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Going Green: Houston (We Don't ) Have a Problem

By EDGE | Mar 26
Although many may associate Houston with oil and gas, everything from its tourist attractions to its sports teams are keeping Mother Nature top-of-mind.

Lesbian Annise Parker Voted Best Mayor in U.S., 7th Best in World

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 4
Out lesbian Houston Mayor Annise Parker has been voted top mayor in the U.S., and seventh best mayor in the entire world, reports the City Mayors Foundation.

Where to Go in 2015: Houston

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 4
Go big or go home. For our final "Where to Go in 2015" installment, it's going to be a knee slappin' good time in the Lone Star State. Watch out, Houston, here we come.

Houston Social Workers Partners with Community for Rapid HIV Testing

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 6
A new effort from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work partners with Houston Area Community Services (HACS) and Change Happens! to stem the increasing number of minority youth diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

Houston: A Pedaler's Paradise

FITNESS | By EDGE | Sep 10
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

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
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

FINE ARTS | By EDGE | Aug 22
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

NATIONAL | By Juan A. Lozano | May 29
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

NATIONAL | May 8
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

NATIONAL | Jan 17
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.

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