Queer Things to Do

Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: July 7–10, 2022

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Bebe Zahara Benet performs at ReBar this Friday

Thursday, July 7

Our Right: Reproductive Health
At 2:30 p.m., The Mahogany Project Inc. hosts Our Right: Reproductive Health. The Facebook Live event discusses how transgender and LGB+ people can access reproductive health.

At 6:30 p.m., The Normal Anomaly Initiative, Inc. and Saint Noir present an art installation at Trademark Studios. God* is an immersive art experience that examines the godliness of the Black trans experience. 

Blackberri’s Drag It On 7
At 10 p.m., Houston’s bearded beauty Blackberri kicks off Drag It On 7 at ReBar. The winner of the ten-week-long competition will win a $1,500 cash prize.  

Friday, July 8

At 9 p.m., Pearl Bar presents Beso, a Latin night with reggaeton, cumbia, salsa, and banda music from DJs Raqqcity and Von Kiss. 

At 10 p.m., Bears with beards will take over BUDDY’S for a night of go-go dancers and drink specials.

Bebe Zahara Benet Live
At 11 p.m., Bebe Zahara Benet, the winner of the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, performs at ReBar Houston. Hosted by Blackberri, the show features performances by Dynasty Banks, Iris Seymore, Ms. Mikey, and Benet. 



Saturday, July 9

OLTT Trans & Queer Festival
At noon, the Organización Latina Trans in Texas and Casa Anandrea host their first trans and queer festival at Eastwood Park. The event is sponsored by the Transgender Education Network of Texas.

Saturgay Brunch
At 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Lady Shamu hosts a drag brunch at Hamburger Mary’s Houston.

Pillars of Pride
At 4 p.m., the Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus presents Pillars of Pride at MATCH. Hosted by Amanda Edwards, the event will celebrate womxn in leadership who have made significant contributions to the Caucus

Sunday, July 10

ERSICSS Membership Meeting
At 2 p.m., The Empire of the Royal Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Single Star (ERSICSS), an LGBTQ social organization, hosts its monthly membership meeting at the Montrose Center.  

Members of ERSICSS pictured at a fundraiser at Tony’s Corner Pocket

Sunday Service Drag Brunch ft. Stacy Lane Matthews
At 11 a.m., RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Stacy Lane Matthews appears at ReBar. The drag brunch event is hosted by Blackberri and features performances by ONDI, Lucy Paradisco, and Violet S’Arbleu.

Dueling Duets
At 3 p.m., go to BUDDY’S for a karaoke battle hosted by Torquespec and Kota Husky. The event benefits PWA Holiday Charities. 

Want your LGBTQ Houston event listed in our weekend roundup? Email editor@outsmartmagazine.com.


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