2016 Awards Banquet

Documents and pictures from the 2016 Awards Banquet.

OutInSA.com: Photos from 2016 SDSA Awards Banquet

See article at http://outinsa.com/slideshow/photos-stonewall-democrats-awards-banquet/

SDSA 2016 Annual Awards Recipients

Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio is proud to announce the following recipients of the SDSA Annual Awards.
Political Advocacy: State Sen. Jose Menendez 
Community Leadership: Lauryn Farris
Volunteer Appreciation: Ray McDonald 
Genitalia Fixation Award: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick
The awards will be given at the Annual Awards Banquet to be held at the Palacio del Rio Hotel on September 24, 2016.

2016 Awards Banquet

Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio
Annual Awards Banquet

Please join Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio at our annual Awards Ceremony and Banquet on 24 September 2016 at the Palacio Del Rio Hotel, La Vista Ballroom, 22nd Floor, 200 South Alamo Street in San Antonio. The event begins at 6:00 PM; the Awards Ceremony begins at 7:00 PM.

Our Keynote Speaker will be Lou Weaver, the Equality Texas Transgender Programs Coordinator.

Lou Weaver

Lou Weaver is a transgender man and a leader in Houston’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. Lou is the first Transgender Programs Coordinator for Equality Texas, working on elevating the voices of transgender Texans, including the Texas TransVisible Project, a first-of-its-kind public education campaign. He is a sought after speaker on transgender topics across the state of Texas. With trans healthcare as a key component of his advocacy portfolio, he has helped educate healthcare providers and medical student groups on culturally competent care for the LGBTQ communities. Lou has served as a topic specialist advising multiple Fortune 500 companies, including Chevron, Dow and Shell, on employee engagement issues related to trans workplace policies. He has also provided guidance to local law enforcement offices to update policy and procedures for public safety employees, people in confinement and the larger community. Lou actively volunteers with the political and community engagement committees of the Houston chapter of the Human Rights Campaign, and serves on HRC’s National Board of Governors as co-chair of the national Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
He shares his home with rescues Bruce the Dog, a 3-year-old black lab/pitbull mix, and a mouthy 13-year-old cat Cosmo.
Tickets are $80 per person, with open seating.  If you order 8 tickets, you will get a reserved table.  Meal choices are chicken, vegetarian, and fruit.
RSVP by ordering your tickets online via ActBlue (TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED)
This is our major fund raiser for the year, so please consider becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships do not include tickets to the banquet. Sponsor levels are:

Platinum - $1000
Gold - $500
Silver - $250
Rainbow - $100

Questions?  Please email Chris Forbrich at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

OutInSA: Trans Activist Lou Weaver is Keynote Speaker for Stonewall Banquet

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio announced that transgender activist Lou Weaver will be the keynote speaker for their annual awards banquet on September 24.

Read article at http://outinsa.com/trans-activist-lou-weaver-is-keynote-speaker-for-stonewall-banquet/

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