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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Texas GOP Lawmaker Mocks Pansexual Colleague: ‘Secure Your Cookware’

Rep. Pat Fallon ridicules Rep. Mary Gonzalez to score points with Republican women.

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Montrose Center Postpones Groundbreaking for LGBTQ Senior Housing Project

Event pushed back due to rising construction costs.

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WATCH: Houston Man Brutally Robbed After Being Lured on Gay Dating App

Police investigate 7 robberies in three weeks involving Jack'd.

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As Early Voting Approaches, Here Are the LGBTQ Candidates on the Ballot in Texas

A record 55 out hopefuls ran for office this year in the Lone Star State.

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Dallas Pride May Move from September to June, and Out of the Gayborhood

Organizers eye changes to city's LGBTQ celebration in 2019.

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Houston Groups Sue for License to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

U.S. Pastor Council, Hotze Health and Wellness challenge Austin ordinance, EEOC regulations.

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HRC Isn’t Giving Houston Credit for Adding Transgender Health Benefits

City receives score of 70 on 2018 Municipal Equality Index.

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WATCH: My Conversation with Annise Parker at TribFest

Victory Fund CEO discusses record number of LGBTQ candidates in Texas, nationwide.

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Gay Trump Supporter Charged with Aggravated Assault for Knife Attack Outside Kathy Griffin Show

Carlos Pacheco allegedly tried to stab patron as she was leaving comedian's Houston performance on Aug. 20.

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Columns

Editor’s Note: October 2018

Vote as though your life depends on it.

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