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Posts from April 2018

  • Houston Splash Celebrates 23 Years of Pride in Houston’s Black and Brown Communities Credit: Houston Splash
    April 30, 2018
    Houston Splash, the south’s largest LGBTQ Pride celebration catering to the African-American and Latinx population, kicks off its 23rd year in Houston on Friday, May 3. “Communities of color, especially black and brown communities, have historically been excluded from mainstream movements and spaces, including within the larger LGBTQ+ community, which is why Houston Splash prioritizes black and brown empowerment during our celebration,” said Mike Webb, one of this...
  • Brunch of the Month: Emmaline
    April 13, 2018
    With spring and summer approaching, there isn’t a better brunch spot in Houston than Emmaline. With a gorgeous patio and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, this European-influenced American restaurant is tucked away in the in the Montrose area not too far from Buffalo Bayou Park. The airy ambience was inspired by the popular restaurant The Ivy in West Hollywood and includes four separate dining areas, including an antique-adorned bar, lounge-style space with secluded booths, and a sunroom...
  • Vocal Local: Mike Webb Credit: Mike Webb
    April 12, 2018
    Native Houstonian, Mike Webb is leading the Houston GLBT Political Caucus into the future. Webb was recently elected President of the organization which is the oldest LGBTQ political organization in the south. Webb is also the first genderqueer identifying President in the organizations history. People who identify as genderqueer do not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions and identify with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders. Webb had this to say about the
  • Houston, Get Ready for Art Car Weekend Credit: Julie Soefer
    April 9, 2018
    By Paula Nino Kehr Vroom, vroom! Houston is gearing up for one of its iconic festivities as hundreds of cars and vehicles get ready to show off their funky, artistic outfits during The 31st Annual Art Car Parade Weekend. This fun, family-friendly event brings loads of fun to H-Town on April 12-15, including a parade of colorful vehicles that have been transformed into stunning pieces of art. The Art Car Parade was born in the late 80s with 40 art cars parading in front of 2,000 people. Today,
  • Be Heard! Participate in an Important LGBT Survey
    April 6, 2018
    My Gay Houston is working with the team at Community Marketing Inc. on their important annual LGBT survey. There's power in our Pride! Participating in this study helps open doors and minds around the world, and influences positive changes for our community. Previous surveys have yielded 45,000 respondents from 150 countries! You may have seen Community Marketing & Insights quoted in the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, etc. Click here to start the survey. It should take...