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AIDS housing funding survives challenge in Houston city council

The city funding for four Houston nonprofits providing housing to at-risk populations living with HIV/AIDS survived a challenge from city council member Helena Brown last Wednesday. Under consideration by the council were ordinances to dispense almost $2.5 million in federal … Continue reading

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Work it!

Dallas is awash in places for fitness-conscious gay men to build muscles … and show off a little There’s not a loss for gyms around the Oak Lawn neighborhood. Several fitness centers dot the healthy landscape from Uptown to Downtown … Continue reading

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Houston Aeros’ Justin Fontaine suspended for anti-gay tweet

Houston’s American Hockey League team, the Aeros, has suspended player Justin Fontaine for two games after a homophobic tweet from the right winger. The suspension was handed down from the Aeros’ parent NHL team the Minnesota Wild, who issued a … Continue reading

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Houston’s State Rep. Garnet Coleman applauds Prop. 8 decision

Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, took to his blog today to applaud yesterday’s decision by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declaring Proposition 8  unconstitutional (Prop. 8, passed in 2008, prohibited marriage equality in California): “Yesterday’s 9th Circuit decision, … Continue reading

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DJ/producer Calvin Harris tonight at Zouk in Uptown

Nothing comes between you and your Calvin DJ/producer Calvin Harris is one of the hottest guys in music right now. He’s only had three hit albums, worked with big time acts like Kylie and LMFAO and gay dance clubs can’t … Continue reading

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REVIEW: “Albert Nobbs” and the mystery of identity

Unlike The Crying Game, where the sex of a character is a major twist about halfway through, the genders of the characters in Albert Nobbs is not much in doubt: Glenn Close is a big star with above-the-title billing — … Continue reading

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Former GLBT Political Caucus President to lead Harris County Democratic Party

Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus president and longtime Democratic party activist Lane Lewis was elected to serve as the Harris County Democratic Party interim chair by the County Executive Committee on Tuesday, December 20. Lewis will serve the remainder of … Continue reading

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HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Last minute gifts and stocking stuffer roundup

COUNTING IT DOWN Whether you need to give to the coworkers, neighbors or just add to the gift stock pile by stuffing the stocking, these might help out on your decision making. SPIRITS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH Moon Mountain … Continue reading

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President Obama issues memorandum on protecting LGBTs abroad

Four days in advance of  Human Rights Day on Saturday, Dec. 10,  President Barack Obama today issued a presidential memorandum “to ensure that U.S. diplomacy and foreign assistance promote and protect the human rights of LGBT persons,” according to a … Continue reading

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Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of these … Continue reading

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