Part three in a series for Houston Pride Week. The trials, tribulations, and awakenings during the war against fascism led to a spate of coming-out items in the immediate postwar years. In 1944, poet Robert Duncan published The Homosexual in Society, the earliest attempt to formulate a gay rights a ... More >>
Brazos County JailNancy Mancuso Gelber: Could use old friend Percy Foreman in her corner about now. Nancy Mancuso Gelber could face up to life in prison after she was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband. Unfortunately for the 53-year-old ... More >>
The 1960s weren't a very pleasant time to be gay or lesbian for most people, but especially in Houston. Somehow the Bayou City wasn't as accepting of alternative lifestyles as it is today (and we're not saying it's Nirvana today.)Police raids of gay bars were common. Common but bizarre, in the ca ... More >>
The other day, Hair Balls stumbled on the newish blog I Heard It At the Ice House, the online home of eightysomething retired newsman John Moore Moore's complete profile reads "I am a retired newspaper columnist" (for the Houston Post, among other papers) and he has the stories to back it up. There ... More >>
Hi. I'm John Lomax, and I'm a pedestrian. My friend, Uncle Tick, and I walked down 16-plus miles of Westheimer. This is our story.
Kopper cops to a Fastowian bargain
Nixon's Nixon gets political satire down pat
Traffic-ticket lawyer David Sprecher is a master at beating the system. But the system may need him more than his clients do.
An intimate look at how -- and why -- Houston's high flyer of the '80s was taken apart in court