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Texas LGBTs Reminded of Affordable Care Act’s December 15 Enrollment Deadline

Texas LGBTs Reminded of Affordable Care Act’s December 15 Enrollment Deadline

Equality Texas is spreading the word to the LGBT community that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still the law of the land and consumers have until December 15 to sign up for health care coverage. In an email sent out on December 3, Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith explains, “There are more insurers than

Dentists and Wives Living Their Best Lives

Once old age renders you ineligible for a sticker at the end of your visit to the dentist, there is little joy involved. That won’t stop the best of dentists from trying, however. For example, Dr. Natalee Treviño Cortez, 36, will go so far as to sing mariachi songs to patients as she works on

AARC to Award Student Fellowships at LGBT Clinic

The Alamo Area Resource Center has taken the occasion of World AIDS Day to announce plans to award three fellowships to students pursuing degrees in nursing, medicine and social work. The three fellowships will begin in 2017 and provide $5000 per semester to three university students who will work at AARC’s LGBT Health Equity Clinic.

AARC Opens LGBT Clinic

The Alamo Area Resource Center has opened the first non-profit clinic in South Texas to provide health services for the LGBT community. The new facility, called the Health Equity Clinic, began taking patients on July 12 and had its official grand opening on November 3. It is operating with a grant from the Elton John

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,

Pride Center urges community to participate in Generations study

Pride Center San Antonio is inviting the community to participate in the first long-term study to examine health and well-being of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals. The five-year Generations study explores identity, stress, health outcomes, and health care and services utilization among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people in “three generations of adults who came of

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