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New Edition of ‘Drag King Revolt’ Hits the Stage With Pride Theme

New Edition of ‘Drag King Revolt’ Hits the Stage With Pride Theme

The latest edition of The Drag King Revolt, a revue featuring San Antonio’s only drag king troupe, Los MENtirosos, hits the stage on June 29 at La Botanica. The revue, titled Puro Pride, features performances by Los MENtirosos regulars SirGio, Mitch, Buck Orchid, Pancho Panza and Tupac Shaker. The show includes guest performances by Drag

LezRideSA Offering Grants to LGBT Youth Groups

LezRideSA announced this week that is accepting applications from local LGBT youth organizations for two $500 LezFund Grants it will award this summer. The grants would be used by the youth organizations to promote or sponsor healthy activities like dance, sports, hiking, cycling and team building events. Underwriting for the grants is being provided by

SA Small Businesses Join Effort Against LGBT Discrimination

Members of San Antonio’s small business community were on hand on October 25 for a press conference at the Havana Hotel where Equality Texas released a letter signed by over 200 small businesses from across the state voicing their opposition to any legislation which would legalize discrimination against LGBT Texans or visitors to Texas. Present

Getting Buzzed at Vee’s Chop Shop

Vee Hernandez’s studio space in the Salons by JC is decorated with San Antonio Spurs and New England Patriots collectibles. A mini fridge in the corner is stocked with cold water and soda. In many ways, Vee’s Chop Shop is a typical stylist’s station, but to watch the petite, curly-haired Vee cut hair is to

LezRideSA Builds Community Through Fitness

“Our larger mission is to support physical activity and build community through fun outdoor activities among LGBT youth.” In the fall of 2014, a friend of mine’s son locked himself in his room and refused to get out of bed for several weeks. This good friend reached out to trusted family, to doctors, to her

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