Queer Things to Do

Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, October 19 – 22

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Thursday, October 19

35th Annversary Grand Invitational
Lambda Car Club International hosts the 35th Anniversary Grand Invitational at South Shore Harbour Resort, with classic car-related activities all weekend. Check out our coverage of the local affiliate, Classic Chassis Car Club.

TMAH and TGQH Game Night
Join Transmasculine Alliance Houston and Trans & GenderQueer Houston at the Montrose Center for their monthly game night. This event is open to all transgender individuals and their families, friends, and partners. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks, nonalcoholic drinks, and board games. 6:30 p.m.

Thursday Night Football
Join KIKI Houston for Thursday night football to view the game on a giant screen while savoring the bar’s signature wings and mouth-watering pizza. 7 p.m.

Friday, October 20

Nicole Byer
Actress, comedian, writer, author, and podcaster Nicole Byer brings her unique performance style to House of Blues Houston. 7 p.m.

Block Cop City Speaking Tour
Traveling speakers from Atlanta will visit the Montrose Center to present information about the struggle to stop the construction of the Cop City police training facility in Atlanta, Georgia. 7 p.m.

I, Too, Am Kink
BUDDY’S Houston hosts the debut of “I, Too, Am Kink: Not New to This” in Houston—a transformative exploration into the world of BDSM and Kink as experienced by People of Color. 9 p.m.

Pearl Bar Gayest and Greatest Celebration
Visit Side Peace to celebrate Perralicious for the ultimate R&B and reggaeton experience for Perralicious Party as DJ Rosez celebrates winning OutSmart Magazine’s Gayest and Greatest title for Best Female DJ 2023. Next door, Pearl Bar will be partying the night away with DJ Mnae. No cover. 10 p.m.

GLUE Weekend
Misfits Houston’s Gear, Leather, Uniform, Etc. (GLUE) Weekend is the club’s premier fetish celebration. The weekend will include an opening party, vendor market, the Mr. Third Coast Leather contest, cigar socials, a Saturday night Misfits Ball, and a Sunday tea dance. Host venues are KIKI and BUDDY’S, with events Friday through Sunday.

Saturday, October 21

The Woodlands Pride Festival
Celebrate Pride in The Woodlands with their fifth annual pride festival at Town Green Park. There will be exhibitors, delicious treats from food trucks, exciting entertainers, sponsor swag, and more. 11 a.m.

Transcend Gaming: Witches Night Out
Witches Night Out is Transcend Gaming’s annual fall themed Event with special host Chevelle Brooks. Join them at the Montrose Center. 5-10 p.m.

Boo Bunnies – Wonderland of Wickedness
Start celebrating Halloween with Bunnies on the Bayou a weekend early at Pearl Bar Houston with Wonderland-themed fun. Featuring a best-dressed contest and a sale on BOTB24 tickets. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Houston Gaymers Meet-Up
Houston Gaymers will host a meet-up and set up games at RIPCORD for a 21+ game night. 6-10 p.m.

Sunday, October 22

LGBTQ+ Voter Resource Fair
Equality Texas, together with Trans & Gender Queer Houston and Transmasculine Alliance Houston, present a Voter Resource Fair at Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church. Candidates who have signed the equality pledge will be on hand to meet voters and answer questions. 1-4 p.m.

Support Group for Parents of Trans Kids
Parents and caregivers of trans, non-binary, gender diverse youth are invited to the Montrose Center to come together, share their experiences, and support each other in community. This event is free and open to the public. 2 p.m.

Sunday Karaoke
Visit KIKI Houston for Sunday karaoke with Phoebe Seymour  and sing the night away. 9 p.m.

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Morgan Gage

Morgan Gage is a staff writer for OutSmart Magazine.
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