LGBT

On this segment of Access Houston, KG Smooth welcomes Deondre Moore and Ian Haddock, President and Vice President, respectively, of Impulse Group Houston. The Impulse Group, the LGBT international group of volunteers dedicated to promoting healthier sexual lifestyles, is officially launching its Houston Chapter. I’m Pulsed Group Houston’s launch will span the weekend of August […]

Some cities in Canada have reported that their newly painted Pride crosswalk have been vandalized in one way or another. In Lethbridge, the police was doing an investigation of black paint that was smeared on the crosswalk. In in another incident, someone put tar and manure across the the Pride colors. Lethbridge’s Mayor Chris Spearman […]

Pride Houston present the 2017 Houston Pride Parade on Saturday, June 24th at 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM in Downtown Houston. The parade route will begin at Smith and Lamar St. until Jefferson St. Admission is FREE and open to the public (no age limit). No tickets are needed to enter the event except for the […]

  PRIDE HOUSTON is here! 97.9 The Box has your complete listing of all official PRIDE events happening this week – keep it locked to find out the latest updates on all happenings.   DINE WITH PRIDE June 20 @ 8:00 am – 11:59 pm Invite your friends and family to Dine with Pride at […]

The L.A. Rams have become the first NFL team to sponsor the LGBT. The team have joined forces with Venice Pride to show that support for the month of June. For the 2nd annual pride event, the Rams have adopted the blue in the beach’s sign which is the letter “C” in the Venice rainbow […]

Nigeria is a country slow to honor LGBTQ rights. In many cases, even supporting LGBT people can land you in jail, which is what happened last week  in  the African country. Sadly, Nigerian law enforcement arrested 53 men for attending an unofficial same-sex wedding, according to the BBC. The arrests happened last Saturday in the northern […]

Guy Anthony and George Johnson founded the nonprofit, Black, Gifted, and Whole, to help empower young, queer Black men through mentoring and scholarship at HBCUs.

See the "Orange Is the New Black" couple's first official wedding photo!

American Idol singer La’Porsha Renae is causing controversy once again. Less than a year ago, the runner up for the popular singing competition caused outrage when she said, “I am one of the people who don’t really agree with that lifestyle. I wasn’t brought up that way. It wasn’t how I was raised.” She further explains […]

Former star athlete, Caitlyn Jenner is speaking out against Donald Trump’s recent rollback of federal protections for transgender students.On Wednesday, the Trump administration lifted federal guidelines initiated by the former Obama administration allowing transgender students to use the public school bathroom and locker rooms that align with their gender identity. Amidst the decision, Jenner voiced her support […]

The new policy will allow young boys to join the organization based on their gender identity...

The other day on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Ellen did a tribute video to the Former POTUS Barack Obama. She started off by saying, “Eight years ago it would have been hard to believe that could repeal, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, pass the Hate Crimes Act and legalize Marriage Equality all with one President. But yes […]