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Metro offers free bus rides on New Years Eve

Maybe there is such a thing as a free ride. Houston Metro is offering free bus and train fares starting at 6 pm New Years Eve and continuing through 6 am on New Years Day. Metro explains via press release … Continue reading

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Shabby Shriek of the Week: Liz Primo

Liz Primo’s debut ‘Exposed.’ Shab or fab? For this week’s entry of Shabby Shriek, we look to Liz Primo. Last week, I received her debut Exposed, which might have been renamed “derivative.” With her Nicki Minaj look on the cover … Continue reading

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Coincidence or pattern? Another trans-related shooting in D.C.

Just two weeks after trans woman Lashai Mclean was shot and killed in northeast Washington, D.C., another trans-related shooting happened Sunday, July 31 near the same location, according to this report in the Metro Weekly. Lashai Mclean Tonya Harrell, also … Continue reading

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Vernon Franko criticizes James Nowlin for criticizing Angela Hunt in District 14

Angela Hunt It’s not every day that one candidate in a race criticizes a second candidate for attacking a third candidate. But that’s exactly what happened tonight in the District 14 Dallas City Council race, when challenger Vernon Franko sent … Continue reading

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The newly opened Fin Sushi Lounge at ilume will henceforth be known as Axiom Sushi Lounge

It’s only been open a few months, but Fin Sushi Lounge at ilume on Cedar Springs is already changing its name. The owners of the restaurant say it will henceforth be known as Axiom Sushi Lounge, and the rebranding will … Continue reading

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Uh, no … this doesn’t really interest me …

This is the intro to a press release I just received. What amazes me is how unamazing this disclosure is… doesn’t everybody? What do celebrities Kim Kardashian, Matthew McConaughey, Nicolas Cage and Raquel Welch all have in common? They all … Continue reading

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Fears For Queers 2 Film Festival announces date and is now open to submissions

Today we received the press release announcing the second Fears for Queers film fest. Last year, the event kind of took us by surprise, but we’re on it now. Local filmmaker Shawn Ewert and his production company Right Left Turn … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Westboro Baptist edition

Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. A group of hackers known as Anonymous threatens to destroy websites belonging to the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church if the church doesn’t end its protests in 2011. 2. The church responds by … Continue reading

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Villarreal files Texas ENDA bill

State Rep. Mike Villarreal Texas state Rep. Mike Villarreal, a Democrat from San Antonio, today announced that he has filed HB 665, which would prevent employment discrimination in Texas based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. According to … Continue reading

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Concert Notice: Katy Perry brings her ‘Teenage Dream’ to Verizon Theatre in July

True fans of Katy Perry probably got this word first. The pop singer announced on Facebook that she’ll be on the road with her California Dreams 2011 world tour. The tour itself is sounding pretty interactive. The press release says … Continue reading

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