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Posts from June 2018

  • Vocal Local: Shawn Kuehn Credit: Shawn Kuehn
    June 26, 2018
    Shawn Kuehn is a Houston native with an immense passion for his community and a beard that won’t quit. As the Treasurer of Lambda NextGen, a social network for Houston’s LGBTQ young professionals, Kuehn is also dedicated to fostering and nurturing queer safe spaces. “We typically choose happy hour venues that are not traditionally gay bars - we still love gay bars - but we also want a better presence throughout all of Houston. We want to be visible, be proud, and show these...
  • Summer Lewks
    June 21, 2018
    One of Houston’s greatest treasures, rapper Fat Tony, has recently furthered his online cult status with the Super Deluxe show Thrift Haul. Inspired by Fat Tony’s infamous vintage thrift aesthetic, Thrift Haul is a competitive fashion show where two contestants compete to see who can get the better outfit on a budget. The contestants and judges are often widely beloved LGBTQ darlings, like gay comedian and actor John Early, trans comedian Patti Harrison, gender fluid icon Freckle,...
  • Houston's Instagrammable Pride Spots Credit: Biscuit Paint Wall
    June 15, 2018
    Let’s face it, in terms of social media these days it is all about Instagram. Even us at My Gay Houston think so (Don’t forget to follow us!). Houston is a stunning city and offers plenty of architecture and artwork to get your Instagram plenty of “likes.” Show your LGBTQ pride, and H-Town pride, by snapping a photo at these picture-perfect spots. Rainbow Crosswalk Located at Westheimer and Taft, the colorful pride crosswalk was recently repainted to be as bright as...
  • Fourth of July Festivities
    June 12, 2018
    Houstonians have an uncanny ability to turn anything into a party. A group of five people lounging on the grass at the Menil - that’s a party. If anyone is cooking on a grill outside, it’s an automatic party. Two cars stopped at a red light next to each other, listening to the same radio station? Roll the windows down, and you’ve definitely got a party. When you show up to a party and your friend is wearing an outfit that matches yours, it creates a rare vortex that some...
  • Brunch of the Month: Alice Blue
    June 2, 2018
    No restaurant embodies the cool, laid-back aura of The Heights more than Alice Blue. This modern American Bistro is open seven days a week but it is their weekend brunch menu that keeps hungry Houstonians coming back for more. Upon entering the quaint restaurant, guests are greeted by a ray of light and an open and relaxed feeling. Oversized booths in cool greys and blues line both sides of the restaurant with walls adorned with a geometric wallpaper that adds pops of yellow. A panel of thin
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