HOUSTON  LGBT  HISTORY .ORG

A growing resource of mostly Houston LGBT history, with considerable statewide information
 
  

 

 
 
 

Houston GLBT
Political Organizations

The GLBT Caucus
1975 +

Promethean Society
1968-1969

Gay Liberation Front (GLF)
1970-1972

Gay Political Coalition
1973

Integrity Houston // Interact Houston
1970-1986

Gay Activist Alliance (at UH)
1975-1977

Houston Human Rights League (Ray Hill)
1977- 1983

Citizens for Human Equality (CHE)
1981-1990

Community-PAC (C-PAC)
1984-1985

Community Alliance of Houston (CAH)
1987-1990

Houston Log Cabin Republicans
1995+

 

Texas Gay Conferences
1974-1982

People's Choice
1973
A footnote organization, that put one one newletter prior
to the November 1973 city election and quietly disappeared. Remmington's thesis mentions it on pages 27-28

More...

While working for his degree at the University of Houston,
Bruce Remmington presented in 1983 an excellent college
thesis covering Houston gay and lesbian political and
social life. He has since passed away, but it is to his credit
that many authors and researchers have used his work.

Introduction PDF
Chapter 1 PDF
Chapter 2 PDF
Conclusion & Notes PDF

166 pages total
More on Remmington...

In the Pride Guide for 1980 Charles Gillis,
Founder of the Gay Archives of Texas,
contributed an excellent 6-page article,
beginning on page 64, though the
entire program is interesting
PDF

 

Basically, this paper by Mr Snellgrove
takes off where Remmington ended,
and focusing on four topics:
Creation of Community
Impact of AIDS on this Community
New Social Movement
on Gay/Lesbian Rights Movement
A Proposal Addressing State Oppression

PDF
75 pages total
More on Snellgrove

"Rebels, Rubyfruit, and Rhinestones"
2001

This is generally the book I recommend first to those
wanting to read about Houston queer history

Interview with James T Sears