‘Friday I’m in Love’ delves into the fascinating history of the former dinner theater, gay disco, and frequent dance party locale.
The McAllen-bred actor and writer, 43, was a fan favorite on HBO’s ‘Looking.’ Now he’s poised to become an action star.
“When stories about trans people are created by trans people, it opens up a world of possibilities,” says the San Antonio–raised actress.
Former Montrose bar Mary’s...Naturally! served as the site of raucous parties, AIDS-era organizing, and even a final resting place for patrons. This Pride Month, a new exhibit reckons with the bar’s legacy for today's queer community.
The Fort Worth author’s new book follows a gay teen’s bid for prom queen in a fictional West Texas town.
In her funny, vulnerable essay collection ‘Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing,’ Hough takes on the cult she grew up in, coming to terms with being a closeted lesbian, and her complex relationship with her home state.
The progeny of two country stars, Payne, who grew up in East Texas, writes songs informed by his struggle with substance abuse, trauma, and redemption.
The multimedia oral history project features the stories of queer people, many of them Texans, who live outside cities.
Twenty years ago my hometown made national headlines when the local college staged an internationally acclaimed play about gay men and the AIDS crisis. The people I grew up with are still feeling the aftershocks.
The last few days have brought tearful, angry debate over abortion, religious discrimination, and LGBTQ rights.
Despite Representative Celia Israel’s emotional, personal testimony, her bill to curtail the discredited practice has little chance of becoming law.
The Lieutenant Governor foreshadows a statewide war over bathrooms.
This is the most complicated that thinking about cake has ever been.
It’s a great step, but what it amounts to in practice isn’t quite clear.
The two books aim to educate young readers on gender, sexuality, and LGBT history.
Neighborhoods in both Austin and El Paso have subdivisions with streets named after famous Olympians—including the 1976 Decathlon gold medalist who earned that medal when she went by the name “Bruce Jenner.” What do you do with those streets now that she’s living as Caitlyn?
Proponents says it’s outgrown its small-neighborhood roots and that the move is indicative of the triumph of LGBT rights. Opponents say the event forsaking its soul in the name of dubious progress.
Following a string of complaints about alleged harassment, assault, and rape, a transgender inmate in Texas was moved to a special “safekeeping” unit in what LGBT activists consider a significant victory.
Rick Miller, a Republican from Sugar Land, introduced legislation that would reverse local non-discrimination ordinances—like the one in Houston, where his openly gay son works as an attorney.
The Harris County State Representative wants to ensure that your DNA matches the gender designation for each bathroom before you go.
Austin Wallis posted a video to YouTube this week that details his difficult experience of being gay in a private, Lutheran school in Houston.
A black, transgender woman was murdered in Tyler, which her friends say was a hate crime—but the murder won’t be investigated that way.
The journey of Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance has been long and full of plot-twists—but it could all be over soon.
Kat Cade, a Texas Tech student, founded a pride festival tailored to the largely conservative community of Lubbock.
East Texas Bait Shop that Slurred Gay Customers Now the “#1 Gay Hangout in Texas,” According to Yelp
Petty, childish, and oh-so-satisfying.
Here's what that means—and what it doesn't.
Robert Gates Would Have Supported Gay Scoutmasters if He’d Been Leading the Boy Scouts When the Organization Voted on the Issue
That's not the boldest stance anyone ever took on gay rights.
Michael Sam, the SEC's reigning defensive player of the year and sack leader went from promising prospect to Jackie Robinson overnight—a transition that says a few things worth saying about the places he came from.
Two couples are suing in federal court to overturn the gay marriage ban in Texas, while two others are taking to the state's Supreme Court for the state to grant them a divorce. Between the four cases, the ban on gay marriage in Texas could meet its end.
John Rechy, whose novel "City of Night" was wildly successful when it was published in 1963, grew up during the Depression, the youngest of five children born to a Mexican family in El Paso.
On both ends of Texas, discount "plastic surgeons" have been shooting people full of potentially fatal substances.
Despite the Student Senate voting to remove the language "homosexual acts" from its policy, Baylor Student Body President Wesley Hodges vetoed the resolution.
The ones at Cowboys.com, that is. A URL the Dallas Cowboys failed to buy is now a "an online dating community for men who enjoy the same country living lifestyle."
The governor’s latest campaign ad, “Strong,” gets denounced across the Internet for stirring up the culture wars.
People are definitely talking about the controversial “Strong” ad, which has Perry’s own team divided, but will its message get him votes in Iowa?
A Florida activist group files a complaint after a San Antonio employee was dismissed for refusing to let a transgender customer use the women’s changing room.
The largest gay pride parade in Texas celebrates its 33rd year.
THE SIN OF AUSTININ AUSTIN RECENTLY, DURING A public hearing on skinnydipping in Lake Travis, local resident Louis Steinbach testified to attentive city councilmen: “God has the power to destroy this city for its sin…and officials had better realize it.” We do not want to appear soft on sin, but