Parade Day 2011
Photos by Antonia Padilla, July 6, 2011
There were horses and marchers. Balloons and banners. Gay nuns and politicians.
There was the entire diversity of our community marching down Main Street
on July 2.
neighborhood electrified by Pride San Antonio
QSanAntonio.com, July 3, 2011
Even though there was a fence around the Pride San Antonio Block Party
in Crockett Park it could not contain the sheer size of the celebration.
The entire Main Avenue strip, from the Essence Bar on the south to the
Silver Dollar Saloon at the northern end, was bursting to the seams
Photos by Antonia Padilla: Melissa
QSanAntonio.com, April 30, 2011
Lesbian singer-songwriter Melissa Esparzaruiz Rodriguez, who performs
under the name Earth Krumbz, was on stage this week at Salute on North
St. Mary's. QSanAntonio photographer Antonia Padilla reports that Rodriguez'
set included original songs reminiscent of progressive performers like
Photos: Luminaria Arts Festival
Photography by Antonia Padilla, March 13, 2011
An estimated 300,000 people came to Hemisfair Park on March 12 for the
fourth annual Luminaria Arts Festival.
Photos: International Women's Day
Photography by Antonia Padilla, March 6, 2011
Approximately between 600 and 1000 people participated in the International
Woman's Day March which wound through downtown streets on March 5.
Photos: Adelina Anthony on stage
Photography by Antonia Padilla, QSanAntonio.com, February 24, 2011
QSanAntonio photographer Antonia Padilla was invited to the dress rehearsal
for Adelina Anthony's three-part performance, "La Hocciona Series
-- An Original X-X-Xicana Comedic Triptych of Scandalous Proportions!"
which runs at the Sterling Houston Theater at Jump-Start from February
25 - 27. The resulting photos show the performance artist going through
the paces of her show using her expressive face to punctuate her words.
(Click here for related story.)
Photos -- S.A. Martin Luther King
Photography by Antonia Padilla, January 17, 2011
Tens of thousands assembled on January 17 for the annual San Antonio Martin
Luther King Day March. The procession, which is said to be the largest
in the nation, included groups with GLBT representation including the
Metropolitan Community Church, the Human Rights Campaign and the Esperanza
Peace and Justice Center.
Photos -- Dream Act protest
Photography by Antonia Padilla, QSanAntonio.com, November 30, 2010
Fifteen UTSA students were arrested November 29 as they staged a 'sit
in' protest at the offices of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on General
Hudnell Drive in Port San Antonio.