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  • #Slay: Perfectly-imperfect and unapologetic, androgynous performers take drag next level

      HOUSTON– “I’m not perfect, but I’m perfect for you” is the title of the 1986 song belted by the hauntingly iconic beauty Grace Jones, who set the standard when it comes to androgyny. Often imitated — never duplicated– and an enigma to both men and women alike, Jones is in a league of her own. Her features were defined, her persona was bold and, to look at her, one might have been afraid or a bit confused. Masculine, yet […]

  • #Slay: Exploring Houston’s drag community

    HOUSTON — CW39.com is taking an in-depth look at Houston’s drag community. From the lingo to the fashion, the club scene to the pageants and, more so, the overall understanding and acceptance, we are going underground to completely debunk myths and rumors and expose the world to a lifestyle that has a dominating presence in everyday culture. This web-exclusive series will touch on topics like drag-influenced makeup, pop culture, health issues, separation and segregation in the drag community and more. […]

  • Lawsuit claims former volleyball player gang-raped by up to 8 Baylor University football players

    HOUSTON — A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a former Baylor University volleyball player who says she was brutally gang-raped by up to eight football players in 2012. The lawsuit claims that university staff and officials ignored the student’s cries, and the cries of countless other women who also reported being raped by male athletes enrolled at the university. The volleyball player, who was enrolled at Baylor from the fall of 2011 to the spring of 2013, says […]

  • #Slay: “Death Drop” with the Drag Gawds — it’s all about the performance

    Let’s get that vocabulary together for ya for this piece! Urban Dictionary: Gawd: Slang term for “God” or “god” Death drop: A type of dance when a dancer dramatically falls backwards into a struck pose on the ground, usually to end a dance. HOUSTON — We often harp on glitz and glitter when it comes to the infamous world of drag performance— the extravagant costumes, the bold wigs and impeccable self-made curvature. And yet, so much remains to be said about […]

  • #Slay: The Makeover Takeover: How drag queens inspire the way women “beat” their faces today

    HOUSTON — The beauties behind a bold look that is sweeping the nation are not exactly who — or what — you think. Nobody does drag better than the “Queens” — Drag Queens, that is. For years, female impersonators have been emulating women — to perfection we may add. But now, the tables have turned. Now, women want to master the makeup techniques of the drag divas, and no one #SLAYS better than Alexye’us Paris, a headliner in the Houston […]

  • President George H.W. Bush released from Houston Methodist Hospital

    HOUSTON — President George H.W. Bush was discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital Friday after being treated for a mild case of bronchitis, his spokesperson, Jim McGrath, confirmed. The 92-year-old was admitted to the hospital on April 14, suffering from pneumonia. After several days of treatment, McGrath announced that Bush was getting plenty of rest and his spirits remained high. His condition continued to improve, and he was sent home to rest in the care of his loving family. “President and Mrs. […]

  • Historic bricks in Freedmen’s Town removed

    HOUSTON — Houston residents living in the city’s Fourth Ward are fighting back once again after watching construction workers destroy an invaluable piece of history. The bricks in Freedmen’s Town are more than street pavement, but rather a symbol of freedom. After the Civil War, free slaves laid down the bricks as they built the district just east of Downtown. On Monday, the city started ripping the road apart. Mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted the work was not authorized and should […]

  • Are you ready to drool? Hopdoddy Burger Bar opens new Houston location

    HOUSTON — Are you ready for a mouth-watering surprise? Hopdoddy Burger Bar, known for its wide variety of high-quality burgers, house-made buns, local craft beer and hand cut Kennebec fries, is open its third location in Houston on Tuesday. The new location, which is in the Vintage Park Shopping Center, will have the same popular menu, featuring burgers made with a variety freshly ground proteins like American Grass Fed Kobe, chicken and sushi-grade tuna. Menu highlights include the Magic Shroom made […]

  • Flix Fix: The Lost City of Z, The Promise and Free Fire

    HOUSTON — A weekend of historical epics as The Lost City of Z and The Promise make their big screen debut. Film critic Dustin Chase reviews Charlie Hunnam and his Amazon adventure plus Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale battling history in The Promise. Also new in theaters this weekend is SXSW action film Free Fire, a 90-minute shootout starring Brie Larson and Armie Hammer. What to see and what to skip, our film critic has the reviews you need to […]