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UH Red Dinner Keynote Brian Sims Spills the Tea

“Yes, I have loads of time to talk, I am waiting for a yoga class to begin,” is how hottie Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims began our phone conversation. It was a classic politician’s move of deflection because I spent the entire next 30 minutes imagining him in all sorts of positions. But I digress. Elected in 2012, he was the first openly gay elected state legislator in Pennsylvania and continues to be a strong advocate for LGBT rights. This year, he will serve as the keynote…

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12 Sizzling Redheads for Saint Patrick's Day

You can call them redheads, gingers, carrot tops, but one thing remains the same: They are hot. Their fiery red hair mixed with a lighter complexion is an exotic mix that has gifted some of the hottest male celebrities. In honor of Saint Patrick's Day, join me in raising a pint to these gingers who keep us thirsty. KJ Apa Michael Fassbender Michael C. Hall Prince Harry Kevin McKidd Rupert Grint Ewan McGregor Eddie Redmayne Damien Lewis Tom Hiddleston Benedict Cumberbatch Jesse…

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Local Voices: David Goldberg

“One of my friends once described me as a unicorn. I am gay, white, Jewish and from Laredo -- something that does not exist in reality,” David Goldberg explains. When he first moved to Houston, he didn’t know anyone in the LGBTQ community. So, one of his friends recommended that he volunteer for an organization that's serves that community. “I started to volunteer at Bering Omega,” Goldberg says. “It changed my life. I witnessed firsthand some of the problems that were still facing our…

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A Conversation with the King

For Jose Llana, you might say that touring in the role of the King in the current production of The King and I represents a Broadway career coming full circle. His first major role was as the young lover in the revival some 20 years ago and now he's playing the lead as the musical crisscrosses the country. The show hits The Hobby Center on March 14-19. We asked Llana about touring life and what it's like acting in a play with themes that seem very relevant today. What made you want to go into…

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