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HRC’s Volunteer Open House Beckons Those Looking to Make a Difference

HRC’s Volunteer Open House Beckons Those Looking to Make a Difference

If the recent barrage of attacks against the LGBTQ community have whet your appetite for combating hate, boundless opportunities await you. One such opportunity is with the San Antonio chapter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), which is hosting a volunteer open house on August 19. Founded in 1980, HRC is the largest national lesbian, gay,

Three SA Hospitals Named Healthcare Leaders by HRC

Three San Antonio medical facilities have been been named Healthcare Leaders in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2016 Healthcare Equality Index. The three hospitals, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Texas and VA South Texas Health Care System, all received perfect scores on HRC’s index. A total of 496 medical facilities across the nation received

Community to observe Martin Luther King Day

San Antonio’s LGBT community will be out in force on January 18 for the city’s Martin Luther King, Jr. March. “We will be marching in this upcoming MLK march as a reminder that we are still not equal, we are more than marriage. As always, we are marching with the giant flag as individual people

San Antonio AIDS Foundation at a Crossroads

Nearly 30 years ago, Robert “Papa Bear” Edwards started the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) in the back of a gay bar. From those humble beginnings, the organization has flourished, and now appears to be ready for another growth spurt under newly hired president Cynthia Nelson. However, for Edwards and some supporters, that growth has

Hometown Hero: Judge Genie Wright

“In her court, she treats all individuals fairly, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.” Bexar County Judge Genie Wright of County Court No. 7 was sitting at home early in the morning of June 26, 2015, anxiously awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling regarding same-sex marriage. After the now-infamous ruling was announced, her phone