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.
Local News

Austin Bomber Once Compared Same-Sex Marriage to Pedophilia, Bestiality

The suspected Austin bomber, who blew himself up early Wednesday, once penned a blog post in which he compared same-sex…

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National News

Toni Atkins to Become California’s First LGBTQ, First Female Senate Leader

Atkins, whose colleagues describe her as measured, said she's not focused on making headlines.

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Local News

UPDATED: Gay City Councilman in Texas Under Fire for Nude Grindr Photos

UPDATE, 4:30 p.m., March 15: Coburn’s attorney, Jill Pierce, says the person who mailed the photos may have violated Texas…

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News

Texas Has Its 50th LGBTQ Candidate of 2018

The record number of openly LGBTQ candidates in Texas has increased to 50. Transgender activist Danielle Skidmore plans to seek…

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Lifestyle

WEDDINGS: Love in Disguise

After Obergefell, Robert Montgomery treated Larry Ellis to a Halloween proposal.

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Health & Wellness

FDA Approves Trogarzo For People With Multidrug-Resistant HIV

From staff reports Theratechnologies Inc. and its partner TaiMed Biologics Inc. announced Tuesday, March 6 that the FDA has granted…

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News

90% of Texas GOP Voters Back ‘Bathroom Bill’ Proposition on Primary Ballot

Texas GOP voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of a vaguely worded proposition endorsing anti-transgender bathroom legislation on Tuesday, March 6.…

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All 10 Candidates Endorsed By Equality Texas Or Its PAC Advanced Tuesday

The statewide LGBTQ advocacy group Equality Texas and its Texas Equity political action committee were 10 for 10 in Tuesday's…

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News

Third Queer Latina to Join Texas Legislature

For the first time in history, the Texas Legislature will have three openly LGBTQ members. Attorney Jessica Gonzalez, 37, defeated…

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Local News

Kill-The-Gays Candidate Captures 20K Votes in Texas GOP Primary

Larry SECEDE Kilgore, who supports the death penalty for homosexuality, captured more than 20,000 votes in his GOP primary against…

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