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Transgender Day of Remembrance Event Set for Nov. 20 in San Antonio

Transgender Day of Remembrance Event Set for Nov. 20 in San Antonio

San Antonio’s LGBTQ community will observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20 with a special event at the Travis Park United Methodist Church. The San Antonio Gender Association annually hosts the observance in solidarity with Pride Center San Antonio and other local LGBTQ organizations, The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed worldwide in

Community Leaders React to Shootings at Pegasus Nightclub

Civic and community leaders are offering words of support and condolence to the city’s LGBT residents following the shootings at the Pegasus nightclub during the early morning hours of October 8. At a press conference on Monday, Police Chief William McManus said gunshots, which rang out about 1 a.m., were the caused by an angry

Performance Stage to Highlight Celebration of National Coming Out Day in San Antonio

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced the performers for the upcoming National Coming Out Day celebration on October 13 at the Mission Marquee Plaza. The list of performers at press time includes comedian Lex Loro, singer-songwriter Dominico, the Live Oak Singers, singer Anthony Cerda, Los MENtirosos Drag King Troupe, the Pride of

Pride Center SA is Looking to Hire a Community Empowerment Coordinator

Pride Center San Antonio announced this week it is looking to hire a community empowerment coordinator who will help organize programming, services and outreach to the LGBT community. According to Pride Center’s announcement, the position will be “responsible for supporting Pride Center objectives by coordinating community involvement and service-learning events and projects; acting as a

LGBT Chamber Member Eyes Run for City Council District 1

An executive with a local hotel management company, who is a member of the San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce, has officially appointed a campaign treasurer, initiating a possible run for the City Council District 1 seat currently held by Roberto C. Treviño. Justin Holley, partner and vice president of ABH Hospitality, has named Henry

LGBT Community Organizations Participating in the ‘Big Give’

Eight organizations with links to San Antonio’s LGBT community are participating in the Big Give, a 24-hour day of online fundraising during which over 600 nonprofits from throughout South Central Texas make an appeal to potential donors. Since 2014, 150,000 donors have given nearly $15 million dollars to over 2,000 nonprofits via the Big Give,

A Bungled Strategy in the Case of Kenne McFadden’s Death

San Antonio’s transgender community is angered and bewildered at how the man who admitted to pushing a local trans woman into the San Antonio River, where she drowned, was found not guilty of criminal conduct in a probation hearing. Mark Daniel Lewis was indicted for manslaughter last year by a Bexar County grand jury for

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