Proposition 8

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Now What Happens to All Those Anti-HERO Shirts?

    They said no. They screamed it. Protesters yelled in front of city hall Wednesday, in opposition of legislation for a Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. "We say no," the protesters repeated. A few women, serving as reverb, chanted "God says no." ERO adorned their chests, thick red slashes cutting t ... More >>

  • Film

    July 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Cyndi Lauper at House of Blues, 6/28/2013

    Cyndi Lauper, Hunter Valentine House of Blues June 28, 2013 Seeing Cyndi Lauper live in concert on Pride Weekend is like seeing a unicorn in its natural habitat. It's colorful and surreal and makes everyone feel extremely special. Celebrating the 30-year anniversary of her debut album She's So Unus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Dance Music and DJ's: Meet the Pride Festival Performers

    It's officially Pride Weekend in Houston, which means it's time for some of the most fabulous parties, music, and dancing that will happen all year. It also means it's time for the Pride Festival, which will only be better thanks to the awesome folks at the Supreme Court and the whole, oh, obliterat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    UPDATED SCOTUS: Defense of Marriage Act is Unconstitutional, Prop 8 Appeal Dismissed

    The Update: SCOTUS has effectively killed California's Proposition 8 -- and therefore allowed same-sex marriage to continue in that state -- by dismissing an appeal from the Prop's proponents. The justices ruled that the proponents did not have legal standing to appeal the California Supreme Court' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    KPRC Weatherman Frank Billingsley to Speak at Marriage Equality Rally Monday Night

    Frank Billingsley is used to answering tough questions. He predicts the weather for a living. The longtime weatherman for KPRC channel 2 is one of the most capable and well liked meteorologists in the city. But when he came out as openly gay and even married his partner in a ceremony in New York Cit ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2012

    Game Changer

    Chris Kluwe is prying open America's last closet: major league sports.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    We Knew It! The Green Lantern Is DC's Gay Superhero

    The epic decision has been made: The DC comic hero who is coming out of the closet is....the Green Lantern. Or should it be the Chartreuse Lantern, amirite. know what I'm sayin'? Of course, the Green Lantern was on our list of six top candidates to be given The Gay. Here's our analysis from Craig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Who Will Be DC Comics' First Gay Superhero? Our Top Six Picks

    People everywhere with not much going on in their lives are all atwitter over the news that a DC Comics superhero is coming out of the supercloset in June. That's right: someone who wears skin-tight clothing and very likely a cape will reveal to a stunned world that they are, in fact, gay. But who w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Dancing With the Stars ' Dream Rock-Star Cast

    ​Fluff reality show Dancing With the Stars is (shockingly) in its 11th season, which wraps up with tonight's finale. While browsing this season's "celebrity" dancers - Bristol Palin, Kurt Warner, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, etc. - we couldn't help but fantasize about out ideal musical ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    The Lady Is Dead... And It's Wonderful (Semi-NSFW)

    ​However you feel about the Proposition 8 ruling that passed on Wednesday in California, Rocks Off hopes that you can appreciate the war that LGBTs have fought... and in all wars there are the wounded. Peaches Christ sent us this short musical film; "The Lady is Dead" directed by Roy Raz and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Ray Hill Can't Get Arrested In This Town (Really)

    What's a guy got to do to get arrested in this town?​Longtime gay activist Ray Hill knows the law, and he knows how to push buttons. We thought he knew how to get arrested to make a point, but several Houston police officers proved up to the task of not falling for it.Maybe it was due to the fact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Flame, Hollywood, Flame

    Another well-adjusted Prop 8 supporter​I'm sure you've all heard the terrible news by now: Judge Vaughn "Mussolini" Walker declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional. Obviously I don't have to tell you what severe ramifications this will have, not only for the soul of our country ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Seven Musical Marriages Sullied By Proposition 8's Repeal

    ​Just in case you're one of the very few people who hasn't yet been seized by government shock troops and forced to marry someone of the same sex, a California Supreme Court judge ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional Wednesday. This would be the proposition which officially defines marriage as ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Montrose Does Its Part To Protest California's Prop 8 Decision

    Photo by Melanie PangAfter waiting in anticipation to hold either a party or a protest, the LGBT community can take another collective exasperated sigh. It's back to the grind after Tuesday's California Supreme Court ruled to uphold Proposition 8, but also maintain the validity of approximately 18, ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Find Out Which Houstonians Were Anti-Gay In California's Prop 8 Fight

    Gays -- and the people who love `em, like `em or just don't know why the government needs to mess with `em -- are still pissed about losing Proposition 8 in California, which banned gay marriages. And they're doing something about it.(The semi-inspiring sequence over a similar election in Sean Penn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Madonna, D.J. Melodic and Prop. 8 Protest

    We're gonna give the Queen of Pop top billing and work our way backwards on this glorious Monday... Madonna at Minute Maid Park She came. We saw. She conquered. 1 p.m. at Block 21 for D.J. Melodic Benefit D.J. Melodic and D.J. Sun On Monday, November 3, D.J. Melodic had a heart attack. He is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2008

    The Rally at City Hall to Protest Proposition 8

    Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of Houston City Hall this afternoon to protest the passing of Proposition 8, California's constitutional amendment taking away the right to marry for same-sex couples. Along with the passing of other anti-gay measures across the nation, Prop. 8 made November ... More >>