Don Maines

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

Janet-Fierce Andrews Reflects on Her Remarkable Journey to the Miss Gay USofA Crown

Trans woman was rejected by her family, arrived in Houston four years ago with one suitcase.

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Houston’s Christina Wells Awaits Next Appearance on ‘America’s Got Talent’

2016 Pride SuperStar wowed judges in early June. 

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Del Shores Brings ‘Six Characters in Search of a Play’ to Resurrection MCC

You know you’re gay when you see yourself in a character written by Del Shores. You know you’re really gay…

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Pride SuperStar JassyB Credits Her Partner with Reviving Her Singing Career

Baytown's Jasmine Branch now eyeing spot on The Voice.  

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Gender-Bending Musical ‘Victor/Victoria’ Comes to Houston’s Playhouse 1960

A gay cabaret singer coaches a woman on how to portray a man pretending to be a woman in

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Legacy Optometrist Dr. Dean Dicks Stars in ‘The Birds’ at Theatre Suburbia

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … yikes! Right the first time!

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Speaking His T.R.U.T.H.

Sampson headlines Pride event featuring artists of color.

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Out Director Puts Some Latin Twists on a Classic at TUTS

Nick DeGruccio previews ‘Guys and Dolls.’  By Don Maines Photo by Os Galindo The Hot Box nightclub is muy caliente…

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‘Masterpiece’ Theater

As the Supreme Court weighs antigay bakers, the Alley takes The Cake.

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Houston’s Janet-Fierce Andrews Crowned Miss Gay USofA 2018

She will appear at Hamburger Mary's on Friday night. 

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