Pride Guide

The Babados and Babadon'ts of Celebrating Pride in the Trump Era

Haters should sashay away.

06/19/2017 By Javier Garza

Houston Proud

Pride and Protests: Remembering the Night Anita Bryant Came to Town

Forty years ago, a protest against a former beauty queen changed Houston's gay community forever.

05/25/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Diary

My Two Moms

This Houston man will be wishing two parents Happy Mother's Day this month.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Get Out

Three Reasons to Roller Skate at Discovery Green This Month

The city's only outdoor roller rink runs through March 25.

03/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Equality

For Transgender Texans, Every Day Is a Battle

A new report from the National Center for Transgender Equality identifies Texas-specific issues with healthcare, education, housing, identity documents, homelessness and more.

02/06/2017 By Amber Tong

Politics

“Model” Protesters Took to the Streets for Houston Women’s March

The crowd of over 22,000 was described as the largest ever to demonstrate in front of City Hall.

01/23/2017 By Marialuisa Rincon

Off Air

Kim Burrell's TSU Radio Show Has Been Cancelled

The Houstonian continues to receive backlash after her controversial sermon.

01/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Pool Party

Catching Up with the First Trans Candidate to Win a Primary in Texas

Only 20 transgender politicians hold an elected office in the world, and Jenifer René Pool hopes to make it 21.

08/22/2016 By Adam Doster

All You Need Is Love

Second Issue of Love Wins Texas Hits Newsstands July 3

Despite the Orlando tragedy, the second issue of our sister publication remains a celebration of love and pride.

06/27/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

On the Town

The Fabric of Life

At DiverseWorks, gallery-goers interact with art—and LGBTQ issues—in a whole new way.

05/31/2016 By Steve Jansen

Film Festival

Reel To Reel Gets Real at Queer Hippo Festival

The first annual film festival sheds light on gay rights in America.

03/28/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Lectures

Fight For Your Right

Two leading human rights activists come to Discovery Green to share their stories

10/19/2015 By Andrea Siso

Interview

A Mayor Considers Her Legacy

Her final term may be winding down, but Annise Parker isn’t—and during what’s become a race to the finish line, our mayor takes a moment to reflect.

09/29/2015 By Catherine Matusow

HERO

The Decent Place

Late-night thoughts on listening to opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

09/14/2015 By Scott Vogel

Kiss and Break Up

Behind the Scenes of Houston’s First Gay Divorce

Same-sex marriage has its surprising discontents.

09/01/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Book It!

Top 5 LGBTQ-Friendly Places to Travel

Where to go and what to see

07/02/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Pride 2015

Celebrate Pride 2015 in Houston

Gear up for a week of fun and festive celebration.

06/22/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

HIV/AIDS

For Gay Men, a Ban on Blood Donation Ends, But a Stigma Remains

There will be blood, but whose?

05/31/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Drag Race

For Latino Drag Queens, There’s No Place Like Hacienda

Houston’s Latino drag scene is booming—and plays to a surprisingly diverse crowd.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Born Identity

What Do Transgender Children Need?

Transgender children and teenagers are transitioning earlier than ever, creating new challenges for doctors and families.

11/03/2014 By Mina Kelemen