Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

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Are you tired and listless? Too pooped to pop? Step right up to the Gay Agenda, where LGBT Htown feeds you a cure. Down a heaping spoonful of these events, parties, galas and games.

Friday, March 27

Bright Lights Friday Night. DJ Aracely, Houston’s only drag DJ, spins the tunes at the only place where Shower Boys get you all wet to get off your weekend @ Meteor, 9 p.m.

Equal Grounds Cafe Preview & Open House. Gay Houston's new coffee shop and cafe does a soft launch while you get to know the center for your health and your rights @ Montrose Center & Equal Grounds, 4 p.m. Sneak a peek inside.

Karaoke Fridays. You know what’s up. Happy hour to the wee hours and you belting like a diva @ Guava Lamp (top photo), 9 p.m. 

Flex Friday gets your motor running with hot boys, drag and other surprises like half-price happy hour @ F Bar, 8 p.m.

Modern Men 80s Night. Bears, Cubs, Daddy, Chaser, Twink, Leather, Levis and Masculine Men. Do it up to the mix-tape music of the ‘80s @ Ripcord, 9 p.m.

Selfie Millennial Friday puts its weekly spin on drag and dancing with scores of your friends and London A'dour as host @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

Ladies & Gents. Whether it’s DJ beats, live music, happy hour until 8 p.m., sports on TV or free food in the house, the lesbians are in the Heights @ Pearl Lounge, 4 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Viernes Noche Latina. It’s always time for two-steppin’ and line-dancin’ in the legendary Esquire Ballroom, and it’s always Latin Night on Fridays @ Neon Boots.

Fantasy Friday. Tanya Hyde leads the drag cast @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.

Fetish Friday. If it turns your crank, they’re doing it @ Eagle Houston, 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Boys and Men. You know you love it @ JR’s and Mining Company’s Cockfight.

Dance Your Booty Off and get moving on the floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.

Beats, beers and boys puts the party in your pocket and the gay in your Friday @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.

 

Saturday, March 28

62nd Annual Diana Awards (middle photo). Even before the word “gay” and long before the modern civil rights movement, Houston’s biggest gay gala show was born and continues to be the premiere queer event and the oldest active gay organization in the U.S. Get in on the black tie charity and fabulosity with host Chad Pitt @ St. Regis, 6:30 p.m.

Kandy Ho. The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7 queen is in the house, and you’re dancing your butt off @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

Shower Boys leave a wet spot on your Saturday with DJ beats to move your feets @ Meteor, 9 p.m.

Shake Up Saturday. Montrose was never the same after the party bar to end all party bars hit the scene. With karaoke, the patio or the friendly staff, you never know what you’re gonna get, but you'll love it every time @ Crocker Bar, 9 p.m.

F Experience. You always wanted to do it with DJ Tad Dvorak. With drag. And go-go boys. Join the crowd @ F Bar, 9 p.m.

Shower Boys leave a wet spot on your Saturday with DJ beats to move your feets @ Meteor, 9 p.m.

Ladies & Gents. The lesbians know what’s up for all the gay women and their male friends @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.

Country Dance. Before there was Gilley’s, there was the Esquire Ballroom. Now the legendary space is where your gay-ass boots meet the beat @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.

Leather-Levi Party. Rough and rugged are the men and your fantasies @ Eagle Houston, 12 noon – 2 a.m.

Sound Factory Saturday. One, two, you know what to do @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.

Party time. Excellent. Slip into something that will warm your gay heart @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.

DJ beats get you moving on the dance floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.

Drag divas never really end when it’s cheap drinks and Showgurlz @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.

Scruffy Saturday. Cruise on over with DJ beats and hot male dancers @ Mining Company, 9 p.m.

Fruit loop. No weekend is complete without a stop in for a few laps around the loop and a drink or five while eyeing the go-go boys @ JR’s, all day.

 

Sunday, March 29

Montrose Softball League Opening Day (bottom photo) pits Houston’s gay pitchers and catchers on the diamonds @ Houston Sports Complex, 9 a.m. Those gay jocks are still high off of their blowout earlier this month.

F Latin Divas: Selena Edition. The queens dig deep for the Houston-area rising Tejano star who left us too soon @ F Bar, 10 p.m.

Sunday Fundaze. Whether it's sports on TV, DJ beats, or more lesbians than you can handle, get down on it @ Pearl, 5 p.m.

Sunday Lounge. Kick back and do the Sunday do: As little as possible and look good doing it @ Guava Lamp, 10 p.m. Lounge doors for day drinking at 4 p.m.

Sunday Fun Day. Whether you go for the karaoke, the rowdy patrons or what some call the best Sunday in town, get down @ Crocker Bar, 12:30 p.m.

The Legends do fierce, fabulous fun with Dina Jacobs, Billie Jean, Tasha Kohl, Lawanda Jackson, and Tisch DeWilliams @ Meteor, 9 p.m.

Kickback Sunday. Mosey on over for some afternoon delight. It’s the most C&W Sunday fun you can have with your boots on @ Neon Boots, 12 noon.

Sunday Funday Crawfish parties until you absolutely have to go home and start your workweek. Crawfish and drink specials @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, 12 noon – 9 p.m.

Dangerous Disco. Thumping beats and the Texans on TV. Don’t stop ‘til you get enough @ Eagle Houston, 12 noon – 2 a.m.

Sunday Fun Day Drag Show with Kofi and the girls and all of Houston’s ready-to-party gay boys @ JR’s. All day bar, evening drag.

All Star Sunday. Alexis Nicole Whitney corrals the queens and closes out your weekend with a showstopper that you have to see to believe @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.

Hot Mess Sunday with Deejay Pollo and Ricky Lee and Houston’s hottest Spanish-English video remix set @ Blur, 10:30 p.m.

Men At Work with trash disco by DJ Danny G and drink specials @ Mining Company, all day.

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