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Website: Editor in Chief Allen Grubaugh Contributing Writers Allen Grubaugh Blue Jean Granny DJ Arnold DJ Mark D DJ Jeff White DJ Wild Joseph Norman Mario Mares Tamika Caston The Bartender Thomas “DJ Big Daddy” Edmonds

November 9th, 2012 November 15th, 2012 Volume 1, Issue 35 TWIT DJ Spotlight DJ PAPI


Music Charts


Granny’s Kitchen 12 Need another Dessert Recipe? Bartender’s Favorite Cocktail 18 Four Bartenders, Four Drinks, Four Cities Social Apps Lessons from The Bartender


New Book Release 24 Tom Ufert’s Adversity Builds Character TWIT Retro Rewind Peggy Scott


Real Girl Marti Gould Cummings


TWIT Caliente 36 Latino Spotlight on Flavio Benavides Jr TWIT Events Calendar Events All Over Texas


TWIT Music Macy Gray


New Music Release Christina Aguilera


New DVD Release Barbara Streisand


TWIT Bar & Club Guide 52 Texas-wide GLBT Club Listings Homoscopes


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DJ Spotlight

By DJ Mark D Everything is LARGE in Texas… we are the ultimate size queen magnet! Houston often has a hometown feel, but if you look at it from a DJ’s perspective, there are a lot of nightclubs and bars there. You and I both know that it doesn’t matter how cool the club/bar is, if the DJ is wrong, the party blows – and not in the good way lol! My schedule doesn’t always allow me to go out and go hard, but while in Houston last week, I headed out to the Eagle….where I discovered (or rediscovered) an amazing DJ talent in our midst: DJ Papi. Papi has been spinning in Houston since the old Venture-N days back in the 90s, but his story began long before that. “The first time I started playing records was when I was 12, back in the early 80s. I remember I used to play the records for my Uncle as got dressed to go to the Disco. I always wanted to go where he was going. I didn’t realize that was the start of my DJ career!” He fell in love with the music and in 1981 began buying records, “My first album was the GoGo’s Beauty and the Beat. Years later, my first 12” inch club mix would be Bryan Ferry Don’t Stop the Dance.” He was so in love with buying records that he would secretly skip using the lunch money he got from his folks to squirrel it away for the music store! Later in the 80s, during the Club 6400/93Q (Top 40 format not Country) days, DJ Papi would record the live show on Saturday nights. Having only one turntable

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– sans pitch control, he would try to mix in and out of his taped recording of the radio and his records. “I had to get it right every time. That didn’t happen. I used to pass out my cassettes around school.” For years this went on, and he became quite adept at this practice, so in 1999, he scored a job at the Venture-N. “Professionally, I started in 1999 at the Venture-N. I was scared because there they had two turntables and two CD players!” Finally given access to some pro equipment, his wings began to spread and he was able to truly flex his muscles with the music. Feeding off the crowd of when the other clubs would close, Papi’s dance floor was packed weekly at the Venture-N. “Good thing cell phones didn’t exist back then. I was a bad bad boy at the Venture-N. That was my first taste of popularity. Guys wanted to give me head or sleep with me” he laughs. His popularity grew and he was asked to spin at the Pride parade back in 2005. Papi is currently spinning at Eagle Houston every Friday night. “I play House, Pop, Tech, & mix it up with some retro beats from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s or 2000’s! We have a big 90’s club following so I play that every chance I get.” The music that really drives Papi are 70s Disco and 80s synth/industrial sounds that we all love, “that’ll get me running to the Dancefloor every time! Oh and I must not forget Grace Jones. She is one of my top 3 idols of all time. I used to want to look like her as a child!”


Between his DJ career and his home life, Papi seems to be truly fulfilled and happy. “I have been with my partner for 9 years now. We have 3 puppies and they keep me busy during the day. I write songs and make crafts from crap. It keeps my brain cells stimulated.” Looking forward to the future of music and our scene, Papi enthusiastically embraces where things are headed, “The EDM (Electronic Dance Music) industry has come a long way since one sided Disco albums. It seems that the US has finally embraced Dance music, whereas the rest of the world has been playing dance music in their everyday life. I’m seeing the new generation of kids listening to live broadcasts of the club scene all over again. Sophisticated equipment now replaces what DJs spent years to do. The industry continues to evolve itself. From the deejay that now has a platform forhis mixes to the artists using social media outlets to promote their music. You no longer need a record label, but you still need creativity. The EDM scene has exploded and that’s a great thing.” You can experience the music of DJ Papi weekly at Eagle Houston (213 Milam Street, Houston), so just pop by and you’ll get a taste of what’s hot – new and old. Also, you can check out his site at for some of his homegrown H-Town mixes for you to listen to. DJ Papi knows what drives a dance floor, and that is all I need to keep me….. under the mirrorball! TWIT

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Club Traxx JD Arnold (Eagle Houston) 1. Sweet Nothing Calvin Harris/Florence & The Machine 2. Heartbeat - Diva Convention 3. World In Your Hands Denis The Menace & Syke ‘N’ Sugarstarr 4. Something For The Weekend Dave Aude ft Luciana 5. Diamonds - Rihanna

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7. Shinin’ on Me - Jerrod Niemann 8. So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore Alan Jackson 9. Fastest Girl in Town - Miranda Lambert 10 . Pontoon - Little Big Town

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In the Kitchen

By Blue Jean Granny

ello Friends,

Need another dessert recipe? Of course you do. Who doesn’t? Desserts are my weakness, well one of them anyway, and breads run a close second. (Side note, bread is not really hard to make and if you want to give it a whirl, drop me a note and if enough of you are interested, I have a couple of killer bread recipes to share.) My mouth waters just thinking about them. Fall and Thanksgiving just seem to scream for apples, pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves, brown sugar and all of the wonderful smells you associate with comfort and home. Years ago I went to a craft fair and one of the booths was selling fake pies. They looked like pies but they were aroma objects. There was apple, pumpkin, pecan and various other ones. I purchased an apple one and could not wait to get it home and try it in my own kitchen. You would put the pie in an oven with very low heat and that would cause the wonderful smell to fill the house. You could use them over and over again. It certainly made the house smell inviting and cozy. Certainly not like a lot of the little bottles you set around or sprays that promise to make your home smell like a Christmas tree, an apple orchard, fresh orange juice or whatever scent you chose, but in fact are usually much to strong and metallically. Sure would like to find that crafty lady from the craft fair again I love having my home smell homey. We are going to make your home smell homey today, but it won’t last long, especially if you share

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a slice or three with a friend. This is an apple cake. You know there are hundreds of varieties of apples, it is hard to know which one to use. You can use most any one. However, I prefer one that does not turn to mush when cooked. Granny Smith, Gala or Golden Delicious are three good ones to my taste. So use your favorite apple. The cake texture may not be the same, but I bet the taste will be just as wonderful.

