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LGBT Chamber to Present Five Awards at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

LGBT Chamber to Present Five Awards at Annual Meeting and Luncheon

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on April 15, during which they will five honor local individuals and businesses for their contributions to to the LGBTQ community. In their announcement for the event, the Chamber board writes, “As the largest gathering of LGBT business professionals and

Stonewall Democrats Announce Endorsements for March 3 Primary

After an almost day-long candidate forum on January 26, the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio announced their endorsements for the March 3 Democratic Primary. According to their website, “The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio is a political action committee that educates the public and elected officials on issues of concern to the LGBTQIA community and

2018 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 2018. JANUARY MCC SA Pastor Resigns From Denomination’s Board After Firing of Black Female Elder Rev. William of H. Knight, pastor of MCC SA, resigned from the governing board of the Universal Federation of Metropolitan Community Churches after the firing of

2018 In Review: Top 10 Local LGBT News Stories

1) Judge Rules Man Indicted in Death of Trans Woman Can Go Free Mark Daniel Lewis was indicted for manslaughter last year by a Bexar County grand jury for the death of Kenne McFadden, a local transgender woman, after he admitted to pushing her into the San Antonio River and failing to help her, thus

Sheriff Appoints Liaisons to LGBTQ and Other ‘Culturally-Specific’ Communities

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar has unveiled a new initiative, dubbed the “Community and Internal Liaison Program,” with the goal of creating relationships with culturally-specific communities in the county. Among the 12 deputies who were appointed to the program is Sgt. Stephanie Flores who will serve as the sheriff’s liaison to the LGBTQ community. “In

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