Celebrating LGBT History Month

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LGBT History Month Background In 1994, Rodney Wilson, a Missouri high school teacher, believed a month should be dedicated to the celebration and teaching of gay and lesbian history, and gathered other teachers and community leaders. They selected October because public schools are in session and existing traditions, such as Coming Out Day (October 11), occur that […]

Only 2 More Days to Take U.S. Trans S...

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Almost everything we know about trans experiences in the United States comes from one place: the 2011 report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS). A lot has changed since that study was released. The study has a new name — the 2015 U.S. Trans Survey — and there are only two days left to take the survey. Over 6,400 people took the […]

Most Influential 2015: Robert Salcido...

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By Sam Sanchez On the afternoon of June 26, the day the Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land, Robert Salcido, Jr. was standing at the pulpit of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd speaking at what would be the first church wedding in San Antonio. He was there as a […]

Most Influential 2015: Eli Garza (Out...

Most Influential 2015: Eli Garza (Out In SA)

By DeAnne Cuellar Many people are working together to improve lives for trans-identified people here at home. One of those people is a working man named Eli Garza. He’s an unlikely transgender advocate, who in many ways is just doing his job as a human-relations specialist at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas. He uniquely personifies where […]

3rd Annual LGBTQ Fall Family Trunk-O-...


Save the Date: Sunday, October 25, 2015   Come out for this Free Family Event!   This is our 3rd Annual LGBT Family Fall Trunk-O-Treat – open to all families and will include food, costume contests, a movie, and lots of candy.   This free event is a celebration of diverse families and is coordinated […]

Arm in Arm: Allies in Adversity


robert.salcido@pridecentersa.org, @rob_salcido As a person that recognizes inequalities in our society, it is hard not to view all aspects of life through a social justice lens. While this lens allows me to witness many instances of random acts of kindness and giving hearts, the reality is that there are days heavier than others with just the […]