Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

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Well hello, long weekend. You’re a sight for sore eyes, and don’t you look fab all decked out in your LGBT shows, parties and gatherings? Come lay some three-day sugar on us.

Friday, Sept. 4

Flex Friday: The Return of Reis. One of the original F Men rejoins his boys (top photo) for a night to get your weekend motor running with hot guys, drag and other surprises @ F Bar, 8 p.m. Get there early for Belevedere Happy Hour, 5 p.m.

Ripcord Rewind. Bears, Cubs, Daddy, Chaser, Twink, Leather, Levis and Masculine Men. Do it up to the mix-tape music of the 1980s @ Ripcord, 9 p.m.

Stripper Circus. The new weekly club concept hits hard, and yes it’s exactly like it sounds. Hot men, performers and surprises @ South Beach, 9 p.m. 

Latin Ladies Night with DJ Kittie. Get with Houston’s lesbian crowd (and their guy friends up in the Heights @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.

Viernes Noche Latina offers up two-steppin’ and line-dancin’ in the legendary Esquire Ballroom @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.

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, Sept. 5

Bearracuda Houston (middle photo). The traveling party in pursuit of the hirsute returns, this time with Los Angeles DJ Steve Mateo Segade pumping the beats that move your feets @ Ripcord, 9 p.m. These guys tend to blow the roof off.

Houston Unites Campaign Kickoff. Be a part from the start of the grassroots campaign to urge Houstonians to vote Yes on Proposition 1 to keep HERO and protect every citizen from discrimination @ Montrose Center, 10 a.m.

Taylor Swift Tribute with Jade Jolie. The Rugirl performs the ultimate TSwifty allusion with guest DJ Riley pumping the beats @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

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

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

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

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

Shake Up Saturday. Montrose was never the same after the party bar to end all party bars hit the scene. With karaoke and more, you never know what you’re gonna get @ Crocker Bar, 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, Sept. 6

F Latin Divas with Amanda Lepore (bottom photo). The Most Expensive Body in the World bares all to gag you with Eleganza during Houston’s favorite Sunday show @ F Bar, 10 p.m.

Labor Day Foam Party. You’re off Monday, so dress to mess and go late with 10,000 cubic feet of foamy dance floor for frolicking. DJ E pumps EDM all night @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

Legends does fierce, fabulous fun with Dina Jacobs, Billie Jean, Tasha Kohl, Lawanda Jackson, and Tisch DeWilliams @ Meteor (bottom photo), 9 p.m.

Sunday Showtunes puts a rough-and-ready, leather-Levis spin on your usual gay musical fascination @ Ripcord, 3 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.

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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