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LGBTQ Organizations Invited to Apply for Grants from Texas Pride Impact Funds

LGBTQ Organizations Invited to Apply for Grants from Texas Pride Impact Funds

The Houston-based nonprofit, Texas Pride Impact Funds, announced on April 5 that it is accepting request for proposals from organizations around the state which provide support and services to the LGBTQ community. According to their website, “Texas Impact Funds exists to propel the LGBTQ movement in Texas by supporting nonprofits that help thousands of our

Texas Pride Impact Funds Publishes Needs Assessment of State’s LGBTQ Community

The Houston-based nonprofit, Texas Pride Impact Funds, has published a statewide study that offers “a systematic examination of the perspectives and needs of LBGTQ individuals in Texas and the organizations within the community that serve them.” The study, titled “IMPACT! Texas Statewide LGBTQ Community Needs Assessment” seeks to “fully grasp the diverse needs of LGBTQ

Corpus Christi to Get LGBT Community Center

Corpus Christi soon will become the sixth city in Texas to have an LGBT community center. If all goes as planned, the new facility will open in March 2019. The new center will be part of the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, which was formerly the Coastal Bend AIDS Foundation. In 2012, the nonprofit changed its

UT Dallas Initiates Study to Determine Needs of LGBT Texans

Sociologists at the University of Texas at Dallas are starting work on what will be the first comprehensive needs assessment of LGBT communities throughout the state. The in-depth study is being spearheaded by Dr. Richard Scotch, professor of sociology, and Dr. Kara Sutton, a sociology lecturer. Both are affiliated with UT Dallas’ School of Economic,

The Trans Teacher: Brandon Beck Educates Texas

When his kindergarten teacher asked the students to line up by gender, Brandon L. Beck was confused. Did he belong in the line for boys or girls? He was assigned female at birth, but preferred acting like the boys, despite the ridicule. It was the late 1970s, and very little was known about being transgender.

SA television stations sponsor online LGBT roundtable

Two local television stations are convening an online roundtable to discuss “topics facing the LGBT community.” New4SA (WOAI-TV) and Fox29 (KABB-TV) are sponsoring A Discussion: Equality in America on from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 8 on their websites (News4SA.com and FoxSanAntonio.com). Panelists for the roundtable are Steve Rudner, chairman of the board

Flea-market babies

We don’t just put out old furniture and wait till somebody comes by and buys it.” Anthony and Uriel Diaz, known as “the boys” to their loyal patrons, manage Karolina’s Antiques on Blanco Road. Still in their 20s, the brothers are younger, browner, and gayer than the average antique shop’s management. But while they may