Montrose Activity Center
and a some history beyond, of the Houston Gay & Lesbian Community Center
Also See: Montrose Activity Center Newsletter

After Montrose Gaze the next gay & lesbian community was called MAC, and it also
struggled through its existence. Here are the clippings I found telling about it.

1977 to 1985 (this page)
1986 to 2012

First, below (from 1989) is a good summary of the history up to that time.

The article below looks back on the first couple years of MAC,
including a successful benefit musical done in April 1977.
You can read the program for it at this PDF


This donation came at a time when the Montrose Counseling Center was about to go under
financially. It survives today as a vital organization in our community, shortening its name
in early 2013 to Montrose Center.