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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Aug 27 2018 - 10:19pm
San Japan, the ever-popular San Antonio celebration of Japanese culture and anime, manga and gaming, is gearing for its 11th iteration over Labor Day weekend. With each passing year, San Japan is proving it’s more than a fun place where cosplayers, gamers and artists of all ages and backgrounds can demonstrate their skills and share their love of anime and manga.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 20 2018 - 2:36pm
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “10,000 Years of Love and Resistance: A Celebration of the Arts and Spiritual Union,” organized by curator by David Zamora Casas. This historical event recognizes the 50-year union of Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto and Mr. Dudley Brooks. The media includes photography, painting, installation and recorded soundscape. The opening reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Saturday, July 21 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Jun 12 2018 - 9:32am
This critically acclaimed documentary details the wrongful conviction of the "San Antonio Four" whose prosecution was arguably fueled by homophobia. The film will be followed by a Q&A led by journalist Michelle Mondo. During her time at the San Antonio Express-News, Ms. Mondo investigated the innocence claims of the women now known as the San Antonio Four.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 24 2018 - 4:45pm
by Rishika Dugyala, The Texas Tribune A self-described “gun-toting, truck-driving, true Republican,” Shannon McClendon avidly followed state politics and served as a five-time appointee for various boards under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. But until now, she never pushed herself to run for elected office.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 2 2017 - 6:04pm
San Antonio's Pride Bigger than Texas festival and parade began the morning of July 1, 2017 with a community "Chalk It Up" creation of a chalk rainbow crosswalks at the intersection of Evergreen and Main. The crosswalks were augmented by a diagonal blue line in memory of San Antonio Police officer Miguel Moreno who was shot and killed near there a day earlier. Here is a Storify of the day, built with the Tweets, Instagrams and Facebook posts of 39 of your neighbors:
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 17 2017 - 3:25pm
We are inviting members of the LGBTQ community and friends to attend our Equality Forum. We have asked several LGBTQ service organizations as well as youth organizations to submit questions for candidates. Join us for a very important discussion about accountability, leadership and progress for our community. 
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 7 2017 - 12:51am
Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout due to breaking news.  State Rep. Diego Bernal has withdrawn from participating in a panel discussion at South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that begins Friday.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 24 2017 - 10:40pm
  Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. The Trump administration on Wednesday rescinded guidelines issued by former President Obama that directed public schools to accommodate transgender students — a move that will do little to deter conservative leaders in Texas from moving forward with the "bathroom bill" currently in the Legislature.