Rest In Power

Houston Mourns Death of Transgender Activist Monica Roberts

The native Houstonian and transgender rights advocate was the founder of the influential blog, TransGriot.

10/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Pick A Cause, Any Cause

5 Things You Must Do in Houston This Weekend, June 19-21

We've got a weekend of events connected to Black Lives Matter, Pride, and Juneteenth.

06/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

#BlackTransLivesMatter

Support Houston’s Black Transgender Community Through These Local Advocacy Organizations

Remember, we wouldn’t have Pride if it weren’t for Marsha P. Johnson.

06/18/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Pride, Not Prejudice

UPDATED: 6 Houston Pride Month Events Sure to Bring Your Rainbow Heart a Bit of Joy

These virtual movie screenings and social distanced performances are still on.

06/16/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Rainbow connections

Show Your Pride By Donating to These 5 Houston-area LGBTQ+ Organizations This June

There’s much more to Pride month than a parade, y'all.

06/10/2020 By Isabella Goodman

H is for Hope

After a Brutal Murder, Houstonians Came Together to Fight for LGBTQ Rights

The death of Paul Broussard galvanized an entire city.

06/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Geeked Out

5 Meetups in Houston for the Inner Nerd

If you have an interest, there's a group for you.

03/02/2020 By Jeff Balke

🌈

Is That Tina Turner at Rainbow on the Green? Or Roxanne Collins?

Ahead of Friday's event, we talk to the drag veteran about the evolution of drag, her relationship to Houston Pride, and why Tina endures.

06/20/2019 By Holly Beretto

Don We Now Our Gay Apparel

22 Rainbow Things to Wear to Pride This Year

All picks benefit an LGBTQ+ organization in some way.

06/17/2019 By Abby Ledoux

🏳️‍🌈

The Galleria Macy's Will Celebrate Trans Pride With a Fashion Show

Model and trans activist Jessica Zyrie and wardrobe stylist Ashley Kahn team up to host the in-store celebration.

06/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Proud History

A Look Inside UH's Massive LGBT History Collection

One of the largest in the South, the collection is home to three football fields' worth of treasures.

05/24/2019 By Nicki Koetting

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