Texas voters, even in the midst of a so-called "conservative uprising," managed to elect the first openly gay woman to the Texas House on Tuesday night.
Mary Gonzalez, to be more specific, will be both the first woman to win House District 75 in El Paso and the second openly gay candidate to secure ... More >>
According to some, Montrose is seeing fewer rainbows these days.Montrose's "gayborhood" status is officially over. Or it's just like it has been for the past five to ten years. It depends on who you ask.
Hair Balls recently spoke with various movers and shakers of the neighborhood's GLBT co ... More >>
Jon Buice stays in prison.Jon Buice, who had been awarded a controversial parole after serving time for his role in the gay-bashing death of Paul Broussard, will not be a free man after all.
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles today reversed its earlier decision granting Buice parole in l ... More >>
Jon Buice, who was sent to prison for his role in the 1991 attack outside a Montrose gay bar that left Paul Broussard dead, has finally won his long, contentious battle for parole.
KHOU reports that Buice won a decision from the parole board today that will lead to his release.
Broussard's ... More >>
Aaron Scheerhoorn's death has spawned a new effort to make Montrose safeIt was one of the year's more horrific widely publicized murders. In mid-December, in a case that echoed that of Kitty Genovese, 28-year-old Aaron Scheerhoorn was stabbed to death in front of Club Blur in front of numerou ... More >>
Orgies with a female prison chaplain?Jon Buice was at the center of one of the most publicized hate crimes in Houston history, a 1991 attack outside a Montrose gay bar that left Paul Broussard dead.
Buice was sent away, but now is the focus of an intense fight over whether he should be parol ... More >>
Updated at 1:20 p.m. with a statement from KPFT's Duane Bradley.
Photos by Melissa Noble/ KPFT on FacebookMatt Helfrich, an imposing-looking but good-natured volunteer and occasional fill-in DJ for 90.1 KPFT FM, has been identified as the man stabbed to death at the Skylane Apartments on Wes ... More >>
Protesters scream about censorship. The board denounces potentially crippling boycotts. Will the two sides in the Pacifica conflict ever learn that, beneath their shrill cries, they're on the same team?