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Author: Zach McKenzie

Zach McKenzie is a freelance writer and publicist in Houston, Texas. Originally born and raised in the Texas Hill Country, Zach moved to Houston after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in 2014. He has contributed to OutSmart Magazine, CityBook Magazine,, The Knot, Houstonia Magazine, Found Me Magazine, MyGayHouston, etc. Zach has written personal essays and has interviewed musicians, artists, politicians, celebrities, comedians, drag artists, trans activists, and many more incredible people. In his free time, Zach serves as vice president of the board of directors for a local nonprofit called Grace Place, enjoys working out, going to museums, exploring the Houston food and bar scene, and hanging out with his friends and cat Monty.

  • Let's Get Lit Credit: Houston First Corp.
    November 27, 2023
    Cher has released her holiday album, Mariah Carey has begun her “Queen of Christmas” duties, and Houston is illuminated with twinkle lights around the city. That can only mean one thing—the holiday season has officially arrived! Strolling about and enjoying holiday lights is a perfect and affordable way to soak up the magic of the city, all while making the yuletide gay. City Lights Downtown Holiday Magic, presented by Shell Energy, invites guests to celebrate the holiday...
  • Hot LGBTQ+ Holiday Events in Houston Credit: ChPlAm
    November 22, 2023
    You’ve decked the halls and now it’s time to party! The holiday season is a perfect time to gather with friends for a festive night out or to party with a purpose—or both. Embrace your inner Mariah Carey and check out our list of hot LGBTQ+ holiday events around town this season. Trinity Episcopal Church Midtown’s “Drag Me To Church” December 5, 2023 Trinity Episcopal Church Midtown is hosting a drag fundraiser, “Drag Me To Church” on...
  • Halloween Parties in Houston Credit: ChPlAm (licensed)
    October 17, 2023
    Have you put together an eerie-sistible costume, but still need a place to BOOgie? We’ve got you covered. Check out our list of Halloween events below, gather up all your bad witches, and get ready for a ghoulishly good time! Boo Bunnies: Wonderland of Wickedness at Pearl Bar Houston Saturday, October 21, 2023 Join The Bunnies on the Bayou for a whimsical adventure at Boo Bunnies: Wonderland of Wickedness . The event will feature best dressed costume contests with fantastic prizes, a