Houston has been chosen as the site of the National Gay Flag Football League’s Gay Bowl XI, scheduled October 7–9, 2011. As many as 28 teams from throughout the country are expected to compete in this national tournament played on the eight lighted fields of Houston Sportsplex in southwest Houston.
Archive for July, 2010
There’s a scent wafting about Cologne, Germany, and that’s the eau du homo! Germany’s fourth largest city is also the country’s second capital of gay life (and, timeline-wise, the first), with a diverse bevy of scenes, events, nightlife, culture and social outlets.
IKEA Houston unveiled its $2 million remodel on June 9. In the Houston market for over 18 years, IKEA’s new 300,000 square-foot store layout shows customers more of the brand’s broad range, and the functionality of its products, as well as room settings that speak to Texas style and living.
Cass is struggling to be true to herself. After her best friend dies, Cass struggles through an aborted solo cross-country bike trip, works to help produce a…
This wonderful volume charts the plot motifs of relationships between women. The author does not confine herself to the current concept of “lesbian”; she explores the various ways women’s intimate bonds have been portrayed in literature from 1100 until today.
Be Sociable, Share! TweetThis alto alt/pop artist delivers a sound that is reminiscent of Devo spliced with Imogen Heap. ABBA emerges, too, especially on the ill-spelled “Shampain.” The tunes here, scattered though inexplicably alluring, accurately reflect Marina’s self-described ADD influence on her music. Chop Shop Records (www.chopshoprecords.com). — Nancy Ford Be Sociable, Share! Tweet
“The family fears he is gay. They don’t like gays. Or Communists.” Confirmed bachelor Oliver Ott is just one of 11 characters—maybe not even the most eccentric…
Be Sociable, Share! TweetSo what if the movie was mercilessly panned? Just close your eyes and enjoy its fine music provided by various artists led by Dido (“Everything to Lose”), Cee Lo (“Language of Love”), Liza Minnelli and Billy Stritch (“Single Ladies” and “Every Time We Say Goodbye”), and the delightful Sex and the City [...]
Once again, Ina Saltz brings us a collection of personal messages permanently inked into flesh along with the stories behind the ink.
Be Sociable, Share! TweetSwingy and cheeky, the brassy blonde triumphs on her dazzling third album. Midler-like in delivery and choice of material, Woodward is likely to be with us for a long, long time. Especially captivating are the opening blockbuster, “He Got Away,” and the chillingly insightful “Babies.” Verve Music Group (www.vervemusicgroup.com). — Nancy Ford [...]