona, will make an appearance at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center on February 29 as part of the Emma Tenayuca Speaker Series. The series kicks off with a reading from Otero’s latest book, “In the

Trans Candidate Makes Primary Bid for Texas House of Representatives District 83

Trans Candidate Makes Primary Bid for Texas House of Representatives District 83

Last July, Democrat Addison Perry-Franks, a transgender businesswoman from Snyder, Texas, announced her candidacy for the Texas House of Representatives District 83 seat. With the March 3 Democratic Primary just around the corner, Perry-Franks has been busy campaigning throughout the district. District 83 encompasses all of Terry, Lynn, Gaines, Borden, Scurry, and Mitchell counties, most

Sheriff Javier Salazar to Address SA LGBT Chamber Luncheon and Forum

Sheriff Javier Salazar to Address SA LGBT Chamber Luncheon and Forum

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar will be the guest speaker at a luncheon sponsored by the San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce on February 20 at Rosario’s Southtown. According to the Chamber’s announcement, the event, dubbed, “Sound Off with Sheriff Salazar – LGBTQ+ and Allies Forum” will be an “opportunity to learn how the Bexar

Who Do You Want to Run Against Trump? Early Voting Starts February 18

Who Do You Want to Run Against Trump? Early Voting Starts February 18

Early voting for the March 3 Super Tuesday primary election begins on Tuesday, February 18 and ends on February 28. This year’s Bexar County ballot includes 17 Democratic presidential candidates, a race for U.S. Senator, six U.S. Representative contests and scores of state and local positions. The Super Tuesday primary marks the day when the

Jump-Start Honors Drag Queen Jessica St. John With Exhibit and Stage Show

Jump-Start Honors Drag Queen Jessica St. John With Exhibit and Stage Show

The Jump-Start Performance Company is honoring San Antonio drag legend Jessica St. John (aka John McBurney) with an exhibit and some “old school” performances by St. John and and other local queens. The exhibit and show, “Jessica St. John: Memories of a Drag Queen,” are part of the On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour

Trans Teen from Grand Prairie Gets Special Birthday Gift From Friends

Trans Teen from Grand Prairie Gets Special Birthday Gift From Friends

A transgender student at Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in Texas received an 18th birthday surprise from fellow students who raised the money he needed to legally change his name. “They’ve been planning it for a month and I’m surprised none of them slipped up or even hinted at it happening,” the young man (identified

Texas Equity PAC Releases Lists of Endorsements for 2020 Election

Texas Equity PAC Releases Lists of Endorsements for 2020 Election

Texas Equity PAC, the official political action committee of Equality Texas, released three lists of endorsements for the 2020 General Election. In their press release Texas Equity explains, “Endorsements are only done for Texas races. Senate and House endorsements are based on the following factors: Authorship or co-authorship of legislation that supports full lived equality

Texas GOP Again Rejects Log Cabin Booth at State Convention

Texas GOP Again Rejects Log Cabin Booth at State Convention

The Republican Party of Texas has once again refused the state’s chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans to have a booth at party’s state convention which is scheduled for May 14 to 16. The state party additionally tabled Log Cabin’s request to be recognized as an official affiliate. “Log Cabin Republicans is the nation’s original

Houston Area Gay Candidate Loses Runoff for Texas House Seat

Houston Area Gay Candidate Loses Runoff for Texas House Seat

Democrat Dr. Elizabeth Markowitz, an education specialist from the Houston suburb of Ft. Bend County, lost the January 28 runoff election for Texas House District 28 to Republican ultra conservative Gary Gates who defeated Markowitz by 16 percentage points, 58 percent to 42 percent. Gates will serve out the remaining term of incumbent representative Dr.

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