University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio
Title: A Guide to the San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection
Dates: 1996-
Abstract: Web collection of San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related web sites crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2009. The collection includes web sites, Facebook pages, and Twitter feeds created by San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related organizations in the San Antonio area.
Identification: MS 327
Extent: 36 web sites
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

A collection of San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related web sites crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2009. The collection includes 35 web sites, blogs, Twitter feeds, and Facebook pages created by San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related organizations in the San Antonio area. Also included are links to previous web crawls preformed by the Internet Archive between 2000-2008 for selected web sites. Full text search of web collection and browsing of the collection's videos are available at the Archive-It web site.


 

Arrangement

Web sites are arranged alphabetically by organization, then chronologically by crawl date.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on these materials.

Usage Restrictions

Please contact University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections for further information about copyright issues and permission to publish items from this collection.


Index Terms

Organizations
American Veterans for Equal Rights--San Antonio (Tex.).
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center.
Womanspace (Organization).
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio (San Antonio, Tex.).
Subjects
Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Societies and clubs.
Gays--Texas--San Antonio--Political activity.
Lesbians--Texas--San Antonio.
Gay activists--Texas--San Antonio.
Women--Social networks--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.
Women--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.
Lesbians--Texas--San Antonio--Periodicals.
Stonewall Democrats--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--21st century.
Genres/Formats
Digital images.
Electronic newsletters.
Online databases.
Streaming videos.
Local Subjects
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resources
San Antonio History

Related Material

General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection

San Antonio HIV/AIDS Related Web Collection

Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[URL], San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Web Collection, 2000-, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Web sites gathered beginning in November, 2009 using the Archive-It web crawler.

Processing Information

Created by Nikki Lynn Thomas, Manuscripts Curator, January 2009.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Web Sites

