• January 22, 2022

Tags : lgbtq

Honoring LGBTQ & Heroes of Texas

The Borderland Rainbow Center presents the LGBTQ+ Heroes Project, deck 2 The Borderland Rainbow Center is thrilled to share with you the LGBTQ+ Heroes Project, inspired by the Urban Intellectuals Black History Flashcards.  This project highlights individuals who have made an impact on the LGBTQ+ community in the great state of Texas. El Paso, TX — […]Read More

LGBTQ+ Community honors City of El Paso Epidemiologist

The City of El Paso Public Health Epidemiologist, Vanessa Casner, has earned a spot on the LGBTQ+ Border Heroes Playing Cards for her LGBTQ+ advocacy and HIV awareness activism. “I’m honored to be recognized for the work we do at the Department of Public Health (DPH) for our LGBTQ+ community in our efforts to ensure a […]Read More

El Paso Museum of History to open ‘Pride Cinema’ Exhibition

On Tuesday, officials with the El Paso Museum of History (EPMH) officials announced the new film exhibition Pride Cinema: Queer Film and Culture in the 20th and 21st Century. The exhibition,which opens Saturday, June 1, the start of international PRIDE month, will feature films focused on LGBTQ+ issues in the 20th and 21st Century. The films […]Read More

Planned Parenthood Expands Healthcare Services for Transgender Patients in El

Via a news release, officials with Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas announced Tuesday the expansion of healthcare services for Transgender residents of the Paso del Norte Region. “Planned Parenthood is committed to improving the way transgender Texans receive health care in our community, including eliminating barriers to that care,” officials stated. To achieve that goal, […]Read More

UTEP Clinic Helps Transgender Individuals Find Their Voice

In the Voice Modification Clinic for Transgender Individuals at The University of Texas at El Paso, speech language pathology student April Gutierrez is helping Andi Tiscareño find her feminine voice. For two years, the clinic housed in UTEP’s Campbell Building has provided free vocal modification services to transgender clients such as Tiscareño, who choose to […]Read More

More LGBTQ Texans Than Ever are Running for Office, Magazine

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. “I’m a Republican who happens to be gay,” the lawyer from Hays County said. “I’ve been told on more than […]Read More

Writers, Activists to Kick Off NMSU’s 2018 Pride Season

Pride Season at New Mexico State University kicks off Monday, January 29, with a discussion by Che Gossett, a transgender writer and activist of color from Rutgers University, who will discuss gender, sexuality and race. On Feb. 2 Kavi Ade, a transgender spoken word poet of color, will perform his work on the events of […]Read More

Guest Column: Why PRIDE Month Matters

With the beginning of June drawing closer, we start to prepare ourselves for the Texas heat; and if you’re part of the LGBTQ community or an ally, that also means gearing up for PRIDE month! The gay rights movement has flourished and grown drastically over the span of the last twenty years. Many milestones have been reached, […]Read More