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Over 100 Community Organizations Warn LGBTQ People More Suseptable to Cornavirus

Over 100 Community Organizations Warn LGBTQ People More Suseptable to Cornavirus

More than 100 organizations around the country have signed an open letter warning that LGBTQ people are at an increased risk to the cornavirus. The letter was initiated by the National LGBT Cancer Network, GMLA Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality, Whitman-Walker Health, SAGE, New York Transgender Advocacy Group, and National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance.

LGBT Chamber to Present Five Awards at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

LGBT Chamber to Present Five Awards at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on April 15, during which they will five honor local individuals and businesses for their contributions to to the LGBTQ community. In their announcement for the event, the Chamber board writes, “As the largest gathering of LGBT business professionals and

Census 2020 Event Seeks to Make Sure All LGBTQ San Antonians Are Counted

Census 2020 Event Seeks to Make Sure All LGBTQ San Antonians Are Counted

The Thrive Youth Center and Pride Center San Antonio are working with the San Antonio Bexar County Complete Count Committee to make sure all LGBTQ residents are counted in the 2020 Census. To that end, a March 13 event at the Pride Center, dubbed Count Me In, will offer an opportunity for the LGBTQ community

‘Queer Voices’ Take the Stage for Special Performance at Esperanza Center

‘Queer Voices’ Take the Stage for Special Performance at Esperanza Center

Twenty-five queer writers, poets and playwrights will gather at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center on Friday, March 6 for “AWP2020 Queer Voices: Nuestra Voz, Nuestro Cuerpo, Nuestro Tiempo—Our Voices, Our Bodies, Our Time.” AWP is an acronym for Association of Writers & Writing Programs. AWP’s mission is to foster “literary achievement, advance the art

Texas LGBTQ Candidates Fare Well in Democratic Primary

Texas LGBTQ Candidates Fare Well in Democratic Primary

Out In SA has been following 11 Democratic Primary races with LGBTQ candidates in Texas: two U.S. Congressional races and nine for seats in the Texas House. Of that total, only one candidate will not go on to either the May runoffs or the November election. Some of these candidates ran unopposed. Following is our

Graphic Video Shows Trans Student From Alpine, Texas Being Beaten By Classmate

Graphic Video Shows Trans Student From Alpine, Texas Being Beaten By Classmate

The beating of a transgender student by a classmate from Alpine High School was captured on a cell phone video that has gone viral. Despite the video evidence, the student who precipitated the attack has not been disciplined. In an interview with KOSA-TV in Odessa, the 15-year-old student, who wants to remain anonymous, said his

If Victorious, Corpus Christi Candidate Would Be First Gay Congressman

If Victorious, Corpus Christi Candidate Would Be First Gay Congressman

Charlie Jackson, a Corpus Christi resident who runs an IT consulting practice, is campaigning for for the Texas 27th Congressional District seat. If successful, he would become the first out gay man in the U.S. Congress. Texas District 27 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the coastal bend

Texas Pride Impact Funds Invites LGBTQ Organizations to Apply for Grants

Texas Pride Impact Funds Invites LGBTQ Organizations to Apply for Grants

The Houston-based nonprofit, Texas Pride Impact Funds, announced on February 23 that it is accepting requests for proposals from organizations around the state which provide support and services to the LGBTQ community. In press release, TPIF describes itself as “the first, and only, community foundation for LGBTQIA+ Texans” that “seeks to connect organizations and community

Texas GOP Primary Ballot Proposition Challenges Rights of Parents With Trans Children

Texas GOP Primary Ballot Proposition Challenges Rights of Parents With Trans Children

When Texas Republican voters go to the polls for the March 3 primary election, they will have the opportunity to reply to 10 propositions including one that seeks to control the rights of parents with transgender children. The GOP’s proposition raises false alarms about what some have inferred to be the abuse of transgender children

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

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