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Pride Center Hires Community Empowerment Coordinator

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

Transgender Awareness Forum Scheduled in Advance of Premier of Opera ‘As One’

Since its New York premiere in 2014, Laura Kaminsky’s chamber opera As One has earned significant buzz while challenging the often-overstuffed confines of opera itself. Counted by Opera America as “the most produced new opera in North America” and dubbed by the Los Angeles Times as “the every(wo)man transgender opera,” it employs a minimalist cast

2018 In Review: Top 10 Local LGBT News Stories

1) Judge Rules Man Indicted in Death of Trans Woman Can Go Free Mark Daniel Lewis was indicted for manslaughter last year by a Bexar County grand jury for the death of Kenne McFadden, a local transgender woman, after he admitted to pushing her into the San Antonio River and failing to help her, thus

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

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