Apple Cake with a Caramel Glaze Ingredients FOR THE PAN 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon Enough shortening to grease pan CAKE 4 apples, chopped small 3 Eggs 1 cup oil 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon GLAZE 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 tablespoons milk


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3. If you are really a sweet freak like me, you may want to double or even triple the glaze recipe. A little warm glaze to pour over is nice.

DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a Bundt or tube pan. Combine cinnamon and sugar and coat pan with mixture. Leave any mixture that does not stick to sides in the pan, do not shake it out like you would excess flour in regular cake recipes. In a large bowl; mix together apples, eggs, and oil with an electric mixer. Add flour, sugar, baking soda, and cinnamon; mix well. Pour into prepared pan and bake about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow cake to rest in pan for at least 10 minutes before inverting onto a cake plate. To prepare glaze, combine butter, brown sugar and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Spoon glaze over cake. Allow to cool before serving. Hints: 1. Be sure to chop your apples fine you do not want big hunks in your cake.

4. To change the cake up a little, you could add about a half cup of finely chopped pecans to the batter, then after you glaze sprinkle lightly with more pecans. Just saying, granny likes apples and pecans together. Added to your Thanksgiving table or just as an everyday treat I think you will enjoy this apple cake, at least I hope so. By the way, if you are remembering a recipe you liked and have misplaced it, you can now find all of my recipes online. Just visit and look under archives. There you will find all of the recipes we have printed to date. Until next we meet, do work smart, play hard and take time out for a cookie. Show Blue Jean Granny how much you love her recipes and hints or make a dish suggestion for upcoming articles. You can reach her by email at

2. Mix your ingredients well but do not beat as you might a layer cake.

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Pics - Dallas Nightlife Photos by Eric Dickson

Casey & Paul at The Brick

Brian Marc & Rob at The Brick

Construction Zombies

Sunel at The Brick

Norma, Antonio & Vicent at The Brick

Mike, Drew, Rusty, Frank, Gabe & Bill The Eagle

Russel & Ebony Firefly at Brick

Kevin at The Brick

Rick & Ryan at Pekers

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Chris, nameLaurie & George at The Brick


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Pics - Dallas Nightlife Photos by Eric Dickson

Ashley Dior at Miss Charity America

Anthony at Round Up Saloon Sable Alexander at Miss Charity America

Kesha & Hillary at The Brick

Kevin & Ryan at The Brick

Linze Serrell at Miss Charity America

James & Friends at Round Up Saloon

Tony & Tom at The Hidden Door

Anthony at The Brick

Chris & Chanel at Miss Charity America

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Danielle Starr & Lips Larue at Eagle

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By The Bartender

unlocked the front door and almost hit my first customer in the ass when I pushed the door open. He turned, mumbled something and hurried past me. “Hello to you too, Bitch,” I mumbled in return. He sat waiting for me at the bar, head hung low. My first thought was that this boy was already drunk. I came around and asked what he wanted to drink. His head rose and I noticed his red, puffy eyes. Oh, great. I gotta play psychiatrist so early in my damn shift. “Bitch, why are you crying?” I asked in my ever so gentle way. He responded that he had just broken up with his boyfriend. “How long were you guys together?” He wiped his eye, “A week.” My bar towel flew through the air and slapped him across the face. Call me crazy, but a week doesn’t merit this kind of emotional distress. Before he could react to my harsh beating I said, “Well, the trip to the bathhouse must’ve not cured you of your depression.” He was flabbergasted! “I was NOT at the bathhouse! That’s disgusting!” I smiled and said, “Honey, you’re sitting under a black light. I can see the cum in your hair.” With his tail between his legs (and God knows what else) he moved stools and ordered a drink. He took out his phone and opened up Grindr, Scruff, Jack’d and Adam4Adam. This boy was on a mission! My crowd started picking up and before long the bar was bustling with guys ranging in age from 21 through 71. I looked around and never have I seen the tops of so many heads before… with the exception of that one night at Mid-Town Spa. Everyone was hunched over looking at their phones. Every single person was on a “friend

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finder” app. These apps make it easy to chat, meet or hook-up with guys around the area. I had one of those moments where I showed my age. “Back in MY day, we went to a bar and TALKED to people.” I’ve seen groups of friends sit at a table and every single one of them has their face buried in their phone. Whether it be updating Facebook or cruising the guys around the area, they’re not socializing with the person right in front of them! I posed a challenge to a group once. I had everyone put their phones down and the first person to pick their phone up to get on a social app would buy the next round of drinks. It was so difficult for these bitches! I could see them fidgeting and reaching for their phones unconsciously. After about twenty minutes, they became engulfed in their conversation and the apps were ignored. This was of course after three rounds of drinks. I’m not opposed to these apps, but I find it ridiculous to text someone that’s across the bar instead of just going up to that person and talking to them. Have we become so antisocial that we need a piece of electric plastic to break the ice with another person? A friend argued that some people are too shy to go up to someone at a bar or even GO to a bar. Sometimes people just don’t like bars so they rely on these apps to meet people. “How many friends have you made on these apps?” I asked. “Lots!” he responded. “Friends not tricks,” I continued. “Friends that you did not fuck around with on the first meeting and that you can just hang out with.” He rolled his eyes which to me was the answer I was looking for.


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I used to have a few of these apps. They were fun to look at and see how many guys were around the area. But, guys, some advice: UPDATE YOUR PICTURES! My God, some of you guys are still using pictures from ten years ago! I know we’d all like to think we look the same, but, honeys, I’ve seen you in person. The hair is thinner (regardless of the plugs), the guts are thicker (regardless of the Spanx), and the face has a few of more wrinkles (regardless of the Oil of Old Lady). And that’s okay! It’s called age! Embrace it! There’s nothing worse than showing up to meet a trick and realizing their profile was a lie. They turn out to be ten years older, seven inches shorter (in more places than one), and fifty pounds heavier. And I question profiles with only torso shots. The chest and arms may look great, but what about the face? Looking at a sexy torso is one thing, but if the head doesn’t match, I wouldn’t go there. I’m big on kissing, but if the body looks like a porn star and the face looks like the Elephant Man, we got a problem. So, once again guys: Update your profile pictures and information…with the truth. As I said, I’m not against these apps. Hell, I met my partner online! But we took things the oldfashioned way; slow. We met, went out on a lot of dates, got to know each other, and then eventually got tangled in the sheets. It was only after I started having an emotional connection with him that we had sex. And it’s worked for us.

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Social apps are what you make of them. You can use them for chatting, cruising, stalking, hookups, increasing your photo library, whatever. But don’t rely on them as a magical way to meet someone, especially if that person is just a few feet away. Doing so says that you don’t have enough self-esteem and courage. Have the balls to go up to them and introduce yourself. Nothing says confidence like a handshake and a greeting. And if you don’t have any friends and rely on social apps to meet people, put the phone down and come to the bar. I’ll introduce you to some of my customers…that aren’t crazy. Thanks and take care of each other, guys.



