Let’s celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month!
October is LGBTQ+ History Month, a time to honor and celebrate our LGBTQ+ community and its allies. ABC13 and Legacy Community Health have partnered to monitor and show our support.
Houston offers a variety of services and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and interviewees during LGBTQ+ History Month. Below is the information you need.
1981: The Montrose Clinic, now known as Legacy Community Health Services, opened its doors to the LGBTQ+ community to help combat the threat of HIV/AIDS. Today, Legacy provides multiple healthcare services and programs to Houston residents and remains a strong partner to the LGBTQ+ community.
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This LGBTQ+ History Month, there are 4 big ways to celebrate in the Houston area as events kick off in October:
Diana Country Dinner Weekend
Join the Dianas for their country dinner weekend with a big dance on Saturday night followed by brunch on Sunday. Proceeds benefit local nonprofits like Legacy Community Health. More info
OutSmart Magazine Gayest and Greatest Awards October
Each year, the city’s leading LGBTQ+ magazine conducts a reader poll, naming the best of the best in a variety of categories, from local personalities to businesses, nightlife and more. This year’s winners will be announced in the October 2022 issue. More info
The Woodlands Pride Festival
Since 2018, the festival has welcomed more than 15,000 visitors to Town Green Park. Past events have boasted over 100 exhibitors, delicious treats from food trucks, exciting entertainers, sponsor swag and more! More info
Join ABC13 on October 20th as we celebrate GLAAD Spirit Day in the Houston area. LGBTQ+ youth are disproportionately exposed to bullying and harassment because of their identity. Every year millions of people wear purple to stand up together against bullying and show their solidarity in the largest LGBTQ+ anti-bullying campaign in the world. More info
As a federally qualified, full-service health center, Legacy Community Health identifies unmet needs and gaps in health-related services and develops client-centric programs to meet those needs. It has been a United Way affiliated agency since 1990 and currently provides adult primary care, pediatrics, dental care, vision services, behavioral health services, OB/GYN and maternity, immunizations and immunizations, health promotion and outreach, wellness and nutrition, and comprehensive HIV/AIDS care . learn more
https://abc13.com/lgbtq-lgbt-pride-lgbtq-history-month-houston/12272703/ LGBTQ+ History Month 2022 – ABC13 Houston