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    July 24, 2014

    Gay Marriage Would Be Big for Texas Economy, Study Finds

    Gay marriage probably won't be legalized in Texas until the Supreme Court makes the state do so. We do have a governor who compared homosexuality to alcoholism, after all. But according to a study by the Williams Institute, if gay marriage were legal here in the Lone Star State, it'd be quite the f ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    Married, Sort Of: It's a Confusing Time to Be Gay and Married in the State of Texas

    Federal and state rulings don’t agree on same-sex weddings, leaving gay couples in Texas in a special brand of limbo all their own.

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    July 16, 2014

    Married, Sort Of: The Legal Limbo of Being Gay and Married in Texas

    Jenn and Lizzie Wigle are wandering the halls of a bridal expo, searching more for ideas than products or services. Eventually they visit three of the events, looking at dresses, invitations, cake decorators and all the other trappings of the $40-billion-a-year American wedding industry. Most of t ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    Houston Couple Participating in ACLU's "My Big Gay Illegal Wedding"

    Houston is one of the more gay friendly cities in America. Even our mayor is gay. But, like any other person who wants to have a same-sex wedding, Mayor Annise Parker had to travel to California because it is illegal in Texas. The Federal Government has even extended benefits to same-sex couples, ye ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    He Likes Me But I Like His Friend. 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! MY FRIEND IS SUICIDAL Dear Willie D: Since my friend broke up with her boyfriend she has b ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Single White Foodie Looking For Love: Food Dating Sites for Every Niche

    George Bernard Shaw once said, "There is no love sincerer than the love of food." While I have to agree with him on that, sometimes the love of another person can be nice too. And because these days the Internet can solve most problems, there are now websites that allow you to have your cake and s ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013

    My Boss Drove Me to Antidepressants. 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! BOSS LADY IS A BULLY Dear Willie D: I am a single mother with a small child, clocking 50 hou ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Yes, I'm In Love With a Stripper

    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! BURNED BY THE RELATIVE I LOANED MONEY Dear Willie D: I loaned my cousin $500 more than six ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Dallas Most Superficial City, But Houston's Close, "Study" Says

    In the annals of pots, kettles and blackness, there is this: An online-dating service calling out a city for being superficial. Since that city is Dallas, we can't disagree, but that's not the point, dammit. There are a lot of good things about making decisions on people via their online-dating pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Montrose's St. Stephen's Will Hold Houston's First Episcopal Ceremony "Marrying" Gays

    St, Stephen's Episcopal is in the heart of Montrose, and it has long embraced the neighborhood's live-and-let-live vibe. (Kids, it really used to be like that before the townhomes invaded.) That tradition will continue March 17 hen it holds what it says is Houston's first Witnessing and Blessing of ... More >>

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    November 13, 2012

    Justin, Selena and Music's Top 10 Heartbreaking Split-Ups

    By now, we've all had a few days to digest the awful, shocking news that North America's sweethearts, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, have decided to buck destiny and call it quits. We're not entirely sure how this could have happened, but Obama was just reelected. Clearly, our worst fears are alrea ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    November 10, 2011

    Love Letter: R. Kelly And Online Dating

    ​ For over 20 years, R. Kelly has been making sexual history as the official "pied piper of R&B," lovingly encouraging men and women to embrace their inner freaks. He's probably even been present for most of you young bloods' conceptions. Behind the scenes, though, he's made personal legal h ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Houston, You Are the Tenth Most Promiscuous City, You Slut

    Feeling at home in Houston.​Man, you host one slutwalk and.... Houston has been named the tenth most promiscuous city in the nation, in a study that we don't doubt for a second is rigorous, peer-reviewed and unassailable. It comes from a dating site called OKCupid, but the people at OKCupid ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Houston's Same-Sex Couples More Likely to Raise Children

    And they may just live in Houston.​The Atlantic's blog has crunched some numbers from a recent gay survey and census data, and it's found that when it comes to raising kids, Houston's same-sex couples are near the tops in the nation. The Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area had the seventh-highest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Lesbian Video!! Get In on the Action!!

    Get in on the action.​Are you a lesbian? Are you single? Do you live in Texas? Are you not freaked out by the idea of living your life online? No, we're not here to offer you a gig on our fledgling "erotica" Web site, but to tip you off to a casting call for thw web reality series Lezbeproud. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Oral Sex Leads To Intercourse Among Teens, Study Somehow Discovers

    It all starts with the oral sex​The Houston Chronicle's Mom blog led us to this amazing piece of scientific research. We'll let the official press release headline speak for itself: "Having oral sex increases likelihood of intercourse among teens."That was the profound conclusion reached by a stud ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Twitter Follow Friday -- My 24 Favorite Tweets From @OMGFactsSex (with commentary)