Full text search of the entire collection and browsing of the collection's videos are available at the Archive-It web site.
ACE Weekend
Homepage created by S.A. Council of Clubs for their Alamo City Entertainment Weekend. S.A. Council of Clubs (SACC) was formed to promote brotherhood, sisterhood and camaraderie among member organizations and support one anothers fundraising efforts for the betterment of the community. SACC is not-for- Profit organization whose members sponsor and hold an annual fun raising event called Alamo City Entertainment (ACE) Weekend by which all proceeds collected go directly to groups of the local community directly involved with HIV/AIDS, either as consumers or providers of health care services.
Homepage
2003-2009
2011-
Alamo City Men's Chorale
Homepage created by the Alamo City Men's Chorale. The mission of the Alamo City Men’s Chorale is to promote an inclusive and diverse musical environment through its repertoire, membership, and audience
Homepage
1998-2010
2011-
Alamo City Tournament
Homepage created by the Alamo City Tournament, an International Gay Bowling Organization affiliated tournament, open to men and women by invitation only.
Homepage
2004-2009
2010-
Alamo City Wranglers
Homepage created by the Alamo City Wranglers. Alamo City Wrangers are a Gay Square Dance Club located in San Antonio and begun in 1990.
Homepage
2007-2009
2011-
American Veterans for Equal Rights. San Antonio Chapter
Homepage created by the San Antonio chapter of the American Veterans for Equal Rights. American Veterans for Equal Rights. San Antonio Chapter is a local chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), a nation-wide organization dedicated to the defeat of "Don't Ask! - Don't Tell!" and supporting the equal rights of our GLBT brothers and sisters in active service as well as our Veterans.
Homepage
2007-2008
2010-
Bar Talk (San Antonio, Tex.)
Homepage created by Bar Talk. Bar Talk is San Antonio's oldest gay newspaper. Currently a listing of gay bars in San Antonio.
Homepage
2000-2009
2011-
Bears of San Antonio
Homepage created by the Bears of San Antonio. The mission of the Bears of San Antonio is to promote opportunities for social and fraternal interaction between its members. This will be accomplished through meetings, activities and charitable events held by members of the club. The club will strive for diversity and acceptance of any person who wishes to join.
Homepage
2004-2008
2010-
Bermuda Triangle (San Antonio, Tex.)
Homepage created by the Bermuda Triangle. A bar and nightclub in San Antonio, Texas catering to a primarily lesbian clientele.
Homepage
2007
2010-
Chain of Command
Homepage created by Chain of Command, a leather club in San Antonio, Texas whose purpose is to promote the leather tradition and philosophy in a social, non-political environment.
Homepage, 2010-
Classic Chassis Car Club (San Antonio, Tex.)
Homepage created by the Classic Chassis Car Club. The Classic Chassis Car Club of San Antonio is an affiliated car club of Lambda Car Club International, America's largest gay and lesbian auto club.
Homepage, 2010-
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
Twitter feed created by the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Established in 1987, The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center works to help individuals and grassroots organisations acquire knowledge and skills supportive of life in a just society. Through advocacy efforts, public forums and action events, and the use of art, Esperanza provokes discussions and interactions in a variety of ways among diverse groups of people to challenge oppression across racial, class, sexual orientation, gender, age, health, physical, and cultural boundaries. One key purpose is to keep alive and reclaim - through art and action - the Mexicana/Chicana/Indígena/Mestiza communities of San Antonio, South Texas, USA and México.
Twitter feed, 2010-
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio
Homepage created by the First Unitarian Universialist Church of San Antonio. Unitarian Universalists are noted for their openness to new ideas and a diversity of worship experiences. At First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio we have a strong tradition of minister and lay led worship that enlivens and broadens our individual and collective search for meaning.
Homepage
2004-2007
2010-
GayFiesta
Homepage created by GayFiesta. GayFiesta was first held on Aug, 21 1983 at Villita Assembly Hall for Gay & Lesbian San Antonions & visitors to come together for a day of fun and social activities in an atmosphere different from other San Antonio events.
Homepage
2004-2008
2010-
Gay Pride SA
Homepage created by the Gay Pride SA organization. Begun in 2004, Gay Pride SA is an annual block party and parade in San Antonio, Texas celebrating Gay Pride.
Homepage
2007-2008
2010-
Guerilla Queer Bar. San Antonio Chapter
Homepage and Facebook page created by the San Antonio chapter of Guerilla Queer Bar. On the second Friday of each month, the San Antonio Outpost of Guerrilla Queer Bar “invades” a local straight bar between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. GQB is a social event open to all Queer Folk and their cool, straight friends.
Facebook page, 2010
Homepage, 2010-
JansRainbow League
Homepage created by JansRainbow League. The JansRainbow Bowling League invites all GLBT and Gay Friendly individuals and/or teams who have/ not bowled before to join its Fall or Summer Leagues as posted in the Schedule of Events.
Homepage
2008-
2010-
Human Rights Campaign. San Antonio Steering Committee
Homepage created by the Human Rights Campaign. San Antonio Steering Committee. The San Antonio Steering Committee of the Human Rights Campaign is a diverse volunteer group of individuals working each and every day to bring the mission of HRC to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender and straight-supportive people in this area.
Homepage
2007-2008
2010-
Out in San Antonio
Homepage created by the Out in San Antonio. Out In San Antonio, a Gay San Antonio guide is part of the Out in America Cities Network.
Homepage
2000-2009
2011-
Pegasus
Homepage created by Pegasus, a gay bar/nightclub in San Antonio, Texas.
Homepage
2008-2009
2011-
PFLAG San Antonio
Blog created by PFLAG San Antonio. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and almost 500 affiliates in the United States.
Blog, 2010-
Pinkbull Productions
Twitter feed created Pinkbull Production, an event organizer which claims, we throw parties. Plain and simple. We are currently doing big things @ BERMUDA TRIANGLE EVERY SUNDAY.
Twitter feed, 2010-
PrideFest San Antonio
Homepage created by PrideFest San Antonio. PrideFest San Antonio's purpose is to promote cohesiveness among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and the supportive community organizations within San Antonio and surrounding areas, where all such organizations can participate equally in a positive environment to promote pride and self-worth for members of the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.
Homepage, 2010-
Prime Timers of San Antonio
Homepage created by the Prime Timers of San Antonio. The San Antonio chapter of Prime Timers began in 1992 to address the social concerns and needs of older men with gay interest. This group is dedicated to making life just as exciting for middle-aged and older gay men as it is for younger ones.
Homepage, 2004-2007
QSanAntonio
Homepage of QSanAntonio, a San Antonio web site that gathers news and headlines from queer and mainstream news sources across the U.S., and the world, and provides online links to these publications.
Homepage
2006-2007
2010-
River City Living Church (San Antonio, Tex.)
Homepage created by River City Living Church located in San Antonio, Texas. At River City Living Church, with Jesus Christ as our Center, we create a spirit of love and compassion, understanding and hope, large enough to embrace ALL people. We are a Rainbow Congregation living out the New Covenant ordained of Christ and empowered by His Spirit. We have a very special place for you at River City Living church.
Homepage
2001-2008
2010-
Royal, Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Alamo Empire
Homepage created by the Royal, Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Alamo Empire. The Royal, Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Alamo Empire is a volunteer 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the betterment of the San Antonio community through direct assistance to any city non-profit agency that assists those living with a life-threatening illness. While our primary focus is on individuals diagnosed with AIDS and HIV disease, our reach into the community touches on a broader range of issues that affects the population as a whole.
Homepage
2000-2008
2010-
San Antonio Gender Association
Homepage created by the San Antonio Gender Association. San Antonio Gender Association (SAGA) is dedicated to the exploration of issues involving gender identity, and to the advocacy of fair and just public policy for the wider GLBTQI community.
Homepage, 2010-
San Antonio Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Chamber of Commerce
Homepage created by the San Antonio Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Chamber of Commerce. The San Antonio LGBT Chamber exists to foster and promote a positive image of LGBT persons as well as the economic development and vitality of LGBT businesses and the businesses and professional organizations that support them, and, to facilitate the personal, professional and social growth of its Members via the exchange of ideas, resources, information and networking opportunities throughout the greater San Antonio metropolitan area!
Homepage, 2010-
Spirit of Peace Church (San Antonio, Tex.)
Homepage created by theSpirit of Peace Church. Spirit of Peace Church is an open and affirming progressive congregation seeking justice and peace that welcomes all people into the community of faith.
Homepage
2001-2009
2010-
Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio
Facebook page and homepage created by teh Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio. The mission of SDSA is to participate in political activities that create a strong and effective voice for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in local and state policy decisions.
Facebook page, 2010
Homepage
2007
2010-
The Annex
Homepage created by the The Annex, a gay nightclub/bar in San Antonio.
Homepage
2002-2008
2010-
The Saint
Homepage created by The Saint, a gay bar/nightclub in San Antonio, Texas.
Homepage
2004-2008
2010-
WomanSpace
Homepage created by WomanSpace, San Antonio's longest continuously published women's community newsletter.
Homepage
2007-2008
2010-
Zebraz
Homepage created by Zebraz.com. Founded in 1995 in San Antonio, Zebraz.com is the world’s largest gay and lesbian online department store.
Homepage
1996-2009
2011