A look back: Best of South Texas Pride in 2021
In late 2021, KSAT revamped the South Texas Pride series to bring viewers more long-form content full-length Q&As. We highlighted some stories that made a difference to the local LGBTQ+ community, as well as state, national and even international communities.
Drag shows go digital in South Texas
That kind of brought me up a little bit.Tencha La Jefa decided to follow in the steps of other queens and put on his own digital drag show. From drag brunches to club dance floors, he has also had to dabble in the world of digital drag to continue his performing career during the pandemic. Andrews said before the closures of venues went into effect, people started being more cautious when attending drag shows. We still had out dedicated fanbase they were so supportive.Digital drag shows allowed Andrews to continue performing beyond the closures and give the fans a party online. (Miss Toni Andrews)Jacob Ramirez/Jodie GalileiJacob Ramirez, who goes by the stage name Jodie Galilei when performing in drag, has been working to put on his second digital drag show for his company, NuQueer & Co.
June marks 50th anniversary of LGBTQ+ Pride traditions in the US
SAN ANTONIO June 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of LGBTQ+ Pride traditions in the United States, and Monday is the first day of Pride Month. The first Pride March was held in New York City on June 28, 1970, on the first anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, according to the LOC. In San Antonio, drag queen Tencha La Jefa is no stranger to Pride performances. Me being older, when I first came to San Antonio, Pride was small here, Tencha La Jefa said. To me, Pride Month -- Pride period -- nowadays, the way things are, is just living life to the fullest and being able to be you and being able to be yourself, being accepted by so many people.