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Walking On The Road to Equality Together

I support the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) because it helps ensure that all Houstonians have a fair opportunity to…

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The Race for City Hall: Who Will Be Houston’s Next Mayor?

OutSmart takes an in-depth look at Houston’s mayoral candidates.

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HERO Reborn?

So now what? How do we get from hope to change? The answer is simple. We need to vote.

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Community News

Runoff Redemption on December 12

The future of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) will be determined by the outcome of the December 12 municipal…

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Community News

King Downplays Anti-LGBT Discrimination, Says HERO ‘Was Entirely about the Bathrooms’

During their final debate on Saturday, King made it clear that if he defeats Democratic state Rep. Sylvester Turner in…

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Local News

New City Council Unlikely to Take Up HERO Right Away

Sylvester Turner still supports nondiscrimination ordinance, also respects will of voters.

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Local News

Mayor Turner Names New Director of Education

Mayor Sylvester Turner has selected former Houston Independent School District Trustee Juliet Stipeche to serve as Director of Education, a…

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Red Dinner Raises Over $40K For LGBTQ Students At UH

By John Wright Last year, the University of Houston LGBTQ Alumni Association staged its first-ever Red Dinner in the backyard of…

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Local News

Houston Vigils to Mark One Year Since Pulse Massacre

City's LGBTQ Advisory Board also plans a town hall during Pride Month.

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First LGBT Pride Month Display Goes Up At Houston City Hall

Mayor's Advisory Board erects 10 Pride Portraits in lobby.

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