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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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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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Commentary: Gun Safety is an LGBT Issue

Whenever an act of mass violence like this occurs, the most common reasons blamed are hate and mental illness. The…

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Commentary: Looking Inward During a Time of Hate

I think it was when I was 23, and 49 people were gunned down in a massive, senseless hate crime.

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Commentary: Gay Bars, LGBT Culture, and America’s Problem with Both

The surprise twist is that America is largely to blame for the monster we helped create.

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Hillary Clinton Makes and Inherits History

In a primary season replete with surprises, contradictions and ironies, Hillary Clinton's depiction as a weak contender for the presidency…

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Trans Man, Psychologist Appointed 2016 Beaumont Pride Grand Marshal

Colt Keo-Meier, PhD. will serve as grand marshal of the Beaumont Pride Festival and will speak at the 2016 Coming…

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Obituary Notice: Carl Edward Whitmarsh

Legendary Democratic activist Carl Edward Whitmarsh died unexpectedly of natural causes on Sunday, March 8, 2016, at his home in…

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