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

LGBTQ & A

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher Are Here, Queer, and Ready to Make You Laugh

Get to know the wives and comedians before they visit Houston this week.

09/25/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

September’s Perfect Party: Good-Sad-Heartbreaking Edition

In which we don’t invite the state senators who would make life more difficult for a 7-year-old girl.

08/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow