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  • What's Your Damage Heather?
    April 28, 2016
    Teen angst takes on a body count in Heathers the Musical now showing at the Hobby Center courtesy of TUTS Underground. Based on the late ‘80s cult film Heathers , starring Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty, Heathers the Musical tells the story of the popular high school clique — all named Heather of course — and the mayhem that ensues when they allow the awkward Veronica Sawyer into their group. Spoiler, things don’t go too well and soon people start dropping like flies. But
  • Stay Fit on Vacation
    April 25, 2016
    We all know the drill. A vacation tends to usually be more than just a vacation from work or stress; it is also a vacation from our diet and workout routine. And with all the amazing food Houston has to offer, fitting in just one workout will definitely be worth it. Luckily, Houston has a wide variety of creative approaches to fitness and here is your guide to the most interesting ways to burn off all those BBQ calories in the Bayou City. SoulCycle Where: 2549 Kirby FINALLY! The ultra
  • Introducing the Divas of Drag
    April 5, 2016
    Hide your mama and prepare yourself for big hair, contouring for the Gods and more sequins than the tackiest aisle at Hobby Lobby; the Divas of Drag are about to death drop their way into Houston. On April 17, House of Blues will host the Divas of Drag which is sure to be bursting at the seams (figuratively, hopefully not literally) with acts that will leave you screaming, “YAAAAAAAS!” We decided to size up these size queens so you have the down low on what to expect from each one. So come on
  • Say Goodbye to March Madness
    April 5, 2016
    By Tammy Shaklee, Founder, He’s For Me Houston men, if you have ever lived in West Texas (or Northwest Oklahoma), you know that spring is really known for one irritating and unavoidable thing. Wind. Spring unleashes direct pole bending wind over the un-interrupted plains. And the damage is more than the meteorologist’s “skirt alert”. It has the force to slam any open car door and cut your shin to the bone. It coats your home’s interior with fine dirt and pollen forced in through every loosely
  • Randy Harrison on the Enduring Power of Cabaret
    March 21, 2016
    Since its premiere on Broadway, Cabaret has become one of the biggest stage hits in modern history, even spawning an Oscar-winning film starring Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey. It isn’t just the incredible music that keeps audiences coming back; the themes of 1930’s Berlin are still relevant. This week, Cabaret will begin its week-long run at the Hobby Center . We sat down and talked with Randy Harrison, who most may know as Justin from TV’s Queer As Folk . He is prepared to dazzle audiences in the
  • Spring Forward into Buffalo Bayou
    March 17, 2016
    Cher may be able to turn back time but even she couldn’t stop us from turning our clocks forward an hour this past Sunday. Luckily for us Houstonians, the beautiful spring and summer weather comes early which allows us to take full advantage of everything outdoorsy. Even now, as I sit on my balcony with the perfect sunny, 74 degree weather and my view of downtown, I am forgetting all about my full DVR which usually dominates my weekend and cannot wait to get out to the newly restored Buffalo
  • Rebooting Your Love Life in 2016
    March 11, 2016
    By Tammy Shaklee, Founder, He's For Me As I sit to write this, I feel like an investigative reporter. With the afternoon shower, I’ve escaped to the Solarium on Brilliance of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s “adult” pool, for shelter. Laptop on table, House of Cards new season streaming on wildly rare occasion based on wifi connectivity, I promised to complete the next blog before our next Matchmaker Alliance conference session. Among my fellow cruisers, in my view: a loving lesbian couple helping
  • Life in Drag: Violet S’Arbleu
    March 7, 2016
    Hot on the stilettos of the premiere of season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on March 7, we kiki’ed with Violet S’Arbleu, one of Houston’s most sickening drag queens. She spilled the tea on all things drag in Houston. Ryan Bellinghausen : What sets Houston queens apart? Violet S'Arbleu : Different places in the country (and indeed the world) are known for different things: Chicago queens sport some of the wildest makeup and costumes (examples from RuPaul’s Drag Race include Kim Chi, Trixie Mattel, and
  • Walk For A Cause
    March 2, 2016
    Helping the community is something we all know we should do more of, but who here hasn’t even considered it since we knew it counted on those pesky college applications? Don’t worry, I am raising my hand on that as well. But you can help raise awareness and money for a cause by doing something as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. This Sunday, the AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. will be hosting their annual AIDS Walk , presented by Marathon Oil. The 3k walk assists local AIDS
  • Meet the Bartender: Francisco Leal
    February 24, 2016
    The drinks are nice but let’s face it, the bartenders are what keep us coming back. Bartenders are the backbone of any great bar and their attitude and gregariousness, or lack thereof, can make or break any establishment. Each month we will look at the bartenders who are shaping the Houston gay scene and have us lining up for one more drink, even when we know we shouldn’t. This month, we are talking to Francisco Leal, a bartender at the ultra trendy F Bar . Opened in 2011, F Bar burst onto the
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