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The Banner Project’s Newest LGBTQ Heroes

Two new history banners recognize Houston’s own Dalton DeHart and Larry Bagneris.

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Anti-gay Vandalism in Montrose

Houston's Montrose neighborhood is being hit by anti-gay vandalism, with spray-painted slogans like “Kill Gays” and “No Gay.”

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UPDATED: Remembering Asia Jynaé Foster

HPD arrest suspect in 2020 murder.

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WATCH: KHOU-TV Reports on Drag Queen Bingo Conflict

KHOU-TV, OutSmart Magazine's community partner, reported on a protest outside a drag queen bingo at First Christian Church in Katy.

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WATCH: Trans Woman Harassed at Chevron Food Mart

For 31-year-old Celeste Martin, a quick stop with friends at the 4919 Main Street Chevron Food Mart in the Museum…

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Progress for Houston’s LGBTQ Mexican Community

The Houston’s Mexican Consulate has helped more than 70 trans Mexican nationals change the gender markers on their documents from…

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Update: Gayest & Greatest 2022: Vote For Your Local Favorites Now!

Participate in OutSmart's annual readers' choice awards through August 28.

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Tony’s Place Has a New Home

The drop-in shelter for LGBTQ and ally youth is back in Montrose.

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Transgender Woman Killed in North Houston

Few details available, Houston Police Department asking for help.

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Gay Houston Man Battling Monkeypox Raises Awareness

Wesley Wallace urges folks to stay alert and to try getting vaccinated.

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