• Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Sex Offender Charged With Raping Toddler, Teen Was "Low" Risk

    The Houston man charged with raping a toddler and teenager and infecting both with HIV was listed as a low-risk sex offender in the state's database, despite two previous violations of court orders -- and a Facebook profile pic showing him cradling a toddler. David Richard Wilson, 33, also gave his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    I Took a Good Woman For Granted. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! SHOULD BREASTFEEDING IN PUBLIC BE LEGAL? Dear Willie D: I walked inside of a McDonald's toda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    This Is a Terrible Way to End the School Year

    At times it seems like the whole teacher-having-sex-with-student thing is some long played out joke around here. It happens way too often, and now that the summer's almost here and most schools are letting out, we won't hear more about that for a few months at least. However, as if to cap off the s ... More >>

  • Film

    November 7, 2013

    Matthew McConaughey's Body Does the Talking in Dallas Buyers Club

    McConaughey sheds 40 pounds to play AIDS victim and entrepreneur.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    R.I.P. Numbers Owner Robert Burtenshaw, aka DJ Robot

    Monday morning the official Numbers Facebook page changed its profile and cover pic to flat black images as rumors of a tragedy began to swirl among the goth and club scenes in Houston. In the initial silence a sad story began to take form. Owner Robert Burtenshaw, better known as Robot to the folks ... More >>

  • Film

    October 4, 2012

    How To Survive A Plague

    David France's stirring history of ACT UP.

  • News

    October 4, 2012

    Retired Lab Chimps Pressed Back Into Service

    A San Antonio lab says primate research is necessary for curing diseases like AIDS and hepatitis. But what progress has really been made.

  • Culture

    November 10, 2011

    His Whole Self

    Donald Moffett shares it all in a strong survey at CAMH.

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    The Most Ridiculous Houston Rap Rumors Ever

    ​Earlier this week, Houston rapper Propain signed a deal with No Limit Records. Cool, except that he really didn't. See, and you likely didn't notice this because it's such a subversive part of the culture, but the environs of rap, themselves tedious and occasionally barbaric, are prime grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Today Only: Dine Out for Life

    ​Wondering where to go for lunch or dinner today? Let me make that choice exceptionally easy for you: Dine out for life, and support AIDS research by eating at one of these restaurants. They're all supporting Dining Out For Life, an annual charity event whereby restaurants donate 33 percent - ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2010
  • Music

    July 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Tony Yayo Talks Sex, Patron And The Future Of G-Unit

    ​G-Unit soldiers Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo have signed on to headline Saturday's 4th Annual Hip-Hop For HIV Awareness concert at Reliant Center. Tickets are free, but only with an HIV test at one of the City of Houston Department of Health & Human Services' designated testing locations. A list ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 10, 2009

    A Twisted Holiday

    The Gay Men's Chorus of Houston sings holiday tunes in a whole new way

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Houstonians Helping AIDS Victims In Big Media Push That Will Include Oprah

    ​What do Oprah, the TV show 20/20, Houston crime victim advocate Andy Kahan and Houston lawyer Kim Ogg have in common? They're all involved in the sordid tale of Philippe Padieu, a Dallas-area man who is in prison for knowingly having unprotected sex with dozens of women without telling them he w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Dining Out For Life

    On Thursday, April 30th, restaurants in over 50 cities across the nation are inviting patrons to dine out for life. The event was created in 1991 to support AIDS research in Philadelphia and has since spread to the rest of the United States. Last year saw more than 3,500 restaurants participating an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009


    One of Broadway’s longest-running shows comes to town

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008

    The Illuminations Project

    Make the holiday season a time to give back

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Today: Swishahouse Hip Hop Health & Wellness Workshop

    It's World AIDS Day, and although you don't hear near as much about it these days, the disease is still very much with us. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, in 2006 - the most recent year for which statistics are available - Harris County had the state's most new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    So, Like, What’s Up With "Gossip Girl"?

    Okay, so I totally hesitate to write this post because I fear it is a sign that I’ve turned into everything I hated as a teenager, meaning, a totally out of it adult who is trying desperately to understand what the kids are into these days and then, once she thinks she understands it, shakes her h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    The Illumination Project

    Local performers commemorate World AIDS Day

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2007


    Broadway comes to Houston

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    Mail Call

    Religious Fervor

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2007

    Four Corners Music from Asia, Europe, North and South America

    Mukuru raises awareness by bringing the ends of the earth to Houston

  • Calendar

    March 2, 2006
  • Calendar

    February 9, 2006
  • Calendar

    November 3, 2005

    Caught on Camera

    Photographer Adrain Chesser has "Something to Tell You"

  • Film

    October 14, 2004


    Team America takes no prisoners and spares no swear words

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    Viva la Causa

    Strap on a red ribbon and walk for AIDS awareness

  • Culture

    June 19, 2003

    Call Holding

    Jerker still yanks at AIDS with abandon

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Death Is in the Details

    Actors Theatre tries to raise our AIDS awareness -- a decade too late

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    AVES Clinic DOA

    Questions linger in the aftermath of the clinic's closing

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Out of the Closets

    Archiving Houston's queer history, one T-shirt at a time

  • Culture

    March 30, 2000

    Retro Virus

    Terrence McNally's ten-year-old Love! Valour! Compassion! shows signs of aging poorly

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    The Man Who Knew Too Soon?

    Eight years ago Tom Curtis reported that AIDS could have been spread by an experimental polio vaccine grown on monkey kidneys. Scientists sniffed. Journalists scoffed. The story died. Now, a new book says the theory wasn't so stupid after all.

  • Culture

    July 29, 1999

    Reg Revisits Gay '80s

    My Night With Reg

  • Culture

    March 20, 1997

    Story Time

    Elia Arce's performance art has a simple theme: The real lives of real people

  • Music

    August 22, 1996
  • Culture

    February 22, 1996

    Life in Motion

    A fatal diagnosis leads Bill T. Jones to ask: What's the best way to live?

  • Culture

    February 8, 1996

    Cliche Positive

    Do good intentions make for good plays? Not necessarily.

  • Culture

    June 15, 1995
  • News

    March 16, 1995

    The Battle Over Brentwood

    To one side, it's a question of power; to the other, it's a question of homophobia. For both it's a question of whether a community, once sundered, can ever be bound together again.

  • News

    August 11, 1994

    The Private Life and Public Death of Frank Koury

    Frank Koury wanted to keep his gay life at home and his legal life at Fulbright & Jaworski separated. But when he died, everything was revealed.

  • Film

    July 14, 1994

    Blue Thoughts

    Can a film without pictures really be a film?

  • Film

    February 17, 1994
  • Film

    January 13, 1994

    The Silence of the Lambs

    Hollywood emerges from its AIDS innocence to produce the engaging, but predictable, Philadelphia

  • News

    January 6, 1994

    See No Evil, Teach No Evil

    A Fort Bend County school district decrees that sex ed should start with abstinence and end with fidelity

  • Culture

    December 16, 1993

    Gray Matter of Concern

    Both a bang and a whimper? The CAM's long-awaited Texas show may burn bright, but it doesn't burn deep

  • Music

    December 2, 1993

    And I Ran (From the '80s)

    I couldn't get away: The Houston music underground salutes our recently departed decade

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