resident Barack Obama today signed “Don’t Act, Don’t Tell” repeal legislation to create a path for lesbian, gay and bisexual service members to serve openly in the military. The Senate passed the measure on Dec. 18.
Archive for December, 2010
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Lydell Grant, 33, is charged with murder, accused in the killing of Aaron Michael Scheerhoorn, 28, of Houston.
Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man at 710 Pacific about 11:30 p.m. last Friday (Dec. 10).The victim, Aaron Michael Scheerhoorn, 28, of Houston, was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.
Houston organist and conductor Keith Weber is now a Grammy nominee with the announcement that Houston’s Ars Lyrica has been nominated for their recording, Hasse: Marc Antonio e Cleopatra. EXPANDED VERSION FOR THE WEB, INCLUDING INTERVIEW WITH KEITH WEBER
When Mark Ballas was growing up in England, same-sex ballroom dancing was only natural because girl dancers outnumbered budding Billy Elliots by 14 to 1.
After Republicans picked up six seats in the U.S. Senate to gain a 55–44 majority, George W. Bush was re-elected as president, and 11 gay-marriage bans in 11 states passed by wide margins, former HRC spokesman Wayne Besen declared, “Not even the fabulous RuPaul could find a shade of lipstick glamorous enough to pretty up this election pig.”
Halloween on Pacific Street, October 30-31, 2010. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
Lazarus House 8th annual Halloween Party, October 30, 2010. Photos by Dalton DeHart.