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Renowned San Antonio actor, director and teacher Greg Hinojosa has died

Renowned San Antonio actor, director and teacher Greg Hinojosa has died

Greg Hinojosa, well-known San Antonio actor, director, theatrical producer and teacher, died on April 8 at the age of 57. Hinojosa was a graduate of Holmes High School in San Antonio and attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University where he majored in theatre and speech. He is survived by Daniel Acosta, his husband of 23 years.

San Antonio openly LGBTQ lawyer nominated for presidency of State Bar’s Young Lawyers Assn.

San Antonio openly LGBTQ lawyer nominated for presidency of State Bar’s Young Lawyers Assn.

San Antonio attorney Michael J. Ritter has been nominated to run for president of the Texas Young Lawyers Association. TYLA is a division of the State Bar of Texas, an administrative agency within the judicial branch of the State of Texas. The TYLA president serves on the board of directors and the executive committee of

Members of Texas House LGBTQ Caucus named to key leadership positions

Members of Texas House LGBTQ Caucus named to key leadership positions

In the opening days of the 87th Legislative Session, members of the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus were named to several key positions including Speaker Pro Tem, five chair, and 12 vice chairs positions. The Texas House LGBTQ Caucus was formed in January 2019 to “create a forum for Texas legislators to discuss issues that affect

As State Legislature convenes, Equality Texas warns of bills targeting trans youth

As State Legislature convenes, Equality Texas warns of bills targeting trans youth

The Texas Legislature convened for its 2021 session on January 12 and already Republican politicians, Representative Steve Toth and Senator Charles Perry, are targeting transgender youth with bills which Equality Texas says will put these young people “under a harmful spotlight.” In an email to its members, Equality Texas described the two proposed bills. “Toth’s

Christmas trees by artist affectionately known as Tia Chuck on display at Ruby City

Christmas trees by artist affectionately known as Tia Chuck on display at Ruby City

Just in time for the holiday season, the Linda Pace Foundation’s Ruby City Gallery is featuring an exhibit of Christmas trees created by San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez, known affectionately as Tia Chuck. According to a Ruby City press release, “Commissioned by Linda Pace, these freestanding trees feature everyday items and oddities, from spoons and

DAY OF DECISION: Where to vote on November 3

DAY OF DECISION: Where to vote on November 3

After four years of the Trump presidency, voters across the U.S. are ready to make their voices heard. The local election includes ballots for president, Congressional and U.S. Senate races, state offices ( judges, representatives and senators) and county officials including sheriff. In Bexar County, there are over 300 polling places. Additionally, voters can use

San Antonio Express-News editorial criticizes anti-LGBTQ smears in local political races

San Antonio Express-News editorial criticizes anti-LGBTQ smears in local political races

An editorial in the October 29 issue of the San Antonio Express-News points out anti-LGBTQ claims made in two local political races: The first for a seat on the NEISD school board, the other a race for a U.S. House seat. In the editorial, the newspaper writes, “Let’s be clear: Homophobia has no place in

Who do you want to be President? Early voting in San Antonio begins October 13

Who do you want to be President? Early voting in San Antonio begins October 13

Early voting for the November 3 election begins on October 13 in Bexar County and continues until October 30. The election includes ballots for president, Congressional and U.S. Senate races, state offices ( judges, representatives and senators) and county officials including sheriff. This year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, early voting has been extended by

In Agreement with FAA, San Antonio Must Offer Chick-fil-A Concession at Airport

In Agreement with FAA, San Antonio Must Offer Chick-fil-A Concession at Airport

In an informal agreement negotiated on September 10 with the Federal Aviation Administration, the City of San Antonio must now offer Chick-fil-A concession at the San Antonio International Airport. The FAA’s agreement comes as the result of an investigation initiated by the U.S. Department of Transportation at the request of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

LGBTQ Community Organizations Participating in the ‘Big Give’

LGBTQ Community Organizations Participating in the ‘Big Give’

Six organizations with links to San Antonio’s LGBTQ community are participating in the Big Give, a 24-hour day of online fundraising during which over 600 nonprofits from throughout South Central Texas make an appeal to potential donors. Since 2014, 150,000 donors have given nearly $15 million dollars to over 2,000 nonprofits via the Big Give,

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