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Pics - San Antonio Nightlife Photos by Allen Grubaugh, Mario Mares and Steven Parker

Heather & Lyndsey at SA Country

David, Reed, Captain, & Norm at Sparky’s

Contest Winner Jesse at SA Country

Dee, Sara, Trey, Jerry, Brit, & Richie at Essence

Sasha-Switch Night at The Saint

Bartenders Paul and Eddie at the Silver Dollar

EJ, Sir V, Boy Ryan, Esmeralda Kana Jaymes, Roger, & Gary at Annex

James, Rita, Roland at Silver Dollar

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John, Jessie & Friend at Heat


Bart at Annex

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Pics - San Antonio Nightlife Photos by Allen Grubaugh, Mario Mares and Steven Parker

Angel & Andy at Pegasus

Brian, Scott, Tod, & James at Annex

Carlos & Hunter at Sparky’s

Thomas, Eddy, & Kevin at Essence

Joey & Kareem at SA Country

Sir V & Esmeralda Kana Jaymes at Annex

Jeff, Dave, Heather, Jesse at SA Country

Robert, Anthony, Travis, & Daniel at Heat

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Shelley-Switch Night at The Saint


Mark & Laura at Essence

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New Book Release 11/13 From November 1st through Thanksgiving of 2012, $2 of every Adversity Builds Character eBooks will be donated to the American Red Cross for the victims of superstorm Sandy. Adversity Builds Character is the story of a young man’s life struggles to find his way through trials and tribulations, family turmoil, three disabilities, self-determination and personal judgment. This transformational life experience, like so many, demonstrates the triumph of the human spirit over the pitfalls in our modern world. From a divorce wrecked family life brought on by that of a disease ridden single mom, he is blessed with the first of many second chances. His godmother and her family, which becomes his stepparents, cause him to overcome personal character flaws. This new home life radically averts potential disaster and leads him to greater heights by redirecting the God-given talents of his character leading to never before realized academic and social achievements. At the height of his newfound career, his world is shattered yet again by the sudden tragic loss of his mother in a bizarre event of a mercy killing and suicide. While attempting to put this catastrophe behind him, drinking and sexual experimentation almost ruin his future hopes of a promising political career. He decides to study abroad and finds the first real love of his life. Yet short-lived and having to return, divorce of his stepparents again forces a change of direction, ultimately pointing the way to his true self. While postponing his career, he relocates and

discovers a world where he finally feels at home and accepted without ridicule. As is so often the case where comfort and overconfidence leads to weakness and self-destruction, it is at this moment that one either succumbs to the burden of outside influence or gathers up all his strength to rise above like a phoenix. From November 1st through Thanksgiving of 2012, $2 of every eBook sold at http:// will be donated to the American Red Cross for the victims of superstorm Sandy. Furthermore, a percentage of all book sales during Reign XXXIV of the Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington will be donated to that organization’s community AIDs fundraising endeavors. Author Tom Ufert has also pledged 10% of all book sales during any weekend that he hosts a book signing at a Texas Court’s coronation. Print versions of the book maybe found at the author’s website TWIT

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Pics - Austin Nightlife Photos by Aryel Pena and Mario Mares

Tony, Nicco, Donny, Chris at Rain

Robert and his ladies at Republic

Chris Rockaway at Rain

Foster vs Masked Avenger at Iron Bear

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Fun couple at Republic

Aryel, Cody at Iron Bear

Bart, Mike at Iron Bear

Christian and Nadine at Republic


Cute Couple at Republic

Kayla and John at Republic

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Pics - Austin Nightlife Photos by Aryel Pena and Mario Mares

Popeye and Olive Oil

Reagan Reynolds at Republic

Cazwell at Republic

Brian, Garrett at Iron Bear

Nicco at Rain

Raphael Angel at Republic

Robert, Rusty, Ken at Iron Bear

Donny Wright at Rain

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Paul, Ricky at Iron Bear


John at Iron Bear

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Retro Rewind

By JD Arnold

I decided to go way back for Retro Rewind this time to a track that dates back to the 70s, but did not become popular in Houston until the mid to late 80s. On a visit to my homeland in 1983, I decided to go through the remnants of my record collection that still remained in my parent’s house, located near Brighton, England. Mum was so happy that I might be clearing out more space! I was a vinyl junkie from the age of thirteen and over the years collected so many gems. I would take the train up to London and go to one of my favorite specialty record stores, usually Groove Records located in one of the seedier parts of Soho. I would spend hours searching through the vinyl and listening to the new releases, hoping that I had beaten the other DJ’s to the pick of the crop! On one such occasion I came across a Northern Soul 12-inch that had been pressed on clear vinyl. On first listen it had an instant appeal, even though the sound was different to the popular disco of the day. The piano riff immediately grabs your attention and then the powerful vocals take over. During the following months the track gained some popularity at my residency at Brighton’s premier Gay dance club, but never really became a big hit for me. This was at the height of Disco when Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’ and Sister Sledge’s ‘We Are Family’ were topping the dance and pop charts, so it is not surprising that this little gem got lost in the mix! So… back to 1984 when I rediscovered the clear vinyl 12-inch in my old collection – I listened again to the track and realized this Northern Soul pounder could have great appeal now that disco was a dirty

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word. It had the same appeal as the then current High Energy sound of the 80s! Just FYI, Northern Soul refers to the r & b sound that became popular at the mega dance clubs in northern England in the 60s and 70s. The record I bought back to Houston with me was Peggy Scott’s ‘You’ve Got It All’. The timing was right and nobody else in Houston had the record at that time - so it became my signature track and probably the most requested record I have ever had! So much so that my coworkers and friends grew to dread me playing the inevitable request! It became so popular that I could just line the record up on the turntable and the video camera operator would show a live close up of the clear vinyl projected onto the giant video screen and the crowd would start screaming in anticipation. Not many records ever gain that kind of response (love or hate)! Although Peggy Scott recorded the song in Jackson Mississippi, its original release was in the UK as a 12-inch single on the Pinnacle record label. As for Peggy she was more known for her earlier r & b singles that brushed the Top 40s in the late 60s, then her discofied “You’ve Got It All” in the late 70s and 80s. She did, however, experience a brief revival in the 90s on the R & B/ Soul charts. She probably has no idea the Houston Gay scene would ‘do a flip- flop from the rooftops’ every time I played her! This is one of those records I just might slip into my marathon sets at Eagle when Dirty Disco comes around again! See you on the dance floor.



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The rejection from peers hurt his young feelings, but it also made him want to work harder to find his authentic self: a persona that would eventually gain him notoriety for its masterful teetering between male and female. “Although I may be dressed in women’s clothing, I do not consider myself a drag queen,” he says. “I am a performer who simply bends the rules a little. “I am androgynous or, if I must give an exact name, I would call myself a drodge-queen. I like to be me with a little sequin and stiletto.” His uniqueness has won Cummings legions of fans throughout the world. Since making his cabaret debut in 2005 at The Duplex in New York’s Greenwich Village, he has performed many of the cities most popular hotspots including current shows at The Ritz, XL Nightclub, New World Stages, Barracuda and Industry Bar.

