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Attorney María Salazar Is a Voice for the Vulnerable and a Builder of Bridges

Attorney María Salazar Is a Voice for the Vulnerable and a Builder of Bridges

María R. Salazar was 5 years old when she held her first important job. “I was the water girl,” she recalled of working at a tender age in the beet, onion and potato fields of Idaho, where her parents toiled as migrant workers. “Whenever it would get really hot, I would take the jugs out

Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ readings raise funds and awareness

The Rape Crisis Center, in partnership with P.E.A.C.E. Initiative and the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter, will present their ninth annual staged readings of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.” Organizers of the San Antonio production emphasize it is being staged to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the organizations involved. All the actresses are community

2015 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 2015. JANUARY Cornyation’s Robert Rehm dies There is no adequate way to document the contributions that Robert Rehm made to the San Antonio theater community, his former students at Jefferson High School’s Fine Arts Magnet Academy, and Cornyation, where he was

What you’ll need to get married in TX

We asked our sister pub the Current for a get-me-to-the courthouse-on-time checklist and they quickly obliged: Bexar County Clerk Gerard Rickhoff says his office will begin to grant licenses within 30 minutes of a ruling and he’ll stay open after hours if he needs to.  Both applicants will need proof of age and identity by

Rosie Gonzalez hired as Von Ormy city attorney

San Antonio lawyer and activist Rosie Gonzalez was recently hired as city attorney for Von Ormy, Texas, a small municipality located about 15 miles southwest of downtown San Antonio on IH 35. Gonzalez is a native of Brownsville who has lived in San Antonio for almost 30 years. She attended St. Mary’s University where she

Candidate Profile: Rosa Maria “Rosie” Gonzalez

Attorney Rosie Gonzalez ran unopposed for Judge County Court at Law No. 13 in the March primary and today is the only Democratic LGBT candidate vying for office in the November 4 election. Gonzalez will face off against Republican Crystal Chandler, a Bexar County assistant criminal district attorney. ​ Born and bred in Brownsville, Texas,