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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Aids Foundation Houston Changes Critria for Food Assistance Program

Aids Foundation Houston Changes Critria for Food Assistance Program

“Ryan White funding does not consider ‘food pantry/home delivery meals’ a core medical service,” AFH chief executive officer, Kelly McCann, said in an October 19 statement to the ...

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Montrose Named One of America’s  ‘Best Neighborhoods’

Montrose Named One of America’s ‘Best Neighborhoods’

On October 7, 2009, American Planning Association recognized the Montrose neighborhood as one of its 10 Great Neighborhoods. Ranking among 30 US neighborhoods cited for exemplary ...

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GLBT Political Caucus Honors Community Leaders

GLBT Political Caucus Honors Community Leaders

As it does each year to commemorate National Coming Out Day, the Houston GLBT Political Caucus presented its annual leadership awards. Texas State Rep. Garnet Coleman received the ...

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Judge: Gay Divorce OK in Texas

Judge: Gay Divorce OK in Texas

Though the state of Texas does not recognize same-sex marriages performed within its borders or in other states, a Dallas-area judge has approved a divorce between two men married ...

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Stand-up Artist

Stand-up Artist

Last November, gay artist Kelly Faltermayer was chosen from nearly 200 applicants to be the featured artist at Houston’s annual Via Colori festival, a celebration of pastel chalk ...

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In the Pink

In the Pink

It begins, most obviously, with the articulation of her name. The “Kay” appears to rhyme with “day” but instead rhymes with “die.” This disjunct is symbolic of everything about Ne ...

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Cat Calls

Cat Calls

Our cat got out last night. Balmy summer evenings must be the call of the kitty-wild to Dear Pussy (not her real name). Wifey and I took turns calling her from out the front door ...

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RitaMae Goes to the Dogs

RitaMae Goes to the Dogs

It would have been difficult to imagine that the young woman who penned a firebrand bestseller known for its frank depictions of lesbianism in the early ’70s would later become mo ...

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From Our Readers

From Our Readers

COMMERCIAL SUCCESS I just wanted to say that I enjoyed reading “Achtung, Baby: AIDS is a mass murderer” [“AIDS Watch” by Kelly McCann, October]. It has enlightened me on some thin ...

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Must Love Dogs

Must Love Dogs

RuGone are the days when dog kennels resembled something out of an all-canine version of Oz. Three of Houston’s finest puppy palaces are more like four-legged Four Seasons. A dog’ ...

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