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Esperanza Center to Screen Documentary About Trans Pioneer Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Esperanza Center to Screen Documentary About Trans Pioneer Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

On June 23, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center will screen the documentary Major!, which explores the life of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a transgender activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. The film first premiered in 2015. It was produced by Annalise Ophelian and StormMiguel

LGBT Community Organizations Participating in the ‘Big Give’

Eight organizations with links to San Antonio’s LGBT 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,

Community Groups Plan DreamWeek Events

Now in its sixth year, DreamWeek, which this year takes place from January 5 to 20, is a series of events that focus on fostering “the free exchange of ideas on universal issues affecting the human race.” The ultimate goal of DreamWeek is to advance “the voices of tolerance, equality and diversity.” Over 150 events

2017 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 2017. JANUARY Jeffrey James is Fiesta Cornyation’s King Anchovy LII The board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as “the raunchiest, cheapest event of Fiesta,” announced in January that this year’s King Anchovy LII was Jeffrey James, the proprietor of James

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