Tag: Community

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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Go with the flow

Trying yoga for the first time can be an intimidating experience. But that misses the point of this ancient practice that combines stretching, breath … and peace JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer Some do it for their...

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Part(y)ing shot

A little needle work can turn a dull soiree into a face-saving event   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer How’s this for a Saturday evening: You head to a friend’s soiree, pick through the nibblies, grab a cocktail and then have...

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BACH for the holidays …. and beyond

I have been out of the office, on vacation, since Dec. 22, and when I got back to work today and started wading through the thousands of emails in my inbox, I found one from Hank Henley, asking if we could include some...

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Queer Bingo gets new home

The Houston GLBT Community Center’s First Saturday Queer Bingo moves into new digs for this month’s venture. The long running fundraiser starts its residency at Don Julio’s (322 Westheimer) Saturday, January 7,...

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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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