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San Antonio jury finds gay couple’s 25-year relationship constitutes a common law marriage

San Antonio jury finds gay couple’s 25-year relationship constitutes a common law marriage

On March 24, a San Antonio jury returned a verdict in favor of Christopher Hoffman, a gay man who sought to prove a common law marriage existed since 1996 with his former partner, Moises Ortiz. The decision clears the way for Hoffman to legally divorce Ortiz and thus be eligible for alimony and other benefits

San Antonio gay man seeks common law divorce from 25-year relationship that began before same sex marriage was legal

San Antonio gay man seeks common law divorce from 25-year relationship that began before same sex marriage was legal

The case could set precedent in Texas for same sex couples who were together prior to the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage. A gay San Antonio man has filed for a divorce in which he seeks to prove a common law marriage existed with his former partner of 25 years when federal law prohibited same

Manila Luzon is the latest ‘Drag Race’ alum to perform at San Antonio’s Bonham Exchange

Manila Luzon is the latest ‘Drag Race’ alum to perform at San Antonio’s Bonham Exchange

Rey Lopez Entertainment is presenting popular drag performer, recording artist and comedian Manila Luzon for two shows at the Bonham Exchange. The evening will be hosted by local drag icon Tencha La Jefa. Luzon was a contestant on the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where she came in second place, and from there, she

After two-year hiatus, LGBTQ events return to Fiesta San Antonio

After two-year hiatus, LGBTQ events return to Fiesta San Antonio

Due to the COVID pandemic, Fiesta San Antonio events were mostly cancelled the past two years. This year, Fiesta returns with a full roster of festivities including those sponsored by organizations in the LGBTQ community. Below is a list of events organized to help raise funds for queer nonprofits. April 1, Webb Party The San

HIV-prevention vaccine trial to begin at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

HIV-prevention vaccine trial to begin at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

ABC News is reporting that the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonios is one of four medical facilities across the U.S chosen to participate in Phase 1 clinical trials of an HIV mRNA vaccine for the prevention of HIV. Moderna, one of the biotech companies that created vaccines for COVID-19, is teaming

Stonewall Democrats announce endorsements for March primary election

Stonewall Democrats announce endorsements for March primary election

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio have released their list of over 70 endorsements for the Democratic primary election slated for March 1. The primary roster of candidates is extensive and includes races for state, federal and county seats. On Sunday, January 16, Stonewall held an online forum where candidates were invited to participate. To

Fiesta Cornyation plans return in April to officially crown Jesse Mata as King Anchovy LV

Fiesta Cornyation plans return in April to officially crown Jesse Mata as King Anchovy LV

After a two-year hiatus, the board of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as Fiesta San Antonio’s  “raunchiest, cheapest event with a purpose,” announced on January 17 that the show will return this spring. The announcement was made on the Cornyation Facebook page:”Hear y’all, hear y’all. By decree of His Royal Heinous King Anchovy LV, Jesse Mata: Save

Police search for Texas married couple who are charged in murder of Seattle woman

Police search for Texas married couple who are charged in murder of Seattle woman

A married Mesquite, Texas couple are on the run from police after they were charged with murdering a Seattle woman then fled while they were free on bond. The murder was committed in October 2020 50-year-old Nina Marano and her 58-year-old wife, Lisa Dykes, along with their roommate 32-year-old Charles Beltran, who remains jailed in

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

The board of directors of the Overtime Theatre announced on January 6 that local actor, writer and director Jade Esteban Estrada will take the helm as the organization’s artistic director. Estrada succeeds William Razavi who resigned in November. The Overtime Theatre opened its doors in 2007. According to its website, it “produces works with an

Rev. William H. Knight, pastor of MCC San Antonio, to retire at end of year

Rev. William H. Knight, pastor of MCC San Antonio, to retire at end of year

The Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced this week that its pastor, the Rev. Doctor William H. Knight, will be retiring at the end of the year. Rev. Knight has been pastor of MCCSA since April 2017. He was the fifth pastor in the church’s 36-year history. He came to San Antonio from Pahoa,

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