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Justice Delayed: One Year Later, Gay Houston Man Still Fighting for Murdered Ex-Boyfriend

On July 17, 2015, the 19-year-old Stephen Sylvester was brutally murdered by his new boyfriend, Bryan Michael Canchola.

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Ask Dr. Laura: Introducing Our New Queer-Inclusive Sex Column

Sexologist Dr. Laura McGuire answers your sexual-health questions in an upcoming Q&A column!

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New ‘Engender’ Podcast Hosts Conversations About Gender

On Tuesday, July 5, radio personality Lily David recorded her first official episode as host of the new “Engender Podcast,”…

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Nervous Nelly: Being Openly Gay Takes Courage, Even in 2016

I was a little nervous about attending the parade, but I was determined to show my friends and neighbors that…

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Houston Photographer Launches ‘Pride Portraits’ Series

On Wednesday, June 29, a free photoshoot will be held for “Pride Portraits,” an event by Eric Edward Schell Photography.

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Mayor Turner Announces LGBTQ Task Force

Turner has announced the formation of an LGBTQ Task Force—the first in the city’s history—to make recommendations to his office.

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Houston’s LGBT Civil-Rights Record Remains a Work in Progress

Houston is also the only city on the list that failed to achieve a perfect score on the Human Rights…

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Amidst Recovery, A Chance to Reinvent

The Downtown District, formed to revitalize urban areas in Houston, has launched a colorful new street banner program.

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How the Orlando Massacre Will Affect Houston Pride

In the wake of the deadly shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub—which killed 49 people and injured 53 others—changes are…

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Commentary: I Don’t Believe You, Dan Patrick

When someone walks like a homophobic, evangelical, nut-job duck, and they quack like a homophobic, evangelical, nut-job duck, then it’s…

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