By Joseph Norman “Real Girl,” a new documentary short film by director Aaron Snow, captures a day-in-the-life of gay nightlife’s most glittering gender-bender, Marti Gould Cummings. The film (which borrows the name from Cummings’ music single, with new dance remixes being re-released this Fall) reveals the double life led by Cummings and performers like him who juggle remaining elusive during the day with being ubiquitous at night; and the inevitable toll it takes on them. Viewers get a peek into what lay beneath the sparkly fabulousness presented on stage as they witness Cummings relishing in the red carpet spotlight while simultaneously tackling the everyday life problems of the common man.

Headlining these nightly bar performances is how Cummings came to the attention of Aaron Snow, a film student at NYU, who approached

“There was a time in my life when I was heavy into drugs and alcohol,” reflects Real Girl’s Marti Gould Cummings. “I have been clean and sober for two years now. I owe a lot of that to going back to my roots and remembering the love and support I have had from my family and close friends.” Growing up on a farm in Maryland, Cummings says he was the flamboyant boy on the playground, running around, belting show tunes at the top of his lungs. “I flew from my mother’s vagina on a broomstick with sequins exploding out my ass,” he laughs. But the sad truth is he didn’t have any real friends until the eighth grade. Instead, he would perform skits for an imaginary audience, pretending to be making his Broadway debut in Cats and Annie. He loved the fantasy of dress up. Heels and costumes made him feel glamorous.

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him to be the subject of a documentary short he was making for school. Never one to shy away from the camera, Cummings promptly agreed. After viewing the film’s rough edits, Snow and Cummings began to contemplate making it more than a school project and submitting the documentary to festivals. “The film brilliantly captures both my personal and performance sides, which can often times be in conflict with one another,” admits Cummings. Still, he sees the documentary as an opportunity to mainstream drag comedy.

“I love RuPaul’s Drag Race but all those girls are so pretty,” he says. “I think ladies like Dina Martini and Miss Richfield are great examples of putting the funny face of gender bending into the mainstream. We have so many TV programs with gay and lesbian characters now. Maybe it’s time to throw someone like me into the mix. “Now that would redefine the new normal,” he laughs. “But then again, I don’t know that I could ever get used to being normal.” For more information, visit Martingouldcummings. TWIT

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Cover and Centerfold Models perform at BJ’s NXS Photo Credit: Tom Rubeck Garments provided by:

Pics - Galveston Nightlife Photos by Tom Long

Ted at Stars Beach Club

Kourtney Paige Van Wells at Stars Beach Club

Christine at Robert’s LaFitte

John & David at Pink Dolphin

Terrie, Renee, Juan, Albert & Gene at Stars Beach Club

Scott, Matthew & Devin at Pink Dolphin Tavern

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Robert & Shawn at 3rd Coast


Jada @ Robert’s LaFitte

Bartenders Steven and Tim at 3rd Coast

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(To Read this article in English visit

Creando tu Proprio Destino Por Mario Mares

Flavio Benavidez Jr

Traducción al español por Tamika Caston Flavio Benavides, Jr. ha creado obras de arte bellas de famoso, políticos y cualquier persona que haya tocado su corazón en una manera u otra. Flavio es listo, ingenioso y sincero. Lo que ves es lo que recibes. No hay gris, todo es en blanco y negro. De un pueblo chico llamado Tulia, Florida, él tiene 46 años y ha vivido en San Antonio desde hace los últimos 10 años. Se fue de su casa a los 15 años y vivía en Dallas, Galveston, Amarillo, Denver y Dallas de nuevo 2 años después, en donde,

Patti: This is the piece that she was supposed to sign but ended up taking

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según él, “Nada ha cambiado.” Él es una persona que ha sobrevivido casi todo. No oculta nada de él a ninguna persona. Involucrado con drogas, el alcohol y fiestas, Flavio ya está sobrio desde hace los últimos 5 años. Comenzó a dibujar a una edad joven, pero nunca tomó clases de arte. Decidió a convertir su pasión para el arte a lo que se llama, “Papel Picado de Precisión.” Flavio comenzó este método hace 25 años cuando vivía en Dallas y trabajaba para Caven Enterprises. ¿Y quiénes eran sus primero modelos? Las fotos de TWIT Magazine. Sí, Flavio miraría a ciertas fotos en la revista TWIT y las tomaría para crear arte. Lo que implica su arte es sencillo—una cartulina y papel blanco. Corta pedazos de papel blanco, algunos son medianos, pero mayormente son pedacitos chiquitos. Los acomoda en la cartulina negra y él procede a recrear la foto. Sus obras de arte son verdaderamente increíbles y únicas. Personas de toda la ciudad de Dallas lo conocía plenamente como “Flavio el artista.” Recordemos que estas obras son creadas por alguien sin conocimiento ninguno de arte. Él siempre sabía que tenía un talento para el arte y sus pensamientos eran, “Dios le da a cada quien algo con qué y para qué trabajar. Así que yo iba a usar los talentos que Dios eligió para mí.” Desde entonces, Flavio ha hecho obras con KD Lang, Patti LaBelle, Greg Louganis, Eartha Kitt, Troy Aikman, Terrence Trent D´Arby, Dra. Elizabeth Kupler Ross y también del mismo San Antonio, Sofonda St. John. Y para todos Uds. fanáticos de los Spurs de San Antonio, también ha creado Manu Ginobili. Su acolada más grande fue cuando él fue pedido a crear un mural grande para la entonces gobernadora Ann Richards. El mural fue ubicado en el lado del edificio en donde estuvo exhibido para un gran evento para recaudar fondos. Fue colocado


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estratégicamente para que el Presidente y la Señora Clinton, participantes en el evento, vieran su trabajo increíble. Lo que le sorprendió a Flavio más fue cuando él, un joven de un pueblo chiquito, fue invitado a un “almuerzo particular” con la Gobernadora Richards. Cuando salió del ascensor, la Gobernadora Richards estaba allí esperando a saludarlo. Ella le preguntó a Flavio de su retrato, “¿Realmente me veo así?” y él no supo que decir. A pesar de todo, estaba hablando con la gobernadora del estado de Texas. Pero antes de que él decía algo, ella mismo respondió, “Sí, así me veo.” Después de un almuerzo bueno con ella y mientras ella se iba del edificio, Flavio seguía repitiendo a sí mismo, “¿Realmente tuve un almuerzo privado con la Gobernadora Richards?” ¡Así es! Sus obras fueron llevadas a Patti LaBelle y Greg Louganis a 2 eventos distintos y todo de lo que Flavio quería era un autógrafo. Pues a Patti y Greg les gustaron tanto que se les quedaron con las obras lo cual Flavio dice que es, “el mejor cumplido dado por un famoso.” También, Flavio tuvo la oportunidad a conocer uno de sus ídolos, Eartha Kitt. Se recuerda como si fuera ayer. Estaba esperando en la cola en una firma de libros de ella. Él se dijo a sí mismo, “Sal de esta cola. No tienes ningún derecho estar aquí esperando que ella te conozca y mucho menos que ella quiera ver un retrato creado para ella.” Pero él se

