Devaki Knowles

Best Rainbow Pride Spirit

Silvia Sandoval

If LGBTQ Pride had a spirit animal, San Marcos' Silvia Sandoval would be it. Whether she’s planning the small college town's monthly Rainbow Night, or securing a space for the Square's first, long-awaited gay bar (it never opened, but paved the way for the new Stonewall Warehouse out on Hopkins slated to open in October), or – the cake topper – pulling off the town's first-ever community Pride celebration (it happened right before this issue came out), this lady isn't one to sit back and wait. Sandoval's got enough gay spirit to burst open all the closets in San Marcos.

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