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From SA’s Happy Foundation Archives: Gay History in a Three-Ring Binder

From SA’s Happy Foundation Archives: Gay History in a Three-Ring Binder

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As Happy Foundation Archives Director Gene Elder once pointed out, “an archive can be as simple as a shoebox in the closet.” And while his cavernous headquarters at the Bonham Exchange are in fact brimming with what appears to be thousands of these DIY shoebox-archives — not to

Celebrating Fiesta At LGBT Events

Now in its 127th year, Fiesta San Antonio is an annual festival featuring ten days of parties and parades which this year begin on April 19. The celebration started in 1891 as a parade honoring the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. It has evolved into one of

American Idol Alum David Hernandez to Perform at Webb Party

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation’s Webb Party returns after a one-year hiatus on April 21 at the Bonham Exchange with the 80’s theme, “Reboot,” and a live entertainment roster headlined by American Idol alumnus David Hernandez. As one of SAAF’s signature fundraising events, the Webb usually attracts over 1,500 guests and helps raise over $100,000

Eight Years After ‘Idol’ David Hernandez is Making ‘Beautiful’ Music

For David Hernandez, the road to success and self-acceptance hasn’t been easy. After years of battling self-esteem issues, music industry obstacles, and those pesky rumors about his sexuality, Hernandez recently came out in an interview with Out magazine. With a new single titled Beautiful, and its accompanying video directed by Printz Board (of Black Eyed

The World According to Karlos

Karlos Anzoategui’s Closet Is Wide Open When you pass the whitewashed stucco walls, go through the gate on Queen Anne Court, and head into Villa Sol, Karlos Anzoategui’s work-and- life HQ, you leave earthly concerns behind. Like Gloria Swanson’s Sunset Boulevard manse, or, say, the Vatican, you’ve entered a self-contained world where, if the walls

Ray Chavez Recalls Cornyation Antics Through the Ages

“Ray is the heart and soul of Cornyation … it wouldn’t be here without him.” The house was packed and Cornyation was in full swing. The music was blaring, the stage lights glaring, and a group of actors and dancers were performing in another outlandish skit to thunderous roars, when, suddenly, a dancer took an unscripted nosedive

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