Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

Big Gay Brunch at Knockout Sports Bar to Benefit Mujeres Unidas

Big Gay Brunch at Knockout Sports Bar to Benefit Mujeres Unidas

Knockout Sports Bar’s weekly Big Gay Brunch returns on Sunday, August 12 with a fundraiser for Mujeres Unidas. Mujeres Unidas’ mission is to support women and Latinx communities affected by HIV/AIDS through education and facilitating access to prevention resources and local agencies that provide direct care. There has been a 50 percent increase in people

AtticRep’s Interactive Performance Takes Aim at HIV Stigma

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Developed by controversial Brazilian dramatist and activist Augusto Boal, the experimental concept of Forum Theatre invites spectators onto the stage to become “spect-actors” who help determine the outcome of a play. Closely linked with Boal’s socially and politically leaning Theatre of the Oppressed, Forum Theatre has been employed

San Antonio Vows to End AIDS by 2030

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. San Antonio has become the first city in Texas to sign onto an international initiative to eradicate AIDS by 2030. The initiative, known as Fast Track Cities, has three goals in mind for San Antonio residents: that 90 percent of people with HIV are diagnosed (currently 86 percent),

Rites of Passage: Forever Remembering Tía Chuck

A lot has changed in San Antonio in the seven years since Chuck Ramirez died. There are working artists, young ones and transplants from elsewhere, who never knew him. To his extended group of close friends, acquaintances, a still-tight micro-community of Southtown artists (for whom the rise of Artpace and Sala Diaz, the expansion 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

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