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Local Gender Affirmation Project Will Assist with Updating of ID’s

Local Gender Affirmation Project Will Assist with Updating of ID’s

A partnership of three organizations will begin offering gender marker and name change clinics that will help gender nonconforming individuals update their government ID cards, driver’s licenses and other documents to align with how they identify. The program, dubbed the Gender Affirmation Project, is being organized by Pride Center San Antonio in conjunction with the

Pride Center Hires Community Empowerment Coordinator

Pride Center San Antonio has hired it’s first-ever employee, a community empowerment coordinator who will help organize programming, services and outreach to the city’s LGBTQ community. The Center’s new hire, Lex Loro, has over six years experience of supporting LGBTQ and disabled youth through sexual health education, social justice advocacy, and training assistance. As a

San Antonio Trans Woman Finds Success With Career in Real Estate

A San Antonio transgender woman has just become the founding president of the San Antonio chapter of the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP), making her the first trans person to be in a leadership position with the organization. For Jamie Zapata, helping establish NAGLREP’s local chapter is a career milestone.

2018 In Review: A Year in the Life of LGBT SA

A select month-by-month recap of stories about our community reported here and elsewhere in 2018. JANUARY MCC SA Pastor Resigns From Denomination’s Board After Firing of Black Female Elder Rev. William of H. Knight, pastor of MCC SA, resigned from the governing board of the Universal Federation of Metropolitan Community Churches after the firing of

Pride Center to Initiate Annual ‘Icon Awards’

The board of Pride Center San Antonio announced on December 18 that starting next year, it will annually bestow five Icon Awards “to exemplary members of the community for their outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ+ community.” The honors will be presented during Pride Month at an Icon Awards Brunch to be held on June 2,

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

San Antonio’s LGBTQ community will observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20 with a vigil in Travis Park and a service at 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

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

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