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A favorite daughter and a forsaken son reconnect on the road from El Paso

A favorite daughter and a forsaken son reconnect on the road from El Paso

The moral of this story, apparently, is when you’re la consentida, you can bring transgender friends home. Despite the fact that we were both born through a family with a deep history of homophobia, it still comes as a surprise to me how much more my half-sister Olga and I have in common. I’m the

Summer road trip daze: Head west

It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon in late July and we’re sitting in a steaming hot apartment. We moved in a few months ago so we could save enough money to buy our first home, and in the meantime we’re dripping our body weight in sweat. The window unit in the living room fights hard to

Toasts from Anel y Erika’s wedding

In celebration of the historic June 26 ruling from the Supreme Court finding a Constitutional right to marriage for same-sex couples, we’re posting stories and photos from our Spring wedding issue, starting with this series of toasts that were given last year at the Isla Mujeres ceremony of Erika Casasola and Anel Flores: As scientists try

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

Unbreakable Molly Cox

The SA2020 CEO on kicking dominos and coming out It was only 11 years ago that Molly Cox took an exacting look at herself in the mirror and once again sensed a feeling that something was “off.” Holding her gaze, she picked up her toothbrush and began brushing her teeth. Cox, a counter, was finishing

It’s Showtime! for the Live Oak Singers

Live Oak Singers present It’s Showtime! Songs from Stage and Screen Madison Square Presbyterian Church, 319 Camden Street 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17 $20 General admission, $15 Students, military & seniors Children 10 and under are free Last summer, I attended the Pride concert rehearsal of the then newly formed Live Oak Singers, San Antonio’s only

Join the 2015 CMI LGBT Community Survey

Dear Out In SA readers, We encourage you to take the 9th CMI LGBT Community Survey about your opinions and preferences, from an LGBT perspective. There’s power in our Pride! Participating in this study helps open doors-and minds-around the world, and influences positive changes for our community. Previous surveys have yielded 45,000 respondents from 150 countries!

Tracking queer couples and gentrification

The relationship between the queer community and gentrification can be slippery to define, in part because the latter term is sometimes used loosely. But conventional wisdom assumes a causal relationship: “While GLBTQ people in general are participants in gentrification, gay men in particular are often at the vanguard of gentrifying neighborhoods,” writes sociologist Mikaila Mariel