Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

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Go ahead and supersize your options for LGBT events this week. Get your gay fun and fellowship through arts, bars and parties that fill out Houston’s Gay Agenda calendar of events.

Friday, Aug. 15

Men in Uniform Party wants to see you as a soldier from any of the armed forces, a fireman, a cop, or any uniform that puts heat in your pants. You don’t have to get a tattoo for it (top photo), but you could. Sexy Man in a Uniform contest too @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

Kissin’ Country Cousins. It’s always time for two-steppin’ and line-dancin’ in the legendary Esquire Ballroom @ Neon Boots. Dance lessons 7:30 p.m., Boot scootin’, 9 p.m. This week Tejano Viernes with DJ Tio.

FxPerience with Joe Ross and the F Men get you hot and bothered @ F Bar, 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.

Lounge it! You know what’s up. Happy hour to the wee hours @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.

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

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

Shower Boys never let you down @ Meteor, 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, Aug. 16

“RuPaul’s” Willam (middle photo). The one and only “Ru” Girl to ever get kicked off without being eliminated hits town with more than you can probably handle. Get a load of this sassy bitch with an autograph party to boot @ South Beach, 9 p.m. 

Disco Dinner Dance Cruise puts you on Galveston Bay with the ‘70s beat to move your feet. Gourmet buffet dinner and a live DJ make you sparkle. Don’t miss the boat @ Star Fleet Yachts, 7 p.m.

Sound Factory Saturday. One, two, you know what to do @ Guava Lamp, 9 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 Ballroom, 9 p.m. This week it’s old school at the Esquire Ballroom Reunion.

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

Dance it out. Saturday night beats for your nerves and a midnight performance showcase @ F Bar, 9 p.m.

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

Drag Divas never stop 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.

Shower Boys leave a wet spot @ Meteor, 10 p.m.

 

Sunday, Aug. 10

“A Thin Wall of Air” (bottom photo) presents the designs of Charles James, a star couturier to star collectors, including Houston’s own legends John and Dominque de Menil. Get in on this one-of-a-kind show @ The Menil Collection, Wednesdays through Sundays until Sept. 7.

Country 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 parties hard until you absolutely have to go home and start your workweek @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, 12 noon.

Sunday Fun Day Karaoke with a host that’s as entertaining as the singers @ Guava Lamp, 10 p.m. Lounge doors for day drinking at 4 p.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.

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

Retox Sunday with F Divas shuts down the weekend. These queens know what you need, and you’re going to get it @ F Bar, 6 p.m.

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