Josh Inocéncio

Josh Inocéncio is a frequent contributor to OutSmart Magazine, a playwright, and a freelance writer. A Houston-area native, he earned a master’s degree in theatre studies at Florida State University and produced his first play, Purple Eyes, before returning to Texas last May.
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Gay with a Gun: Packing More Than Just Heat

I didn’t grow up with a huge investment in gun culture. The weapon is there to protect me—hopefully, as a…

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Commentary: This Independence Day, I’m Just Flying the Pride Flag

There are still swaths of the populace that don’t want to acknowledge our struggles or don’t want us to even…

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Community News

We’re Guilty: Orlando’s Blood Runs Fresh through America’s Stripes

I was a Floridian. That’s my second home. That’s where I came out as gay. That’s where I loved for…

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Old School vs. New School: Can Gay Generation Xers and Millennials Find Common Ground?

Tim Curfman, a Generation Xer in his late 40s, and Josh Inocéncio, a Millennial in his mid-20s, explore the question,…

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The First National LGBT Monument: President Obama Memorializes the Stonewall Inn

President Barack Obama, who has used his presidency to transform the national conversation on gay and transgender rights, is poised…

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Arts & Entertainment

At the U.I.L. Vanguard: High School Production of Holy Day Confronts Male-Male Rape

There are two pervasive issues in our society that high schools, especially in Texas, don’t confront enough: rape and colonialism.

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Houston’s Christopher Luke Moore Gears Up for AIDS/LifeCyle Ride

From June 5–11, Houstonian Christopher Luke Moore, 26, will ride 545 miles on his bicycle from San Francisco to Los…

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White, Gay, and a Beyhive Boy: For Whom is the Formation?

The healing ritual Beyoncé cultivates is not for those of us outside the black female experience. She lets us peek…

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Arts & Entertainment

Performing for Equality: Spring High School’s Production of ‘Looking for Normal’

'Looking for Normal' charts the journey of Roy, an Ohio man married for 25 years who comes out to his…

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OP-ED: Democrats, Get Behind Hillary

With fewer chances for Bernie to wrest the nomination from Hillary, it’s time for his supporters to thread their momentum…

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