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 >>
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 >>
McConaughey sheds 40 pounds to play AIDS victim and entrepreneur.
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 >>
David France's stirring history of ACT UP.
A San Antonio lab says primate research is necessary for curing diseases like AIDS and hepatitis. But what progress has really been made.
Donald Moffett shares it all in a strong survey at CAMH.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Wanda Adams gets angry with criticsThere were tears at today's city council meeting when Wanda Adams defended herself against charges she had abandoned her Montrose constituents in a vote on a proposed home for HIV/AIDS.Here's the video: fast-forward to the 16-minute mark. Kris Banks, a former Ad ... More >>
The Gay Men's Chorus of Houston sings holiday tunes in a whole new way
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 >>
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 >>
One of Broadways longest-running shows comes to town
Make the holiday season a time to give back
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 >>
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 >>
Local performers commemorate World AIDS Day
Broadway comes to Houston
Mukuru raises awareness by bringing the ends of the earth to Houston
Photographer Adrain Chesser has "Something to Tell You"
Team America takes no prisoners and spares no swear words
Strap on a red ribbon and walk for AIDS awareness
Jerker still yanks at AIDS with abandon
Actors Theatre tries to raise our AIDS awareness -- a decade too late
Questions linger in the aftermath of the clinic's closing
Archiving Houston's queer history, one T-shirt at a time
Terrence McNally's ten-year-old Love! Valour! Compassion! shows signs of aging poorly
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.
My Night With Reg
Elia Arce's performance art has a simple theme: The real lives of real people
A fatal diagnosis leads Bill T. Jones to ask: What's the best way to live?
Do good intentions make for good plays? Not necessarily.
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.
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.
Can a film without pictures really be a film?
Hollywood emerges from its AIDS innocence to produce the engaging, but predictable, Philadelphia
A Fort Bend County school district decrees that sex ed should start with abstinence and end with fidelity
Both a bang and a whimper? The CAM's long-awaited Texas show may burn bright, but it doesn't burn deep
I couldn't get away: The Houston music underground salutes our recently departed decade