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Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: January 27–30, 2022

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Pansexual popstar Jojo Siwa performs at the Toyota Center on Saturday (photo via Instagram)

Thursday, January 27

Help Obtaining Texas ID, Birth Certificate, Voter Registration, and more
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Houston Justice Coalition will be at 2525 San Jacinto helping people who need a new Texas ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, and other documents vital for securing shelter, housing, and employment. 

Boundless Faith
At 7 p.m., Kindred presents Boundless Faith, a discussion about celebrating your identity and how it is vital in understanding faith. Kindred is an LGBTQIA+ affirming youth center open to all. 

Ladies Night
At 10 p.m., Rumors Bar & Grill in Galveston has a Ladies Night: Western Edition event hosted by Dessie Love Blake, and featuring performances by Asteria Eos and Kymber Divine. 

Friday, January 28

VGL Houston: Queer + Kickball Winter 2022
At 7 p.m., the Varsity Gay League hosts a Queer + Kickball Meet and Greet at Social Beer Garden. Grab a drink and meet the players in this season’s Friday-night league. 

Trivia Fridays
At 8 p.m., ReBar hosts its weekly Trivia Friday with Mauricio, a game night to test your knowledge of everything from fashion to sports. Each table competes against the others, so grab your smartest friends and let the games begin.

The Rumor Report
At 10 p.m., head down to Rumors Bar & Grill in Galveston for The Rumor Report. Hosted by Dessie Love-Blake, the event features performers Muffy Blake Vanderbilt III, Tamar J Paris, and Roofie Dubois. There is a $5 cover fee for the 21-and-up drag show.

Saturday, January 29

The Caucus’ 2022 Primary Election Endorsement Meeting
At 9 a.m., the Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus hosts a virtual endorsement meeting for pro-equality candidates running in the March 1 primary election. This meeting is restricted to Caucus voting members and candidates seeking endorsement. 

JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour
At 7 p.m., the Toyota Center presents pansexual pop star JoJo Siwa’s D.R.E.A.M. tour. After coming out earlier this year, Siwa became the first person on Dancing with the Stars to have a same-sex dance partner.

Saturday Night Showgirls: Disney Edition Drag Brunch
At 8 p.m., go to Bar Boheme for their monthly drag dinner. This month’s theme is Disney, with stars Angelina DM Trailz, Cyn City, Roofie Dubois, and Chloe C. Ross. Reservations are required, and can be made here. Dinner is $35 per person, and comes with a preset menu. 

Look, But Don’t Touch Comedy Show
At 8 p.m., Bill Arning Exhibitions presents Look, But Don’t Touch, a comedy show in the heart of Montrose. The event is BYOB and tickets are $10.

Hector Fonseca at ReBar
At 10 p.m., ReBar presents global DJ and producer Hector Fonseca as he spins all night for his birthday. The event is 21+ and $15 tickets can be purchased here

Sunday, January 30

A West Side Story Burlesque Show
At 2 p.m., the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is celebrating International Condom Day with a raunchy burlesque twist on the classic Broadway love story. The free show features powerhouse performers who will wow you with their wit and dance numbers, all while promoting a good cause.

Afternoon Tea
At 6 p.m., Papi’s presents their new weekly show Afternoon Tea featuring Laisha Larue, Edna Anderson, Alyanna IV Bones, Persephone, Petty TM, and Kitty Kontou. Don’t miss out on their $3 green-tea shots and $5 frozen margaritas.

Dance Roulette
At 7 p.m., head over to Barcode for Dance Roulette, an event where you pick a dance at random and perform it. All tips go to benefit Tony’s Place, a nonprofit organization helping LGBTQ homeless youth. 

Want your LGBTQ Houston event listed in our weekend roundup? Email staff member Adriana Salazar at [email protected]


Adriana Salazar

Adriana is a contributing writer for Outsmart magazine. She currently attends the University of Houston and is a print media journalism major who is also minoring in LGBTQ studies. She hopes to spread awareness of LGBTQ-related issues to the Houston area.
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