Gonorrhea treatment showing signs of failing

Federal health officials warned of new signs that gonorrhea is growing resistant to current treatments, a development more troubling for gay men who face a higher risk of the sexually transmitted disease.    READ MORE »

3 Texas insurers accused of HIV discrimination

Three insurance companies in Texas – Cigna, Humana and Community Health Choice – try to keep HIV-positive people off their health insurance plans and throw up hurdles to life-saving HIV medications, according to a federal complaint.    READ MORE »

Trans population in Texas second-biggest in U.S.

Texas has the second-largest population of transgender residents in the U.S., a large slice of the 1.4 million trans adults across the country, according to a first-ever estimate of people who identify as trans.    READ MORE »

Get ready to dish. We want your LGBT insights.

Oh how the gays have opinions. And you seldom hold back in sharing them. That's exactly what we want. So please help us by taking a few minutes to click through this survey about all things LGBT.    READ MORE »

Obsess over this guy who’s obsessed with fitness

Fitness is an obsession for Jake Jacob and his passion shows with every shirtless gym selfie. So stop and soak in all that this Texas guy has to offer.    READ MORE »

Houston lesbian finds happiness in public service

Iris Rodriguez is a longtime Houstonian with a smiling face familiar whether she's wearing her firefighter gear or her fatigues. It's her quiet determination and laser focus that leaves a lasting impression.    READ MORE »

Houston man, transgender woman beaten, killed

Two people – including a transgender woman – were beaten with a crow bar or tire iron, shot and killed after being attacked by a group of people late Sunday in Houston.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston parties with purpose for Bunnies on the Bayou

Easter hunks, boys in their best bonnets and gays in bunny ears flooded Fish Plaza on Sunday to party with a purpose and raise big bucks during Bunnies on the Bayou 37.    READ MORE »

This lesbian shows Bunnies isn’t just for boys

Fluff your tail and put on your pink ears. Easter Sunday marks the 37th time that LGBT Houston converges for Bunnies on the Bayou, the outdoor cocktail charity party that takes over Fish Plaza downtown.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston Easter weekend

Ah, Easter. Spring sprung, eggs decorated, and children everywhere working pastels like a runway. Meanwhile, gay people are working these LGBT events as the year’s first official holi-gay weekend.    READ MORE »

Diana Awards salute gay Houston for 63rd year

The biggest and oldest gala show that gay Houston offers unfolded on Saturday as the 63rd Annual Diana Awards delighted a big crowd at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.    READ MORE »

This Houston lesbian knows when to say ‘TUC it’

Despite deep ties to Forth Worth and its LGBT community, Melissa Flories had had enough. So, in 1999, she packed her crown and sashes, and set out to relocate to Houston.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

Come on, springtime! Catch the spirit as activities and special events peek through the winter thaw to show you a good time. Local LGBT events make good use of your well-earned weekend.    READ MORE »

Diana Awards ready to glam up gay Houston

It began as a party to watch the first televised Oscars and has progressed to become something bigger and more meaningful. The Diana Awards arrives on Saturday for a black tie affair with a cause.    READ MORE »

Bunnies raffle their baskets at Guava Lamp

With their big event just two weeks away, Bunnies on the Bayou continued the build up on Sunday with some bulging baskets, tasty crawfish and gay Houston favorite London Adour.    READ MORE »

Meet the man who heralds Houston’s rainbow news

Call it a passion project. Johnny Trlica wants to keep gay Houston informed so nearly five years ago he helped launch the Houston Rainbow Herald to put all the LGBT news that's fit to print just a few clicks away.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

You’ve worked hard all week, and you’ve earned some time with your people. Good, because local LGBT events are ready and waiting to give it to you. Shows, sports and soirees: Go!    READ MORE »

Sharon Needles rocks fans at South Beach

Drag royalty Sharon Needles – she who wears the crown from Season 4 of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' – descended on gay Houston on Saturday to delight fans and even pay tribute to David Bowie.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston man dying after mysterious fall from overpass

A gay Houston man who was seriously injured early Monday after falling nearly 20 feet from a highway overpass after an auto accident is brain dead, police said.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston rodeo fans celebrate with ‘Roundup’

Gay Houston rodeo fans kicked things up a few notches at Neon Boots on Thursday to celebrate the opening of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.    READ MORE »