Politics

Legal Challenges Currently Affecting the LGBTQ+ Community in Texas

Plus, learn what score Houston received from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation index of LGBTQ-friendly cities.

4:55pm By Shelby Stewart Research by Brianna Benitez

Love & Care

LGBTQ+ Health & Wellness Resources in Houston

Establishments such as Legacy Community Health, The Montrose Center and Thomas Street Health Center offer judgement-free care for the LGBTQ+ community.

06/10/2022 By Stephanie Bartels With Brianna Benitez

RESOURCES

Here Are Ways to Support Trans Youth in Houston

Here’s a list of groups and organizations in Houston that support trans and queer youth.

05/02/2022 By Amarie Gipson

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

#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

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

🏳️‍🌈

Celebrate Pride Month With These Rainbow Cakes

For some of these festive desserts, a portion of proceeds go toward nonprofits and progressive causes.

06/14/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

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

Stonewall 50

This CAMH Exhibit Shows the Enduring Legacy of the Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall 50 explores a half-century of gay liberation in Houston and beyond.

05/15/2019 By Brittanie Shey

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

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

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

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

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