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After Three Months in Office, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg Ratifies His Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

After Three Months in Office, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg Ratifies His Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

On June 10, Ron Nirenberg did the unthinkable: After two terms as a Councilman for the Northside District 8, he defeated Mayor Ivy Taylor by a convincing 54.59 to 45.41 percent margin (the first time in 20 years that a candidate defeated a San Antonio mayor seeking reelection), and he did it his way: neither

Tatum Rebelle Keeps Moms Happy and Fit

At just 5’3” and 110 pounds, Total Mommy Fitness owner Tatum Rebelle may be petite in size — but don’t let that fool you. This former Army Drill Sergeant turned personal trainer once made a grown man cry during basic training. “It’s my claim to fame,” she laughs. Today, Rebelle has gone from whipping men

Wesley Salazar Gets the Wheels Turning

The doors close, the lights go out, the music starts pumping and an assembled crowd start to move and sweat to the beat. No, it’s not Saturday night on the Main Strip. It’s just a typical indoor cycling class led by Wesley Salazar at JoyRide cycle studio. Thanks to his high-energy playlists and magnetic personality,

Mutable, Changeable

It is a choice to identify yourself by what you can do rather than by what you cannot do. There was absolutely nothing that could have prepared me for the act of giving birth to my daughter. Regardless of the time spent constantly reading information about pregnancy, continuing my exercise through dancing, attending baby showers,

Perfect pitch: Women’s rugby is reborn in SA

It’s the only sport with identical rules, an identical ball, and an identical playing field for men and women. Women’s rugby was absent from the San Antonio sporting scene for some time, but now it’s back with fresh faces and is stronger than ever. Sundays at 3 p.m., these ladies meet at Olmos Park to

LezMove Fitness Tuesdays in Crockett Park

A new fitness-centered outlet for LGBTQ support The LezMove summer exercise series is being held for free this summer in Crockett Park for the LGBTQ community and its allies. Organized by LezRideSA and sponsored by the Bexar County Health Collaborative, the goal behind the fitness classes is to create a safe space for LGBTQ youth

Living practice, Practice living

” … practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.” “Squeeze your legs together like Gertrude and Alice!” exclaimed dance Professor Montoya, with a glimmer in his eye, laughing at his own clever innuendo. We were all clueless freshmen at SMU in that Martha Graham dance class, glancing at each other in our peripheral

How to become a “thinking body”

Lying in our bed–at the time a very tired yet dutiful air mattress–I was relaxed, a heavy type of lazy, flipping channels. I’m not even much of a TV-watcher, but I indulged myself, realizing that cruising the channels could temporarily replace my dirty, secret addiction of slowing my mind by filing it with gossip columns