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Pride Center Presents Icon Awards to Seven Local LGBTQ Activists

Pride Center Presents Icon Awards to Seven Local LGBTQ Activists

Pride Center San Antonio announced seven recipients of their first annual Icon Awards at a June 23 brunch at the Pearl Stable. The awards were given based on voting in six categories, with each category having several nominees. Voting for the winners was online and open to anyone in the community. “We are floored by

Thieves Steal Audio Equipment from MCC SA

Members of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio were unpleasantly surprised on Friday morning to find that thieves had ransacked the sanctuary and stolen the congregation’s audio equipment. The church is located at 611 E Myrtle, just north of downtown. MCC board member Marsha Warren told Out In SA it appears the robbery took

Rev. Mick Hinson to leave MCC SA

Reverend Mick Hinson, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced on January 10 that he is resigning his position. He made the news public at Sunday services and in a post on Facebook, saying he is leaving the ministry and taking up hospice work. Hinson came to MCC SA in 2007 after spending

San Antonio scores 90 on HRC’s Municipal Equality Index

The City of San Antonio increased it’s rank in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2015 Municipal Equality Index. Now in it’s fourth year, the MEI scores cities on their nondiscrimination laws, their recognition of LGBT relationships, their LGBT policies, the services they offer to LGBT citizens, the police department’s relationship with LGBTs and the “city leadership’s

Most Influential 2015: Marsha Warren

Mayor Ivy Taylor lost the support of SA’s gay community in 2013 when, as a councilmember representing District 2, she voted against expanding the NDO to include LGBTQ protections. She doubled down on that position in this year’s mayoral race, but she won the election nonetheless, and it wasn’t without the help of her LGBTQ

With budget vote, mayor’s NDO proposal passes

Mayor Ivy R. Taylor’s proposal to create a Department of Diversity and Inclusion and hire a human relations liaison to run it became reality on May 14 when the City Council approved the measure as part of the city budget. The proposal, designated Item 16 in the budget, was among other items on the consent

LGBT committee finally meets with Taylor

Members of the LGBT advisory committee finally had a meeting with Mayor Ivy R. Taylor on April 21 after waiting since last October to see her. The committee, comprised of Equality Texas community organizer Robert Salcido, LGBT liaison Marsha Warren and trans advocate Ruby Krebs, were appointed last fall to advise the mayor on developing