    It's all about the sex​It's a bye week Friday, so we don't have the Texans defense to kick around this week. So I'm going to use my Friday post as a forum to do the new and exciting Friday activity that's sweeping the nation -- telling people to follow other people on Twitter! Riveting! Actuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Game Time: Tiger Woods -- Divorce, It Does A Body Good

    Tammy Wynette never addressed the golf angle​Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Oil spills, hurricanes, divorce. Compassionate human beings don't wish any of these things upon their fellow man.That said, we live in a capitalist society. Financial Darwinism, survival of the fittest, wha ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010
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    July 1, 2010

    Houston, You Are No Longer The Most Sexed-Up City, Amazingly Scientific Survey Says

    Let's get it on, to beat Miami​If you're reading this, it means you're one of the few Houstonians who is not outside right now, having sex. Or at least that's how we're thinking after having read the results of an extremely informative survey brought to us by the jimmyhat experts at Tro ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    F*ck Love, Let’s Party: An Anti-Love Celebration

    Being single on Valentine’s Day just got a whole lot more fun

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    December 18, 2009

    Online Stuff You Gotta Do After Being Dumped

    ​He was the sun in your sky, the cream in your coffee, the spring in your step. When you awoke, your first thought was of his embrace, whether you were tangled in it or not. Every evening before you slumbered, he was the last image to cross your weary mind, even if his body wasn't suctioned ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2009

    Sex and Soccer

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

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    August 11, 2009

    He Said She Said: Breakup Songs to Help You Bawl

    We've all been there, in the throes of a breakup so bad you fear you'll end up dying alone or in jail: Crying so hard your eyes are chapped and red, throat sore and aching from sobbing, hair matted from days without a shower and nails chewed to the quick. Your friends are tired of hearing you rehas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    True Lifetime Movie Network Tales: Juicy Divorce in Spring

    Photo by jcoterhals Here is the inaugural installment of True Lifetime Movie Network Tales, in this case ripped from court papers down at the 1st Court of Appeals. The names are being withheld out of sympathy for the participants. Put yourself in this man's shoes for a moment... After your wi ... More >>

  • Film

    March 19, 2009

    Eternal Flame: I Love You, Man

    Not even Brody Jenner could extinguish the bromance.

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    February 19, 2009
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    April 11, 2008

    Christian Polygamy Advocate Says Mormonism Is the Problem

    There's no telling how many stories have been written this week about the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but it's probably a fair assumption that the words "polygamist sect" have appeared in most. That's not good publicity, especially as revelations from Eldorado become ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Big Love, Texas-Style

    Polygamists live in a compound on our state's dry western plains

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    October 13, 2005

    Swing Time

    On-site clubs are increasingly popular for fans of instant gratification

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    October 13, 2005

    Pick Me Up

    Turnout at Houston's swingers clubs swells with the young, hip and restless

  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Best Laid Plans

    Michael Winterbottom delivers the sex, and not much else

  • Music

    July 1, 2004

    Take This Love and Shove It

    The best X-rated breakup songs

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    Just Horny or a Hard-Core Addict?

    Testing for the abnormal outlooks on sex

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    August 29, 2002

    Divorce Over Easy

    Collaborative divorce promises to be kinder, faster, cheaper. But does it really work?

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Black Holes

    Houston's newest troupe probes the dark side of infidelity in the underproduced Kama Sutra

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    February 8, 2001
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    November 23, 2000

    Strangers in the Night

    Is that evil lurking in the Blind Date lovefest auditions?

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    September 14, 2000

    XX Marks the Spot

    Christie Lee Littleton's chromosomes nullified her marriage, but paved the way for a groundbreaking one

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    November 4, 1999

    Sex Toys and Videotape

    Adult-shop raids raise the issue of what's nice and what's vice

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    October 21, 1999

    Coming Out

    Gay domestic violence is a dirty little secret that traps victims with nowhere to turn

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    October 14, 1999

    The Yenta

    The nice Jewish boy of my mom's dreams-for a hundred bucks?

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    April 29, 1999

    Left Standing at the Church Door

    Bering Methodist stops all weddings if there can't be gay marriages

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    October 22, 1998
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    July 16, 1998

    Courtship, River Oaks Style

    High-powered attorney Earle Lilly was Linda Sarofim Lowe's divorce lawyer, then her lover. Now he's left her, and she wants her $6 million in attorney fees and her Mercedes back.

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    May 8, 1997

    "One-Man Mob"

    The cops say what John Shike did to his wife amounted to "legalized stalking." And after being hit with one of the largest fines ever at the county family courts, he vowed he'd get the judge, too.

  • Film

    August 22, 1996

    Brotherly Love

    Ed Burns returns to the subject of sex and sibling rivalry

  • Culture

    April 21, 1994

    The Naked Eye

    Laura Letinsky's explicit photographs explore the ambiguity of ordinary sex

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    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

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