We’re so GLAAD

TransGriot Just Won “Outstanding Blog” at the GLAAD Media Awards

Dee Dee Watters accepted the award on behalf of Houstonian and transgender activist Monica Roberts, who died last fall. 

04/07/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Perfect Party

Spring's Perfect Party: The We're Doing All Right Edition

Let's hand out some mask party favors at our socially distanced hootenanny to some of our dream guests.

03/31/2021 By Dianna Wray

The Kids of the 2021 Houston Livestock Show

Armed with Lambs and Goats, Anna Reed Is Ready for This Year's Rodeo

The Tomball teen using her drive, hard work, and a lucky shirt to win.

03/03/2021 By Allison Miles

Get Your Goat

How Four Houston Kids Are Navigating an Upended Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Livestock Show 2021: How 2020 impacted kids and how the rodeo is keeping them safe this year.

03/03/2021 By Allison Miles Photography by Daniel Kramer

The Kids of the 2021 Houston Livestock Show

12-Year-Old Dawson Sherrouse Is Obsessed with Pigs

The Kingwood kid hoping to make his Houston Livestock Show debut … again.

03/03/2021 By Allison Miles

The Kids of the 2021 Houston Livestock Show

Ava Pluchino's Mornings Begin at the Barn with Her Heifer, Betsy

The FFA vice president putting passion over the pandemic’s many obstacles.

03/03/2021 By Allison Miles

The Kids of the 2021 Houston Livestock Show

For Josiah Haughton, Rearing Animals Is a Family Tradition

A football player and his lambs work hard to compete.

03/03/2021 By Allison Miles

Forging New Politics

Meet Steven Garza, the Breakout Boys State Star

Get to know the 19-year-old whose political skills have already made him famous.

01/28/2021 By Chris Gray

Shaping Houston History

Our List of Which Bayou City Greats Deserve Their Own Statues

A real who's who of hometown heroes.

11/26/2020 Edited by Dianna Wray

All Politics is Local

A Simple Twist of Fate Brought Ed Emmett to the Bayou City

The former county judge found Houston and never looked back.

10/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

All Politics is Local

U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia's Navigation System Began—You Guessed It—on Navigation Boulevard

The local leader’s journey to Congress owes a lot to her "segundo barrio," the East End.

10/13/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

All Politics is Local

Acres Homes Native Mayor Sylvester Turner Knows His Roots

The local leader attests to the power of community-oriented neighborhoods.

10/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Politics is Local

Senator Ted Cruz Is a Diehard Houstonian

A love of small business and the Constitution blossomed in the Bayou City.

10/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Politics is Local

City Councilmember Letitia Plummer Follows in Giant Footsteps

And now she's allowed in the room where it happens.

10/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

All Politics is Local

U.S. Representative Dan Crenshaw is a Hometown Boy

Although he grew up all over the world, he’ll always consider Houston home.

10/13/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

All Politics is Local

How Martha Wong Went from Teacher to Politician

The former Texas representative paved the way for Asian Americans in Houston politics.

10/13/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

All Politics is Local

Annise Parker's Free Range Youth Instilled a Passion for Nature

The former city mayor’s love of Houston greenspace is rooted in Spring Branch.

10/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Politics is Local

Get to Know Some of Houston’s Most Dynamic Politicians

A look at how life in the Bayou City has shaped some of our most intriguing elected officials.

10/13/2020 By Houstonia Staff

Finding the way

Meet the Groundbreaking Publisher Who Built an Empire of Hispanic Literature

As a child, Nicolás Kanellos couldn't find books that accurately portrayed his Hispanic heritage. As an adult, he sought out and published the ones that did.

10/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Making Space

With Kindness and Dignity, Houstonian Chantal Rochelle Is Creating Waves at Buzzfeed

A local girl explores Black identity as a web host, on her own terms.

10/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven