Tag: Center

Funeral scheduled for Albert Mata

Albert Mata, the long-time partner of Houston GLBT Community Center president Tim Brookover, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20. Albert was a vivacious man. I could always tell if Albert was at an event. His laughter would echo...

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Transgender center launches intersex group

When a baby is born the first question most people ask is “is it a girl or a boy?” The doctor takes a look at the baby’s genitals, if they see a penis the child is declared a boy, if the see a vulva the child...

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Five queer alternatives to the Super Bowl

Yes, Yes… I know… plenty of gay men enjoy football, are fans even, and there are lots of LBT fans as well, but if you’re like me you greet all the hoopla over the Super Bowl with a resounding “meh.”...

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“Giant” today at the Wyly

Bigger is better Any true Texan has likely seen Giant, the movie. It’s a thing, here. But now the story gets the stage treatment with musical numbers by Michael John LaChiusa ad directed by three-time Tony nominee Michael...

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The good, the bad & the ‘A-List’

These arts, cultural & sports stories defined gay Dallas in 2011 A lot of eyes were focused on Dallas nationally in 2011 — for good and bad — but much of what made the city a fun place last year has specific queer appeal....

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Twelfth Night celebration is in the pink

In the liturgical calendar of the Christian church twelfth night is the last day of the Christmas season. (Remember the 12 days of Christmas? They start on December 24 and end December 5) Twelfth night also kicks off the...

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GLBT Community Center offers Christmas Dinner

For many, Christmas is a time for family, but as we all know, not everyone in the LGBT community is on the best terms with their family, and for others financial concerns keep them from traveling during the holidays. For those...

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Upstate NY newspaper runs trans-tastic series

My college town newspaper, the Albany Times Union, is running an awesome series of articles about the transgender community this week that I wanted to share. When I was in school, the Times Union was the conservative newspaper...

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Become a part of the Gender Book

The Gender Book is an effort to try to bring together, in one resource, a discussion of the wide array of gender expressions and identities that fall under the transgender umbrella. It’s creators are holding a...

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Drawing Dallas • 11.25.11

As ‘Twilight’ returns, Skylar Brooks shows blood sucking can be a service MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Skylar Brooks, 24 Occupation: Testing coordinator, Resource Center Dallas, and shift...

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Putting our children at risk

David Webb The Rare Reporter Child sexual abuse a concern for everyone, especially LGBT parents Most people would probably agree there is no resource that a society cherishes more than its children. So it is hard to fathom how...

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Queer Bingo at GLBT Community Center

The Houston GLBT Community Center hosts its Queer Bingo on the first Saturday of each month. Hosting this month’s festivities is self proclaimed living legend, and queen of all Montrose, drag performer Tanya Hyde. Queer...

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‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army...

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