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  • Local Voices: Brad Odom-Harris
    February 14, 2017
    Born-and-raised Houstonian Brad Odom-Harris was the 2016 Male Grand Marshall of Houston Pride, an honor he is rightfully extremely proud of. "It all goes by in a flash," he says. "But I know that along with the other amazing grand marshals before and after me, we have all shared a passion and dedication to making Houston a better place to be out and proud!” Apart from his husband, whom he met ten years ago when Odom-Harris was President of Pride, his loves in life include...
  • Valentine's Day Plans for Singles
    February 13, 2017
    Confession: I am single. Shocker, I know. A fact that rarely crosses my mind unless I am filling out a census form or responding to another RSVP for a friend’s wedding. But there is no shame in being single, even on a day like Valentine’s Day which is a day to celebrate that special connection between two people. As RuPaul proclaims at the end of each episode of Drag Race , “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” So I...
  • Itineraries Based on Lady Gaga Albums
    February 1, 2017
    In early February, the Super Bowl will head to the Bayou City bringing fans from across the nation. If you are anything like me, the Super Bowl is exciting for a few reasons: food, day drinking, commercials, and the halftime act. Last year’s halftime act was the first time Beyonce told us to get in formation which ushered in the beginning of her Lemonade era which lead to the album of the year and an HBO special I still haven’t deleted from my DVR. This year, Lady Gaga will...
  • 15 Hottest Players Coming to the Super Bowl
    January 27, 2017
    Next weekend, Super Bowl LI is coming to the Bayou City. Whether you are excited for the game or just see it as another Sunday, one thing will unite us all: hot football players. These studs from the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons are sure to keep the attention of anyone watching the big game. Tom Brady: New England Patriots Quarterback Matt Ryan: Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Rob Gronkowski: New England Patriots Tight End Paul Worrilow: Atlanta Falcons Tight End Julian Edelman:
  • Local Voices: Tonya Evinger
    January 26, 2017
    Tonya Evinger, a native of Odessa, Missouri, hasn’t lived in Houston long, but she’s quickly making her mark on H-Town. “I am quick to jump in on things like the recent fundraising auction at Pearl Bar and I often work with self-defense events at my local gym,” she says. Evinger is a professional athlete so most of her hobbies involve sports in one way or another, making training her work and her play. Helping out in the community is one of the few things that Evinger...
  • Hamburger Mary’s Rockets to Houston
    January 23, 2017
    Update: Hamburger Mary's opened February 9! In the coming month, Houston will open the doors to the first Hamburger Mary’s to hit the Lone Star State in many years. Located in the heart of Montrose, 2409 Grant St., the LGBT-friendly restaurant will offer fabulous family dining and will also serve as a bar/entertainment venue at night. The original Hamburger Mary’s opened in San Francisco in 1972 as “an open-air bar and grille for open minded people.” The...
  • Super Bowl LI in Houston
    December 27, 2016
    Houston is just days away from hosting the world's biggest annual sporting event. Super Bowl LI will bring 10 days of concerts, festivals, a big fan experience and other events all culminating in the big game February 5 at NRG Stadium. Super Bowl LIVE Houston’s Discovery Green park and Avenida Houston will soon welcome over 1 million football fans as part of a 10-day Super Bowl LIVE fan festival. Super Bowl LIVE will be chock full of free concerts by some of the biggest names in...
  • Must Listen to Podcasts
    December 14, 2016
    The worst part about the holiday season can sometimes be the traveling. Most of us will have to board a plane, train or automobile in the coming weeks to visit family. Here are some podcasts that will make your holiday travel, or just sitting in Houston traffic, fly by. Throwing Shade This podcast from FemiNasty Erin Gibson and HomoSensual Bryan Safi offers a sassy look at everything from pop culture, gay rights, women’s issues and current events. Listening to this two gab is like being a...
  • Houston Holiday Gift Guide
    December 9, 2016
    Ho Ho Ho! No, we aren’t shaming you for any escapades at Rich’s from last night, ‘tis the season for shopping of course. The clock for buying the perfect gifts has already started and the holiday season will be over before you know it. We’ve saved you some time, stress and a little extra shoe leather by coming up with some fabulous gift ideas for this holiday season. iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case This sleek iPhone case is perfect for anyone who complains about Grindr...
  • Local Voices: Stephanie Carpenter
    December 8, 2016
    Stephanie Carpenter was raised in Cleveland and Porter, Texas. Having grown up surrounded by what she calls “a lot of wonderful, conservative, and well-meaning Christian people” who raised her “to believe that God hated me and I was going to hell,” Carpenter moved to more liberal locales – first Austin, then San Marcos, and ultimately Houston. That was a long time ago. Now Carpenter is a Houston do-gooder who inspires a lot of people to the same. When...