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permaneció en la cola, y temblando, le dio a ella el retrato a firmar. Sra. Kitt le llamó a su séquito a venir a ella y todos vinieron rápidamente porque no sabían lo que estaba pasando. Ella exclamó en su voz conocida, “Esto es bellísimo. Alguien tráeme un bolígrafo dorado para que yo pueda firmar para este hombre que “A different world” me ha recreado en una manera en que nadie más ha hecho.” Todos seguían hablando de la obra mientras él se fue con la obra ya firmada en su mano. ¡Fue directamente a JR´s en Cedar Spring y le dijo al barman que le diera 7 shots de Goldshlager! El barman no sabía que fue lo que le pasó, pero Flavio le mostró la obra firmada y el barman le dio los 7 tragos inmediatamente. Flavio también ha tenido el privilegio a dar 2 obras de arte a dos de las “Fab Four” Donna Day y Naomi Sims. Él le dio a cada una su proprio retrato en el aniversario de estar en el arte de ilusión por 25 años. Estoy seguro que estará contactando a Hot Chocolate y Tasha Kohl y estará creando sus obras muy pronto. También, él ha hecho retratos de Madonna, Ricky Martin y Bette Midler. Yo le pregunté a cuáles otros famosos le gustaría crear y dijo inmediatamente, “Cher y Barbra Streisand, pero tendría demasiado miedo de arruinarlas. Son divas, así que ¡no podría arruinarlas así!” En términos de arte religiosa, ha hecho dos—ambos han sido de Moisés. Se ha quedado con uno y lo quiere donar a una iglesia aún no ha decidido a cuál. La otra rendición está colgada en Veteran: El Primo una iglesia en Israel.


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“The Dance”

Autographed Manu Ginobili 2011

La mamá de Flavio la llevó con ella cuando viajó a Israel. Al mostrar la obra, les gustó y allí se ha permanecido hasta hoy después de muchos años. Le pregunté a Flavio si había un famoso con quién le gustaría trabajar y su respuesta fue inmediata: Lady Gaga. Pero el trabajo que quiere hacer con ella es distinto que cualquier trabajo que ha hecho en el pasado. Quizá un día recibirá su oportunidad a trabajar con ella. Él me dio su idea y visión de lo que quiere hacer con ella y definitivamente llamaría la atención de uno. Probablemente hasta sus propios diseñadores disfrutarían del estilo nuevo que Flavio le traería a esta superestrella que tiene “Monstruos” dondequiera en el mundo. Yo sé que a todos sus fanáticos jóvenes y viejos les gustaría.

“It’s in the Eyes”

22hrs). Pasa, conoce al artista y ¡llévate una obra a casa! Hay servicio en minibús (Shuttle Ride Service) para a cada lugar. Para información del último minuto, visita al También se puede llamar al 210-785-0743. A Flavio no se cree un artista en el sentido común, sino que “tenía un sueño y lo quería realizar.” Vive bajo este código y les suplica a todos que debieran vivir bajo el mismo código y echarle ganas a realizar sus sueños. Se puede conectar a Flavio a través de su página web en Facebook “Visions by Flavio.” TWIT

Las obras de Flavio pueden ser observados viernes, el 9 de noviembre en Artwalk, un evento mensual de los segundos viernes. “Art on the Hill” por Tobin Hill corre de las 6pm – 10pm (18hrs –

“Texas Pride”



“Fabian’s Joy”

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Pics - El Paso Nightlife Mr. and Miss Halloween 2012 The Warehouz

Photos by The Dovarazzi

Contestant #2 in talent Competition

Miss Halloween 2011 Jaidah Simon’a

Contestant #1 in talent Competition

Jonathan and Esteban Chris and Danielle

Contestant #3 in talent Competition

Mr. Halloween 2011-Jordan Mathews in final performance

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Miss Halloween Jaidah Simon’a in final performance


Nena and Becky

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Photos by The Dovarazzi

Contestant and friend

Carlos and Andy

Dimitri and his nurses

Dimitri Kline and Paige Simon’a

Jordan and Dimitri Nikko and daughter D’andra

Jordan and his Ghoulfriends

The Girls

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Danity, Jaidah and Paige Simon’a Danity, Jaidah and Paige Simon’a


Mr. and Miss Halloween 2012- Dimitri Kline and Paige Simon’a

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Friday, November 9



29th Annual Denim Party, Brazos River Bottom, 2400 Brazos St, Houston 5 pm

Scott Angle and the Cold Cold Hearts, Club 606, 606 E. 7th, Austin, 10 pm – 2 am

Legendary Ladies hosted by Lady Shamu, 10:30 pm, F Bar, 202 Tuam Street, Houston


San Antonio

The Men of, The Brick, 2525 Wycliff Ave, Dallas, 5pm to 9pm

Country Tea Dance with DJ Dwaine The SA Country, 10127 Coachlight St.

Angie Landers with Gary Poe on Piano 9pm Pekers, 2615 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas

Monday, November 12


San Antonio

Cowboy Harvest Pumpkin Show, Brazos, 2400 Brazos St., Houston, 9 pm

Karaoke with Michael R, The SA Country, 10127 Coachlight Street, 9:30 pm

Saturday, November 10

Tuesday November 13

Austin Sweat Saturdays feat. Kennedy Davenport with DJ Syko hosted by Nadine Hughes and Rachel Mykels 9pm til 3:30am Republic 301 W 5th St Austin

Corpus Christi

Dallas Kylie Minogue Album Release Party, 11p JR’s, 3923 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas

San Antonio

The Bar Nutts Band, Hidden Door, 802 S. Staples, Corpus Christi, 9 pm to 12

Tuesday Talent Night at the Saint, showtime at 11:30 pm 800 Lexington, San Antonio


Wednesday, November 14

Military Uniform Night, The Dallas Eagle, 5740 Maple Ave., Dallas, 9 pm

Austin Whompadelic, Club 606, 606 E. 7th, Austin, 9 pm - 2 am

Hunter Valentine, Sue Ellen’s , 3014 Throckmorton, Dallas, 2 shows, 9 pm and midnight

Karaoke with Kenny at the Iron Bear 121 W 8th St, Austin 9:30 to close


San Antonio

7th Annual 3rd Coast Employee Turnabout Benefit for Galveston AIDS Foundation, 3rd Coast Downtown, 2416 Post Office St, Galveston, 8 pm

