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  • Pride All Night Long
    June 19, 2019
    When the Pride Parade ends on June 22, the celebration definitely won’t be stopping. The festivities continue well into the morning with after parties celebrating the LGBTQ community throughout the city. Almost all Houston-area bars will be featuring drink specials and rejoicing in Pride so don’t forget to check our listings of LGBTQ bars in the city before making your final choice of where to take your night. But here are some of the hottest goings-on after the last float goes...
  • Visitor's Guide to Pride Houston Credit: Ana Cruz
    May 24, 2019
    Houston is home to the fourth largest pride celebration in the country, with over 500,000 attendees. While the neighborhood of Montrose is considered by many to be the epicenter of our city’s gay community, our pride parade is so big it is now held nearby, in the heart of downtown Houston . Downtown destinations are all walkable and distinct, with every street offering unique entertainment. Each block and each building is its own microcosm of different food , drink , history , culture ,...
  • An Insider’s Guide to Pride
    May 24, 2019
    June means Pride Month for LGBTQ people around the world, and this year Houston will celebrate its 41st Pride celebration. Born from the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969 in New York, a group of LGBTQ people, famously led by transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson, fought off police who had been raiding the fledgling bar intent on harassing LGBTQ customers. That riot turned into protest marches and those evolved into what is commonly known as the Pride parade. Although the parade has taken on
  • Brunch is a DRAG Credit: @BarBoheme
    April 29, 2019
    There’s something slightly magical about nighttime, like a vaseline-covered movie lens from the 1920s that acts as a proto-Instagram filter and beautifies everything in sight. The sparkle and spectacle of drag shines bright at night, but if you haven’t seen drag during the day, you’re in for a treat. Bounding between the booths and picnic tables at Boheme , two queens perform a duet that leads to a standing ovation along the entire back patio. With the sun beating down on...
  • 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...
  • Houston Splash Celebrates Black LGBTQ Pride Credit: @flawlessozproductions
    April 9, 2019
    Billed as the largest event for black and Latinx LGBTQ Pride and affectionately dubbed Black Gay Pride, Houston Splash is entering its 24th year of celebration May 2-6, 2019. This year’s iteration is set apart from previous years with the introduction of Her4Her, a Houston celebration catering to the lesbian community. Each year, Houston Splash expands its effort to provide a loud and proud banner of pride for every identity in their community. View this post on Instagram
  • Run for a Cause at the Gay 10K
    March 20, 2019
    Ready… Set… Go! It’s once again time to put on your running shoes and run for a cause at Houston’s third annual Gay 10k run on April 6. Rain or shine, participants are invited to come out for Houston’s most vibrant and colorful 10k run and walk. Started in 2016, the Gay 10k has raised more the $7,000 and nearly doubled in participants. The race’s vision of “One Love, One Finsish,” is to make a positive impact in the LGBT community, strive...
  • 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...
  • Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar Comes to Houston
    March 11, 2019
    Pull up your Instagram app because your new favorite obsession just opened its doors in Houston. The Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar , located at Montrose and Westheimer, is a whimsical new eatery celebrating everyone’s favorite and nonexistent animal: the unicorn. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Magical Dessert Bar (@magicaldessertbar) on Feb 21, 2019 at 2:40pm PST Dreamt up by the owners of Chills 360, this magical place is the
  • Houston Latino Film Fest Credit: Houston Latino Film Festival via Instagram
    March 8, 2019
    Winning Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards, Netflix’s Roma made headlines for its emotional portrayal of a domestic worker's journey in Mexico City's Roma district in 1970. Roma’s buzz also followed its star, Yalitza Aparicio, the first indigenous woman nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards. From speaking a combination of Spanish and the indigenous dialect Mixtec on screen to representing her Oaxacan community at the Oscar’s,...
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