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Author: Ryan M. Leach
  • Pride Galveston Beach Bash Credit: @brianmitchell08
    May 17, 2019
    The Texas summer usually gets a head start compared to our friends in the more northern parts of the county. While they are still packing up their winter wear we are well into tank-top and bikini season and headed to our sister city on the third coast, Galveston. We also get a head start on celebrating Pride at the annual Galveston Pride Beach Bash! View this post on Instagram @kikidionvanwales with 2 of are dancers @timkano and Adrian both will be at
  • Pints For Pride Credit: @AxelradHouston
    May 6, 2019
    For the LGBTQ community around the world, June is a month with special meaning. This is the month where most major cities celebrate LGBTQ Pride. From New York to San Francisco, Pride parades will be taking place. Houston is home to one of the largest celebrations in the south and this year Pride Houston has more to celebrate as it commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the event that sparked the modern day LGBTQ rights movement and is the reason why most parades take place at
  • Cinco Margaritas to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Credit: @Chuys
    April 11, 2019
    Cinco de Mayo is often mistaken for Mexican Independence Day which is actually celebrated on September 16 commemorating the Cry of Dolores which initiated the war of Mexican Independence from Spain. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. In America, however the date has been linked to a celebration of Mexican-American culture and that celebration usually includes margaritas. Now that you know the real history...
  • Bunnies On The Bayou Turns 40!
    April 4, 2019
    Since 1979 Houston’s LGBTQ community has come together for a great party and a great purpose known as Bunnies on the Bayou . This annual Easter Sunday celebration is turning 40 years old this year and will take place in downtown Houston at Sesquicentennial Park. 100% of the proceeds raised from the event will benefit 15 local charities which seek to improve the quality of life of individuals within our community. One of the many things that sets Bunnies on the Bayou apart from other local...
  • Spring Awakening: Public Gardens in Bloom for Spring
    March 15, 2019
    Houston truly has some of the best weather in the country. Nine months out of the year our moderate climate is mostly pleasant before the temperature and humidity start to climb into triple digits. Our mild tropical climate makes the city a great place for flowers to thrive when spring arrives in March. Make sure to visit all of these flowery spots when they come into bloom. McGovern Centennial Gardens In honor of it’s 100 year anniversary, the Hermann Park Conservancy opened the...
  • Bayou City Arts Festival Credit: Bayou City Arts Festival via Facebook
    March 6, 2019
    The 48th Bayou City Art Festival will be returning to Memorial Park on March 29 - 31, 2019. Noted as one of the top outdoor fine arts festivals in the nation, the three day event will showcase the work of over 300 artists from around the globe. Tickets are reasonable at $12 online and $15 per adult at the gate. This years featured artist is Julio C. Garcia, a 2D mixed media artist from Jacksonville, Florida. His paintings are inspired by his childhood in Mexico and his painting, “At...
  • Getting Lucky! St. Patrick’s Day in Houston Credit: Unsplash
    February 27, 2019
    Montrose Parties The gayborhood may not light up officially for the lucky holiday but within walking distance is one of the most notorious events in Houston at Griff’s Irish Pub . This day long event is always rowded with revelers and offers everything from Jell-O wrestling to live music and food. When you’re finished you can join your friends over at the Eagle or JR’s , just one neighborhood over. Downtown Celebrations Head downtown around noon on March 16th for the 60th...
  • Ice Queens
    January 3, 2019
    It’s true, when you think of Houston, you don’t often think about ice-skating. However, for ten years downtown’s Discovery Green has been transforming it’s Kinder Lake into an ice rink fit for a queen. Rainbow on Ice , an annual LGBTQ celebration on January 11, will put that theory to the test. Rainbow on Ice is in its tenth year of inviting the LGBTQ community and families to string up their skates and take a few laps around the rink. Although the icy fun is open to...
  • Downtown Holiday Art Experiences
    December 4, 2018
    In recent years downtown has built up it’s reputation as a place to have interesting and unusual art experiences. Most of these experiences have been centered around Discovery Green , the large family-friendly oasis in downtown's Avenida Houston district. This month the fun continues with some truly unique experiences that are only here for a short time - but a good time. Loop is probably the most exciting. Located on Avenida Houston, this free, family-friendly installation features...
  • Vocal Local: Kris Banks Credit: Kris Banks
    November 12, 2018
    The midterm elections on November 6, 2018 marked the end of one political cycle for the country and the start of a new political cycle for the city of Houston. 2019 will be the year that Houstonians get to select their leaders and Kris Banks is an LGBTQ leader who works closely with our current mayor, so he expects this year will be busier than usual. Banks, 38, is the Special Assistant on Government Relations for Mayor Sylvester Turner. In this role he works with elected officials and the
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