Dance Lessons with Norton followed by Dancing with Dwaine all night, The SA Country, 10127 Coachlight Street,

Sunday, November 11

Thursday, November 15



Sunday Service with host Jenni P, JR’s, 3923 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas, 3-5 pm

Suavecito, the SEXIEST Latin night in Montrose with DJ Bruno from 104.9 Univisionradio. Bayou City Bar and Grill 2409 Grant St, Houston

Veterans Day Party, Round Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, 8 pm to 2 am

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Friday, November 16

Dallas Angie Landers with Gary Poe on Piano 9pm Pekers, 2615 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas

San Antonio No Cover for Active Military and Veterans over 21 with valid Military ID at Military Fridays at Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham

Saturday, November 17

Austin Hillbilly Casino night, Club 606, 606 E. 7th, Austin, 9 pm

Corpus Christi Skirts vs Shirts Show, Hidden Door, 802 S. Staples, Corpus Christi, 8 am to noon, a benefit for Christmas For Kids

Dallas DFW Leather Corps Seminar, The Dallas Eagle, 5740 Maple Ave., Dallas, 2pm to 4pm

Sunday, November 18

San Antonio Country Tea Dance with DJ Dwaine The SA Country, 10127 Coachlight St.

Republic Presents our new weekly Saturday Nights.... Sweat Saturdays!!! The all-night dance party starts at 10 p.m. and goes to 3:30 am. Hosted by Nadine Hughes and Rachel Myles Dance to the best in dance, top 40 remixes, and house with DJ SYKO video mixing on the big screens til 3:30am! Republic Live, 301 West 5th St, Austin

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for a more extensive calendar or to submit your event to be included on the calendar free, visit


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Pics - Ft Worth Nightlife Photos by Eric Dickson

Rainbow Lounge

Dorian at Rainbow Lounge

Best Friends

Crecia & Bliss at Best Friends

Hollister & Sean at Reflection Rainbow Lounge

Tommy, Latasha & Lester Changes

Jessica, Christina, Lisa & James at Best Friends

James, Amber, Lacey, Heather, Christina, Tracy, Kristaline, Stephanie

Amanda & Mercedes at BF



Stephenie & Kristy at Best Friends

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Pics - Houston Nightlife Photos by Paul Stricklin

Steven, Pablo at Crocker

Chris, Ras, Parker at F Bar

Cheers at Bayou City Bar

R, D and company at South Beach

Steve, Mark, Amber, Raymond at Jr’s

Lauren, Anthony at South Beach

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Indigo, Celeste, Chris, Nick at F Bar

Friends at Eagle Houston

Alfonso, Mario, Thomas at Jr’s


Gerrek, Troy, Brett at Meteor

at Eagle Houston

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Pics - Houston Mr. Third Coast Gear Competition Photos by Steven Parker

Mr. 3rd Coast Leather 2012 & Mr. Leather Knight 2012

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I must say that I was surprised and ready to stop and listen. I am very much a Stevie Wonder fan ..and can be very critical of Stevie wonder remakes ..

Macy Gray “Talking Book ” SLC Music By Thomas “DJ Big Daddy” Edmond Macy Gray , is one of those act you love her or hate her , but will say yeah I like one or two of her songs. She has never been someone I played in a club, but she has had a nice set of singles I would add my driving play list on my Ipod ( I Try, Sexual Revolution, Finally Made me Happy, Sex O Matic) I like the fact Macy is becoming a really good actress (Lackawanna Blues, The Paperboy) ,What I like about here is the fact she takes a song and makes it her own and doesn’t try to sound like anyone else and with that voice I don’t think she could but, that’s cool that what makes Macy Gray , and that is that raspy blues voice. I bought Macy Gray’s first two CD’s when they were first released and casually followed her over the years and thought of her as more of a great live act, personality and musician, but forgot how great she is as a worthy recording artist, who’s voice is still refreshing and relevant. Macy has become very independent as a artist and doing it her way and on on her own time .. So To see that this was not only her 2nd album this year ,the other being a covers album(Covers) ,but to see it was a total rework of the classic Stevie Wonder release Talking Book that was made back in 1973

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“Talking Book,” in my opinion, is the return of Macy Gray the serious recording artist and musician. Before listening to this CD, you might think its going to be aby good , cause Macy gray is just talked about in the same book as Stevie Wonder . Macy took this project to heart and very serious , because she made each track her own, with top notch musicians backing her up. “Superstition,” “You and I “ “I Believe” are stand-outs and if these songs weren’t recorded and made famous by Stevie Wonder , they could easily pass as Macy Gray’s own original classic timeless pieces. Her interpretation and dedication to each of these songs is evident in her emotional and authentic delivery. “Blame It On The Sun” is haunting I had to play it back 5 times , I don’t know what it about this song mo matter who remakes it I fall in love with it ( check out Diana Ross version on her cd The Voice Behind The Power) What makes Talking Book even more outstanding and Grammy worthy, is the overall production and packaging. Overall, this is one of the best put together CDS, and being a major Stevie Wonder fan I am very happy to see this love letter as Macy calls it. I am rooting for Macy to win another Grammy for it and get the due respect and recognition she deserves. I will be playing this as apart of my in home get together and dinner parties, This cd is for a true lover of music and I think if you are a Stevie, you will still see Mr Wonder’s vision even thru Macy Gray’s interpretations of the songs. Thomas “DJ Big Daddy” Edmond operates and can be reached at



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Pics - El Paso Nightlife Halloween Revelry Photos by The Dovarazzi


Briar at the Hyde

Group at Lips

Briar at the Hyde

81/2 Club Alive


Club Alive

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Ouside of bars


Club Alive

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New Music Release 11/13

CHRISTINA AGUILERA TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM LOTUS Global superstar Christina Aguilera will be releasing her new album Lotus on November 13th through RCA Records. The first single “Your Body” written by Max Martin, Shellback and Savan Kotecha and produced by Max Martin and Shellback, is available for purchase at all digital music providers now. Aguilera has been in the studio for the past year working on her highly anticipated 5th studio album. Working with writers and producers such as Alex Da Kid, and Sia, the album also features collaboration with CeeLo Green, Aguilera’s co-star on The Voice. ‘This album is about self-expression and freedom, “Aguilera says. “There is a lot I have gone through personally over the past few years and this record represents a rebirth for me. The record is about freedom and getting back to the root of who I am and what I love to do.” One of the most accomplished performers of the last decade, Christina Aguilera has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, achieved four No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and won five Grammy awards. She has also received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has the prestigious honor of being the only artist under the age of 30 included in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 100 greatest singers of all time. In 2011 she entered the world of TV as a coach on NBC’s Emmy Award nominated show The Voice. Christina continues to use her voice for good. She has served as global spokesperson for Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort since 2009 where her participation has helped raise over $80 million for the World Food Program and other hunger relief agencies. TWIT

