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Houston: A Pedaler's Paradise

By EDGE | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Hit the road in Houston as travelers have more opportunities than ever to explore H-Town by bike.

Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

CraftTexas 2014 Arrives in Houston

By EDGE | Friday Aug 22, 2014
This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "CraftTexas 2014," the eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft.

Houston Approves LGBT Inclusive Anti-Bias Protections

By Juan A. Lozano | Thursday May 29, 2014
Houston leaders on Wednesday approved expanded anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents in a measure that critics argued would impede their religious liberties.

Houston Delays Vote On Equal Rights Ordinance

Thursday May 8, 2014
The Houston city council has delayed a vote on whether to approve an ordinance consolidating its bans on discrimination based on sex, race, age and religion, and expand anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents.

Houston Mayor Weds Longtime Partner in California

Friday Jan 17, 2014
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has married longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a sunset ceremony Thursday at a private residence in Palm Springs, Calif., Parker’s office announced.

Houston Gay Rights Group Sues Over Same-Sex Benefits

Friday Dec 27, 2013
A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit meant to preserve Houston’s extension of benefits to legally married same-sex spouses of city employees.

Houston to Offer Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Houston has announced it will provide benefits to legally married same-sex spouses of city employees.

Out Houston Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third, Final Term

Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
Houston Mayor Annise Parker was elected Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation’s fourth-largest city.

The Original OKRA Charity Saloon

By Juan A. Lozano | Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
Call it benevolence through beer or generosity by gin and tonic, a new Houston bar is offering its customers a pledge that 100 percent of its profits will be donated to a local charity or social cause each month.