LGBT community advocates rally

Julieta Hernandez As authorities continue to investigate the death of a Corpus Christi woman, her sister wants the community to know how special she was. “Everyone in the community, family and friends, knew him to be the kindest most gentle human being in this world,” said Janie Montez, Stephanie Montez’s sister. “To me, he was my beautiful sweet sister.” On Oct. 21, deputies responded to a call for service at County Road 61 outside of Robstown where Stephanie Montez, 47, was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds. Montez was eventually identified as a transgender woman. “We are not exactly sure…

Students learn about other cultures

Mia Estrada mestrada@foghornnews.com Collegiate High School’s second annual Culture Fest showcased cultures not just from students’ native countries, but also LGBTQ+ and drag culture. Jeva Adame, a Collegiate High School senior, explored through the countries and recognized each one. “It’s good to be exposed to other cultures, and I recognize the effort our school is making by having this annual tradition,” Adame said. “The festival brings light to all cultures and is a good place to educate one another.” The festival was put on by Model United Nations and Culture Club. Volunteers wore traditional wear and brought customary food that…