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LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

There is no shortage of holiday cheer in San Antonio’s LGBT community as groups and clubs all over town schedule events to celebrate the season. From dance parties to holiday concerts to a breakfast with Santa Claus, there’s something for everyone on this seasonal calendar. Below is a select list of events and fundraisers for

Henry Ford Academy Fosters Gay-Straight Alliance

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) groups have been helping to empower LGBTQIA individuals (especially youth) since at least as early as the late 1970s or early 1980s. The Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSAN), a national network that seeks to unite and support GSA clubs around the country, officially became statewide in California in 2001, though it began coalescing

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

Reconnect with Nature in an Armadillo Teardrop

The weather outside is perfect, and Emily Pease is sitting in a fold-out chair in Guadalupe State Park with a water bottle in hand. Behind her is a brightly colored teardrop camper trailer she recently finished setting up. Emily is well aware of the benefits the great outdoors offers camping enthusiasts. For her, camping isn’t

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

LezRideSA Offers Activity Grants to LGBT Youth Groups

LezRideSA is accepting applications from local LGBT youth organizations for two $500 Fun Activity Grants it will award this summer. The grants will 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 several organizations including

LezMove Fitness Tuesdays in Crockett Park

A new fitness-centered outlet for LGBTQ support The LezMove summer exercise series is being held for free this summer in Crockett Park for the LGBTQ community and its allies. Organized by LezRideSA and sponsored by the Bexar County Health Collaborative, the goal behind the fitness classes is to create a safe space for LGBTQ youth