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Mayor to Participate in Town Hall on City’s Culture of Health Prize and LGBTQ Resiliency Study

Mayor to Participate in Town Hall on City’s Culture of Health Prize and LGBTQ Resiliency Study

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg will be a special guest at a town hall on October 30 that will feature presentations and a panel discussion about two programs being underwritten by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: The Culture of Health Prize and the San Antonio LGBTQ Resiliency Study. This year, San Antonio received its second

Watch: SA LGBTQ Resiliency Research Group Begins Interviews

The team involved in conducting a three-year research project on the resilience of LGBTQ people in San Antonio has begun interviewing members of the community. The three researchers, Robert Salcido, Jr., executive director of Pride Center San Antonio; Dr. Phillip Schnarrs, assistant professor of kinesiology, health, and nutrition at the University of Texas at San

Pride Center Finds Permanent Home Near Main Avenue Strip

District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño and the board of Pride Center San Antonio announced on New Year’s Eve that the organization had found a permanent home just one block from the Main Avenue Strip. The new Pride Center will be located in a professional office building owned by the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital on

Guess Whose Political Forums Mayor Taylor Has Been Skipping

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Mayor Ivy Taylor has earned a tense relationship with San Antonio’s LGBTQ community. The rift dates back to the 2013 battle over an equal rights ordinance here, when homophobic and transphobic backlash from religious-right groups failed to stop City Council from passing protections against discrimination based on sexual

2016 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 2016. JANUARY Rev. Mick Hinson to leave MCC SA Reverend Mick Hinson, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced he was resigning his position. Candidates line-up to speak at Stonewall Dems endorsement forum The Stonewall Democrats of San

Pride Center Creates New Peer Support Groups

Since it was first established in 2012,  Pride Center San Antonio has sought to offer resources to those who need support, whether they are coming out or want to connect with the LGBT community. One way the Center reaches out is through its community programs like the Peace Officer’s Training Committee, which conducts LGBT awareness

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