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Fiesta Youth’s ‘Garden of Good and Evil’ Masquerade Fundraiser Celebrates 4th Year

Fiesta Youth’s ‘Garden of Good and Evil’ Masquerade Fundraiser Celebrates 4th Year

Fiesta Youth‘s biggest fundraiser of the year, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, will mark its fourth year on April 20 at the Veranda in Castle Hills. Slated for the first weekend of Fiesta San Antonio, the masquerade party will feature an open bar of specialty cocktails, wine, and cold beer. There will

First-Ever NoH8 Photo Shoot Slated for SA

The NoH8 Campaign will be in San Antonio for the first time on Saturday, February 17 for an open photo shoot at the Woodlawn Pointe Auditorium. NOH8 is a photographic silent protest created by photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage in California of Proposition 8 which banned same

LGBT Activists Invite Community to MLK March

When local activists Darrell Garcia Parsons and his husband, Jason Garcia Parsons, learned that no local LGBT group was organizing the community to participate in the  city’s Martin Luther King, Jr. March on January 16, they decided to take on the task themselves. “Jason and I were planning on marching anyways and had not heard

2016 In Review: A Year in the Life of LGBT SA

A select month-by-month recap of stories about our community reported here and elsewhere in 2016. JANUARY Rev. Mick Hinson to leave MCC SA Reverend Mick Hinson, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced he was resigning his position. Candidates line-up to speak at Stonewall Dems endorsement forum The Stonewall Democrats of San

SA Community Reacts to Orlando Shootings

Updated: Sun. June 12, 2016 6:48 p.m. The San Antonio LGBT community awoke on Sunday morning to the news of the horrific killing of 50 people and the wounding of 53 others at the Pulse dance club in Orlando, Florida. Investigators are classifying the crime, which is the worst mass shooting in the history of

It’s LGBT Prom Season in SA

It’s spring and all around San Antonio high school juniors and seniors are preparing to attend their annual proms. However, for LGBT students, prom night can be filled with anxiety and dread over dress codes and rules forbidding same-sex dates. Last year, Samantha Arielle Lopez, an 18-year-old senior, was told by school officials that she

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