All About Pride: Pride Calendar, Pride marshals Frank Billingsley, Robin Brown, John Nechman, Januari Leo, Pride Strippers. Sure, you’re going to stake out seating for the Pride Parade June 29 — but you can celebrate Pride all month long. Check out this list of events and get ready to par-tay.
On Father’s Day, five-month-old Magen Sophia Luiz-Kabani will attend her first Miss USA pageant. Not surprisingly, since her fathers are a pair of aces in the beauty industry. But the road to fatherhood has been long and difficult.
More than a decade after the passage of DOMA, an unlikely 83-year-old former top IBM programmer and openly lesbian woman is standing up to the Supreme Court of the United States and saying, “No more.”
Kris Sharp had a tough trailer park childhood, with a raging drug-addicted mother, and foster homes. When he ran for student body office at UH-Downtown, his HIV was outed. He’s fighting back with an AIDS education campaign, and activism on diversity and inclusion.
Talking to the STILL so unusual Cyndi Lauper. Also Lauper brings true colors to Broadway with ‘Kinky Boots.’ And a gay romp at the Tonys.
“I’ll spare everyone the lengthy details of my coming-out story, but to sum it up, being a gay man in my family is no cakewalk.” A man’s struggle to unite Islam and homosexuality.
Trey McIntyre, the lanky former Houston Ballet student, dancer, and choreographer, returns to the city this month as the company revives his first full-length ballet, Peter Pan.
Eric Berkowitz researched cases from pagan times to today in which people were punished for their sexual choices. An interview with the author.
Two new documentaries: a schoolteacher new to Houston is shocked by her students’ anti-gay bullying and makes a film to address it. And openly LGBT elected officials share their stories, including Mayor Annise Parker, Judge Phyllis Randolph Frye, as well as Senator Tammy Baldwin, and former rep Barney Frank.
Jaston Williams, the man most closely associated with such mythical locales as Tuna, Texas, Didi’s Used Weapons Store (“If we can’t kill it, it’s immortal”), and the Tastee Kreme Diner, returns to Galveston’s Grand 1894 Opera House for his new solo show, “Blame It on Valentine, Texas.”