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New DVD Release 11/13 An All-Star Tribute to the Legendary Performer A MusiCares® Tribute to Barbra Streisand Available on DVD and Blu-ray November 13th from Shout! Factory Actress, singer, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, author, photographer and activist — Barbra Streisand defines the term “icon” in so many ways. On February 11, 2011, Barbra Streisand was honored as the MusiCares® Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, Barbra and an all-star cast of guests including Tony Bennett, Faith Hill, Diana Krall, Barry Manilow, Seal, Stevie Wonder and more performed many of the songs she made famous throughout her illustrious career. On November 13th, Shout! Factory will release A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand, a collection of these never-before-seen performances on DVD and Blu-ray. Fans can preorder their copy by visiting Streisand is an eight-time GRAMMY® winner and GRAMMY Legend and The Recording Academy® Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. An unparalleled talent, Streisand is the only artist ever to receive Oscar®, Tony®, Emmy®, GRAMMY, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe®, National Medal of Arts and Peabody awards, as well as France’s Légion d’honneur and the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award. She is also the first woman film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.

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Streisand is the only performer to have a No. 1 album in five consecutive decades. She has earned 51 gold, 30 platinum and 18 multiplatinum albums, each of which exceeds all other female singers, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The RIAA also notes that she tops the RIAA’s list of female singers with sales of 71.5 million albums. With the debut of Love Is The Answer at No. 1 in 2009, the time span between her first and most recent No. 1 album is 46 years — exceeding that of any other performer or act. Barbra Streisand is being recognized by MusiCares for her extraordinary creative accomplishments as well as her philanthropic work, which has included a remarkable range of charitable activities over the years. Barbra has been a champion of women’s rights, gender equality and human rights the world over. The Streisand Foundation has given millions of dollars in grants to numerous nonprofit organizations, and more than $21 million was directed to causes she supports from her two most recent concert tours. Proceeds from the sale of this product will provide essential support for MusiCares®, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.



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201 N 1st St



212 SW 6th Ave 701 S Georgia St 309 W 6th St

79101 79106 79101

806.372.7997 806.342.9000 806.374.3029



78701 78753 78701

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Amarillo 212 Club R and R Sassy’s

Arlington TX 1851 Club Arlington 1851 W Division

Austin TX 606 ‘bout Time Chain Drive

606 E 7th St 9601 N I H 35 504 Willow St

Corpus Christi, TX, continued Seven Triangle Vault

Lipstick 2 606 E 7th St OCH-Oilcan Harry’s 211 W 4th St Rain 217b W 4th St

78701 78701 78701

512.474.2950 512.320.8823 512.494.1150

Republic Live 301 W 5th St Austin,TX 78701 512.895.9567 Rusty’s

405 E 7th St


Alexandre’s Barbara’s Pavillion BJ’s NXS

4026 Cedar Springs 325 Centre St 3215 N Fitzhugh Ave

75219 75208 75204

214.559.0720 214.941.2145 214.526.9510

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75209 75207 75219

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Brick Bar, The 2525 Wycliff Ave Dallas, 75219 214.521.3154 Cherries Club Los Rieles Dallas Eagle Drama Room Exklusive Grapevine, The Havana Lounge Hidden Door, The JR’s Bar



4350 Maple Ave Dallas, 75219 214.520.6676


Town n Country

Kitty’s Bar Los Rieles Mining Company

1502 W. Ben White Austin,TX 78704 512.445.9122

Peker’s 2615 Oak Lawn Ave Dallas, TX 75219 214.528.3333

Beaumont TX Orleans St Pub-Patio 650 Orleans St

78401 78408 78401

Dallas TX

Iron Bear, The 121 W 8th St Austin,TX 78701 512.482.8993

512 S Staples St 609 McBride Ln 424 Schatzell St





Bryan TX Halo Bar

121 N Main St

Corpus Christi, TX

Pub Pegasus

3326 N Fitzhugh Ave

Hidden Door, The

Round Up Saloon

802 S Staples Corpus Christi, TX 78401 361.882.5002

3912 Cedar Springs Dallas, TX 75219 214.522.9611

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YOUR SOURCE OF LGBT BUSINESSES IN TEXAS Dallas TX, continued Station 4 Sue Ellen’s Tin Room, The Woody’s Dallas Zippers

3911 Cedar Springs 3903 Cedar Springs 2514 Hudnell St 4011 Cedar Springs 3333 N Fitzhugh Ave

75219 75219 75235 75219 75204

214.526.7171 214.559.0650 214.526.6365 214.520.6629 214.526.9519

2520 N State Hwy 91



1215 E University Dr



504 N Stanton St 508 N Stanton St 310 E Missouri Ave 610 N Mesa 510 N Stanton St 506 N Stanton St

79901 79901 79902 79901 79901 79901

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Denison TX Good Time Lounge

611 Hyde Park Pub Blur Brazos River Bottom Club 2020 Crocker Crystal Nightclub

Best Friends Club 2620 E Lancaster Fort Worth, 76103

Fort Worth TX Changes Club Los Rieles Club Reflection Crossroads Lounge Los Rieles Konection

2637 E Lancaster 2500 E 4th St 604 S Jennings Ave 515 S Jennings Ave 2500 E 4th St 1002 S Main St

76103 76111 76104 76104 76111 76104

817.413.2332 817.420.9258 817.870.8867 817.332.0071 817.420.9258

77006 77006

713.527.9071 281.554.3336

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77006 77019 77006 77006

713.528.8102 713.524.3359 713.521.2519 713.521.0123

77006 77006 77008 77019 77092

713.520.8446 713.529.7488 713.526.2625 713.571.7870 713.681.4101

1607 F. Veterans Mem. 76541


202 Tuam St Houston, TX 77006 713.522.3227 EJ’s EVO Lounge George’s Your Country Sports Bar Guava Lamp JR’s Meteor

Ripcord 715 Fairview St Houston, TX 77006 713.521.2792

651 S Jennings Ave Fort Worth, 76104 817.870.2466

South Beach 810 Pacific St. Houston, TX 77006 713.529.7623

Galveston TX

Michael’s Outpost 1419 Richmond Ave Montrose Mining Co 808 Pacific St TC’s Show Bar 817 Fairview St Tony’s Corner Pocket 817 W Dallas St Viviana’s 4624 Dacoma St

