Murder in Montrose: The Paul Broussard Legacy

Posted on · Twenty-five years ago, Paul Broussard, a 27-year-old gay man, was murdered on the streets of Houston, sparking a deafening outcry. The crime served as a wake-up call that highlighted the harassment and mistreatment experienced by the LGBTQ community.  Through the documentary “A Murder in Montrose: The Paul Broussard Legacy,” and a follow-up LIVE town hall meeting, […]

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A Murder in Montrose: Documentary Examines How an Infamous Act Changed Houston

Posted on · Recently, Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse joined us to briefly discuss the story of Paul Broussard, a Houston-area banker who was murdered 25 years ago. The murder occurred not far from a Houston nightclub in what was then considered a gay-bashing incident by nine high school students and one 22-year-old. How the city responded — […]

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Supreme Court Rulings and Renewing the 287(g) Program: Thursday’s Show (June 23, 2016)

Posted on · On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down decisions in two of the three pending major cases tied to Texas. The court deadlocked 4-4 on President Obama’s plan that would have shielded millions of immigrants from deportation. And, in a 4-3 decision, the court upheld the affirmative action program at the University of Texas. On this edition […]

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How Activism in Houston Has Changed Since Paul Broussard’s Murder

Posted on · Recently, Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse joined us to briefly discuss the story of Paul Broussard, a Houston-area banker who was murdered 25 years ago. The murder occurred not far from a Houston nightclub in what was then considered a gay-bashing incident by nine high school students and one 22-year-old. How the city responded — […]

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Gun Control Debate and Eradicating Mosquitoes: Wednesday’s Show (June 22, 2016)

Posted on · Four different gun-control measures failed to pass the U.S. Senate Monday (June 20, 2016). The measures, in response to the deadly Orlando nightclub mass shooting, came from both sides of the aisle. They included proposed changes to background checks for gun purchases, expanding background checks to include private sales of firearms at gun shows and […]

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Houstonians React to the Orlando Shooting

Posted on · Candlelight vigils continue here in Houston — one by The Montrose Center and Legacy Community Health tonight (June 13, 2016) and another by the city of Houston Wednesday at sundown — in memory of 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday morning. It’s the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history […]

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Your Reactions to the Orlando Shooting: Monday’s Show (June 13, 2016)

Posted on · Candlelight vigils continue here in Houston — one by The Montrose Center and Legacy Community Health tonight (June 13, 2016) and another by the city of Houston Wednesday at sundown — in memory of 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday morning. It’s the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history […]

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Do You Remember The Paul Broussard Murder?

Posted on · Twenty-five years ago, Paul Broussard, a 27-year-old gay man, was murdered on the streets of Houston. Through a documentary and a follow up live town hall, Houston Public Media explores the aftermath of this pivotal event – from civil unrest to hate crime legislation; from victims’ rights to political activism. Tell us your story.