LGBT History

Features

The Houston Eagle Unveils Its Historic Phoenix Room

Houston’s LGBT community has a very rich history, but local historians admit that our community’s awareness of it is limited.

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Features

Houston’s Forgotten Gay Power-Couple: The Mid 20th-century Love Affair of Author Royal Dixon and Painter Chester Snowden

OutSmart is pleased to be able to expand our community’s story with this special report focusing on Houston’s gay power-couple…

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Features

Five Houston Sites You May Not Know Have LGBT Significance

OutSmart went in search of sites that have special significance to Houston’s LGBT community.

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Community News

Local LGBT Archive Finds New Home at University of Houston

M.D. Anderson Library celebrates their acquisition of Houston’s Botts Collection of LGBT History, Inc.

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Features

The Banner Project: Teaching Local LGBT History in a Fast-Paced Society

Sara Fernandez wanted to tell the story of our community, but didn’t realize she was also creating a story in…

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Arts & Entertainment

‘Gay & Lesbian History for Kids’ By Jerome Pohlen

'Gay & Lesbian History for Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights' by Jerome Pohlen helps young readers understand the…

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News

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added…

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Photos

100 Years of LGBT History at Rice

"100 Years of LGBT History at Rice" at Rice University, with guest speaker Annise Parker, October 4, 2012. Photos by…

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