3rd Coast Downtown 2416 Post Office St Galveston, TX 77550 409.765.6911

Killeen TX The Beach

Laredo TX

Pink Dolphin, The

El Maguey Bar Lounge 4415 Hwy 359 Zebra’s Nightclub 1416 Houston St

1706 23rd St Galveston, TX 77550 409.621.1808

78046 78040

956.774.0446 956.727.0113

2103 E Marshall Ave



2211 4th St



3300 N McColl Rd N Ware Rd at Daffodil

78501 78501

956.627.3312 956.682.8019

2319 E 2nd St


Rainbow Members Club

Robert’s Lafitte

2501 Avenue Q

3102 Seawall Blvd



308 E. Main St.



203 S High Longview, TX 75601 903.753.9393


Gun Barrel City TX Garlow’s

2517 Ralph St 2707 Milam St

F Bar

Rainbow Lounge

409.765.9092 Stars Beach Club

713.526.7070 713.529.3447 713.528.9192 713.227.9667 713.529.3355 713.278.2582

213 Milam Street Houston, TX 77002 713.236.8777

El Paso TX 8 1/2 Briar Patch, The Chiquita’s Bar Club Alive! Lips Tool Box, The

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Eagle Houston

Denton TX Mable Peabody’s

611 Hyde Park Blvd 710 Pacific 2400 Brazos St 2020 Leeland St 2312 Crocker St 6680 Southwest Fwy

Longview TX

Houston TX

Bayou City Bar & Grill 2409 Grant St Houston, TX 77006 713.522.2867

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Decisions Club

Lubbock TX Club Luxor

McAllen TX Club 33 PBD’s Lounge

Odessa TX Sinciti


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Sparks Club 2015 San Pedro Ave



8011 Webbles Dr San Antonio, TX 78218 210.257.0712

Annex, The 330 San Pedro Ave San Antonio, TX 78212 210.223.6957

Sparky’s Pub 1416 N Main Ave San Antonio, TX 78218 210.320.5111

Babio’s Eat Drink & Dance 527 W Hildebrand San Antonio, TX 78212 210.409.7245

The Saint Bermuda Triangle

10127 Coachlight St


800 Lexington Ave San Antonio, TX 78212 210.225.7330


Bonham Exchange 411 Bonham San Antonio, TX 78205 210.271.3811 Boss, The Colbalt Club Cowabunga Electric Company

1006 VFW Blvd 2022 McCullough 402 E Travis 820 San Pedro Ave

The SA Country 78223 78212 78205 78212

210.550.2322 210.251.2027 210.226.1338 210.212.6635

10127 Coachlight St San Antonio, TX 78212 210.525.0915 Wax Club

2211 San Pedro Ave



South Padre Island, TX


La Rumba

1010 N Main Ave San Antonio, TX 78212 210.223.5418

3409 Padre Blvd


24704 I-45 Frontage 4915 FM 2920 Rd

77386 77388


714 Laurel St



15256 Hwy 110 S



1205 Lamar St



Spring TX Ranch Hill Saloon Room Bar, The

Texarkana AR Chute, The


Whitehouse TX

1500 N Main Ave San Antonio, TX 78212 210.227.2600 One O Six, The Pegasus

106 Pershing Ave 1402 N Main Ave


Wichita Falls TX Odds Bar, The

78209 78212

210.820.0906 210.299.4222

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Gemini May 21 June 20

you work hard at your career, usually doing more than is expected. You tend to bite off more than you can chew, and then desperately try to cope with situations as best you can. Your drive about job responsibilities is genuine, although you tend to make promises you can’t always fulfill, even though you intend to deliver. Learn to examine financial affairs carefully before you act, otherwise you will waste a lot of time and effort.

you have a sharp mind and terrific ability to understand ideas that aren’t obvious to others. You keep track of details, but have trouble concentrating on long-term projects easily. Still, you look at the positive side, always seeking ways to improve matters. For you, honesty is the only policy, time is money. You are an efficient and loyal worker who works more for recognition than financial rewards. Cancer June 21 July 22

Taurus April 20 May 20 Although money is a constant dream and goal, financial planning isn’t your expertise. You’re a dependable and trustworthy employee, but usually go a bit overboard. You are not lazy, know how to be economical with time, and know how to get the most punch from the payroll envelope. Don’t allow pettiness or jealousy to interfere with your job output. Your hopes and dreams are vivid, although not always practical.

A perfectionist, and a lover of challenge, you’re only content when you show you can do your very best. You slowly and precisely weigh out options, and your instinct to improve is as natural as breathing. You’re straightforward and determined, but not especially confident(just picky). Supervisor recognize your positive strengths even though you’re not all that keen about coworkers approval. It’s easy for you to fall into a comfortable routine and be a lifetime employee. Leo July 23 August 22 Coworkers respect your honesty, and you rarely make promises you can’t keep. However, you don’t understand how to save, and have grave doubts about how to make money work. the best thing about you is your sense of integrity; you deplore quarreling, and hate being caught off guard. Thanks to your gift for empathy, you would do well in professions where you can help, educate, or take care of others--after all, that’s what you look for in a lover!

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Virgo August 23 September 22 You rise to great heights by advancing square by square at your own languid pace. You believe that very little that is worth having comes from nothing, and you work hard. You diligently labor to get the job done well and on time. However, you tend to be a bit unrealistic with your personal spending’s; not extravagant or foolish, but willing to pay for instant must have gratifications rather than analyzing, comparing prices. Libra September 23 October 22 You are independent thinkers and generous with money but not too realistic with personal investments--an eternal victim to compromise or intimidation from peers. Your opinions are conventional, rather than controversial because emotional displays frighten you. Although you’re not terrific executive material, you’re a good secret keeper, comfortable working at a casual pace, and like solving problems on your own. Scorpio October 23 November 21 Your clever curiosity is always on the lookout for new and better ways to turn a profit--that is, provided you don’t have to invest a lot of time! Patience isn’t your strength; you’re better at doing on the job duties off the cuff rather than buy the books. You give coworkers the benefit of the doubt, but don’t work well in teams. Don’t be so full of yourself that you overlook expert assistance or guidance. Sagittarius November 22 December 21 You prefer logical, methodical work that doesn’t challenge the emotions, preferring defined procedures and formal schedules because you tend to lose your cool whenever one doesn’t precede two. Not easily impressed by coworkers flattery or their personal dramas, you

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separate your private life from paycheck pals comfortably and intuitively, and always get the job done! Capricorn December 22 January 19 Unlike personal relations, you want to see real results on the job--daydreams don’t cut it! You’re not one to rest on laurels and are willing to give everything expected. You don’t enjoy being in command and usually comply with the rules. Neither pedantic nor didactic, your ability to synthesize information and transform it into action gives you a good edge in the workplace without the need to parade your knowledge. Aquarius January 20 February 18 You have a very rich imagination, but must learn to control it enough to discern what is real and what is fiction. Your temperament doesn’t make you very good at math or science--not because you are slow but because you do not think that way. Employers know they can count on you to get a job done, provided that you know what is expected from you. You seek jobs that have structure because you don’t enjoy improvising, or overly emotional workplaces. Pisces February 19 March 20 A perfectionist, you aren’t content unless you can do your very best at all times. Your instinct for self-preservation is strong and you rarely let anybody walk all over you. Granted, you’re not the most confident-simply straightforward and determined. Employers recognize your strength and productivity even though you’re not one to seek approval. You want to do a good job and get it done efficiently.

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