In their own words

We Are the Organizers of Drag Queen Story Time. This Is Why We're Stepping Aside.

“We believe in what we’re doing, but we don’t believe in putting our friends, our families, or our children in danger.”

03/19/2019 By Trent Lira and Devin Will

Reading Rainbow

Why Is Everyone Up in Arms About Drag Queen Storytime?

The reading program featuring local kings and queens has suddenly become a hot-button issue.

12/31/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Poetry of Life

Review: Swimming While Drowning Dives into Coming-of-Age Angst

Stages' look at LGBTQ homelessness asks timely questions, even if it comes up short on answers.

10/08/2018 By Doni Wilson

LGBTQ

You Won't See Love, Simon at QFest 2018

The five-day LGBTQ film festival will show how vast and particular the queer experience really is.

07/25/2018 By Shafaq Patel

Buttercream Dream

Review: Love Wins—But Not How You Think—in The Cake at the Alley

Few moments could top June 2018 for a world premiere about wedding cake.

06/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Clutch City

Pride Month Is Here. What Will You Be Wearing?

A round-up of rainbow attire for this month's Pride parade.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

LGBTQ

The Sweet, Sad Appeal of Houston's Queer Landscape

You can now explore a crowdsourced mapping project that gathers memories from Houston's LGBTQ community. The results are beautiful, funny, and sad.

05/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Slay

What Boys Wearing Makeup Means to Us: Progress

"Watching two men enjoy each other’s company, comfortably, in full makeup, made me realize just how far we’ve come as a society."

04/23/2018 By Alexis Vargas

History

Stories of a City: HIV/AIDS in Houston

Recording the history of HIV/AIDS in Houston, before it’s too late.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

News

The Stories of a City: HIV/AIDS in Houston

Recording the history of HIV/AIDS in Houston, before it’s too late.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

Bayougraphy

Cassandra Chiles Is Fighting For Equality, One Song at a Time

The trans guitarist and her band Giant Kitty make confronting hatred so punk rock.

02/28/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Politicking

There's a Surge of LGBTQ Candidates Running in the 2018 Primaries

16 LGBTQ Houstonians will be on the ballot on March 6.

02/21/2018 By Josh Watkins and Dianna Wray

Glove Love

You Better Werk: LGBTQ Community Celebrates Fashion and Safe Sex for International Condom Day

Last Tuesday night's fashion show from Impulse Group was a party with purpose.

02/20/2018 By Josh Davis

Visual Art

Dissent and Desire Shows the Complexity of LGBTQ Life in India

A CAMH photography exhibit spotlights 17 members of Delhi's LGBTQ community and their stories.

01/30/2018 By Chris Gray

Fitness Friday

A New Bootcamp Wants to Fill the Fitness Void in the LGBTQ Community

This couple of fitness enthusiasts wants to unite Houstonians, one burpee at a time.

12/08/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Dodge Ball

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Houston Case on Gay Marriage Benefits

Both sides of the fight are claiming the non-decision as a victory of sorts.

12/05/2017 By Dianna Wray

News

How a Pearland Mom Changed Her Life to Save Her Transgender Child

"I’m a mom of a little girl that I would like to see live. Please understand, I’m not fighting about bathrooms. I’m fighting about her life."

12/01/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Tamales!!!!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 1–3

Including holiday lights, the rise of women, and plenty of tamales.

11/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

What Is Love?

The Results Are In from Our Big Love and Sex Survey

...and y'all really don't mind making out in public.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

How a Houston Lawyer Found Her Joy

Coming out as trans gave Danielle Healey new purpose in life and the law.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney