John Wright

John Wright is the editor of OutSmart magazine. He has spent two decades in the mainstream and LGBTQ media. Most recently, he served as senior editor of Dallas Voice, and covered LGBTQ issues in the state Legislature for The Texas Observer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Wright earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida. He resides in the EaDo area of Houston, where he is currently remodeling a 1930s row house.
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Family of Trans Girl Who Faced Violent Threats in Oklahoma to Move to Houston

Campaign raises over $15K for moving expenses.

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Democrat Responds to Fort Bend GOP’s Anti-LGBTQ ‘Cross-Dressing’ Attack

Sri Preston Kulkarni says Republicans 'are trying to bring this race into the mud.'

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Plaintiffs Again Ask Judge to Halt Same-Sex Benefits in Houston

Anti-LGBTQ activists seek summary judgment as Pidgeon v. Turner returns to Harris County district court.

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El Real Expertly Trolls El Tiempo

Neighboring Tex-Mex restaurant hilariously responds to Jeff Sessions controversy on its marquee.

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El Tiempo Faces Calls for Boycott After Celebrating Visit from Jeff Sessions

Popular restaurant chain said it was 'honored' to serve attorney general.

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Gay Texas Teacher Back at Work After 8-Month Investigation Into ‘Homosexual Agenda’

Stacy Bailey was suspended for showing students a photo of her wife.

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Texas Authorities Shut Down Boys Camp Run By Baptist Minister Accused of ‘Ex-Gay’ Torture

Baptist minister Gary Wiggins allegedly tried to beat queer youth straight.

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Hotze: Drag Queen Storytime Part of Sodomites’ Evil Plan to Recruit Kids Into Perverted Lifestyle

Anti-LGBTQ activist continues campaign against Houston Public Library program.

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UPDATED: Gay Man Brutally Assaulted in Montrose in Possible Hate Crime

Houston police say they have arrested one of the two suspects.

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Editor’s Note: August 2018

Anti-LGBTQ attacks should be a wakeup call for midterm elections.

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