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6 Reasons to Watch the Academy Awards

First of all, I am tired of people calling the Oscars, “The Gay Super Bowl.” The Oscars predate the Super Bowl so if anything the Super Bowl should be called “The Hetero Oscars,” but I digress. Recently, awards show have lost some of their luster since highlight clips are posted on Facebook the following day. However, there is still something fun about watching awards shows live with friends. So grab some wine, food and friends because this year has a lot of reasons to tune in. 1. The Red…

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Local Voices: Brad Odom-Harris

Born-and-raised Houstonian Brad Odom-Harris was the 2016 Male Grand Marshall of Houston Pride, an honor he is rightfully extremely proud of. "It all goes by in a flash," he says. "But I know that along with the other amazing grand marshals before and after me, we have all shared a passion and dedication to making Houston a better place to be out and proud!” Apart from his husband, whom he met ten years ago when Odom-Harris was President of Pride, his loves in life include DJing (mostly for…

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Valentine's Day Plans for Singles

Confession: I am single. Shocker, I know. A fact that rarely crosses my mind unless I am filling out a census form or responding to another RSVP for a friend’s wedding. But there is no shame in being single, even on a day like Valentine’s Day which is a day to celebrate that special connection between two people. As RuPaul proclaims at the end of each episode of Drag Race , “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” So I suggest to my fellow singles to follow…

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Itineraries Based on Lady Gaga Albums

In early February, the Super Bowl will head to the Bayou City bringing fans from across the nation. If you are anything like me, the Super Bowl is exciting for a few reasons: food, day drinking, commercials, and the halftime act. Last year’s halftime act was the first time Beyonce told us to get in formation which ushered in the beginning of her Lemonade era which lead to the album of the year and an HBO special I still haven’t deleted from my DVR. This year, Lady Gaga will headline the show…

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