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Alamo City Tennis Classic Scores Master’s Series Designation

Alamo City Tennis Classic Scores Master’s Series Designation

The Tennis Club of San Antonio (TCSA), affiliated with both the United States Tennis Association and the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA), is a young organization (founded in June 2015) that has already achieved quite a status. The big tournament that the group hosts, the Alamo City Tennis Classic (ACTC), has, in only its

Cornyation Raises $200,000 for Charities, Scholarships

The board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation announced today that for the second year in a row they raised a record-breaking $200,000 which they will distribute to local charities and college students on June 12. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Fiesta Cornyation raises funds through ticket sales for six shows performed at the Charlene McCombs Empire

LGBT Alamo City Tennis Classic Kicks Off Friday

Hosted by the Tennis Club of San Antonio (TCSA) and benefiting Spay-Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) and Thrive Youth Center, the inaugural Alamo City Tennis Classic (ACTC) is one of the first international LGBT sports competitions of its kind in San Antonio. “We plan to give back to the community, and the main reason we will

Transgender teens struggle in foster care

Alex lived with her family in a nice home in an affluent San Antonio suburb, where she had all the comforts and advantages that come with that life. Although she was born male, Alex identifies as a female, a revelation that led to friction with her family and her eventual estrangement from them. “My mother

Thrive Youth Center opens at Haven for Hope

Thrive Youth Center and Haven for Hope initiated a partnership this week to serve homeless LGBT youth ages 18 to 25. On Wednesday, Thrive staff and clients moved into their office and dorm areas at Haven for Hope. A press conference was held on February 28 to mark the official opening of the new facility.

Activist’s birthday fundraiser marks 5th year

Ana Alicia Perez says she’s often asked what possessed her to turn her annual birthday party into a fundraiser. Her response: “I don’t want want or need anything, so donate instead.” Over the past five years, Perez’s birthday events have helped support a pet rescue group, the San Antonio AIDS Foundation, the Children’s Hospital, Battered