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“Country Gravy” dishes out relationship advice at Theater LaB Houston

Anyone who’s lived in the south long enough knows this woman. She may be found at the local beauty salon, or in the canned foods aisle at the Piggly Wiggly, and her attendance at church potlucks is mandatory. Wherever you … Continue reading

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Remembering John Lawrence, the man behind Lawrence v. Texas

Metro Weekly reports that one-time Houstonian John Geddes Lawrence, the “Lawrence” in Lawrence v. Texas, passed away last month at the age of 68: “In the facts underlying the Supreme Court case, Lawrence v. Texas, Lawrence and Tyron Garner were … Continue reading

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Early voting results in Houston Races

At 7 pm the polls closed. The Harris County Clerk’s office must now count and tabulate the votes cast today in Houston’s 769 voting precincts. While we wait for the final results, let’s take a look at the numbers from … Continue reading

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Houston Chronicle pulls endorsement of school board member Rodriguez over anti-gay flier

The Houston Chronicle has rescinded its endorsement of Houston Independent School District Trustee Manuel Rodriquez over an anti-gay flier distributed by the Rodriquez campaign. As previously reported by Houstini, the flier attacked Rodriquez’s opponent, Ramiro Fonseca, for his history of advocating … Continue reading

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What’s Shakin’ – People Empowering People happy hour, Chaz Bono takes on the National Enquirer

1. People Empowering People is a collaboration between The Men’s Group, a social group for African-American gay, bisexual, and same gender loving men, and TMG One Voice, The Men’s Group’s co-ed counterpart.  PEP’s monthly happy hour tonight at F Bar … Continue reading

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Investigation clears gay Fort Worth teacher

Kristopher Franks set to return to work Friday after 4-day leave stemming from allegations of improper behavior Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Gay Western Hills High School teacher Kristopher Franks, put on paid administrative leave on … Continue reading

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Good Christian belle

Gay ally Kristin Chenoweth talks about her new country music CD (she adores Dolly!), queers … and the right way to be a Christian THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO KRISTIN | The performer has conquered stage, recording, TV … and uniting … Continue reading

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MD State Senator Reverses Opinion, Now Supports Marriage Equality

Democratic Maryland State Senator James Brochin, who up until now had been against marriage equality, has completely changed his position. He'll now be one of the 21 state senators who support Maryland's marriage equality bill. Brochin made the announcement during … Continue reading

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NM Atty. Gen. Issues Legal Opinion on Marriage Recognition

Yesterday, New Mexico Attorney General Gary King issued a sound legal opinion [pdf] analyzing New Mexico’s marriage comity laws and concluding that the state can recognize marriages between two people of the same sex performed outside of the state.  The … Continue reading

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