Don Maines

Donalevan Maines is a regular contributor to OutSmart Magazine.
Arts & Entertainment

Stages Goes ‘Swimming’

Montrose theater’s production puts spotlight on homeless LGBTQ youth.

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Arts & Entertainment

Keeping It Strimple

Out Houston artist Cody Ray Strimple successfully combines singing, acting, makeup, and design.

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Arts & Entertainment

Ode to ‘Oklahoma’

Out director Kevin Moriarty says musical’s themes are as relevant as ever.

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Civil-Rights Veteran Stars in All-Black Production of ‘Skeleton Crew’

Lizan Mitchell plays an out lesbian union leader in the Alley Theatre's season opener.

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A Year Later, Harvey Hero Regina Blake-Dubois is Headed to Miss Gay America

Regina Blake-Dubois, a Houston drag performer and one of OutSmart’s LGBTQ heroes of Hurricane Harvey, has won the coveted title…

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Arts & Entertainment

Out Houston R&B Artist MoeCarro Sings Her Truth

Shunned by her church as a teenager, she took herself 'out of the equation.'

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The Music Issue

Out Houston Singer Paige Lewis is Writing Real-Life Love Songs

She recently married her partner after years in the Christian music industry.

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Fatal Attraction

‘Porcelain,’ the haunting tale of a trick gone wrong, comes to MATCH.

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Behind the ‘Cellar’ Door

Out actor Doug Atkins stars in the one-man comedy about Barbra Streisand and a gay employee.

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Arts & Entertainment

Juan Pablo Di Pace, Houston Symphony Team for George Michael Tribute

'The sound is going to be huge,' says Argentina-born actor who has appeared in 'Dallas,' 'Fuller House.'

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