What will the 2020 Theme Be?
Lesbians Over the Age of Fifty (L.O.A.F.)
Houston GBLT Caucus
DJ Mz Rico
DJ Mz Rico’s first experience Doing came via tailgates and campus parties while attending the University of Houston and she used this experience to begin a professional career a few years later. She has entertained crowds at venues ranging from bars and night clubs to larger spaces such as Warehouse Live, Revention Center, and Stereo Live. She has continued to develop her craft and was selected as an Official SXSW Artist for the first time in 2016 and again in 2017. Both the Houston Chronicle & the Houston Press have covered Mz Rico for DJing at SXSW and JMBLYA festival. Brands such as Macy’s, Sephora, Google, JD Sports, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, & Victoria’s Secret routinely partner with Mz Rico for their local events. These events range from fashion shows, in store promotions, product launches, & employee appreciation parties. Recently in 2019, Mz Rico was selected as the official DJ for the Houston Dash soccer team.
A master local entertainer born and raised in Houston, Texas, Michael got his first big break as so many young gay kids do: Directing, Producing, and Starring in a show he made up in his parents garage. From then on, he knew that the stage was the only place he wanted to be. Michael graduated from Klein High School is 2009 where he was an active member in theater and choir, participating in almost every production during his high school career in some shape or form. Michael studied Musical Theater at Oklahoma City University before returning home to pursue a career as an entertainer. In the last couple of years, Chiavone has worked to carve out his place in Houston night life, hosting karaoke and performing in clubs, hosting special events and even competing in contests which have earned him the titles of Mister Gay Houston America 2018, Mister Gay Lone Star America 2019, and most recently Mr Gay TEXAS America 2020. Michael is so thrilled to be a part of this years pride festivities, in a city that means so much to him during his reign as Mister Texas and looks forward to performing and working for his community in the future.
RedThreadz Clothing Company
Redthreadz Clothing Co. is a sewing-themed apparel brand created by Amala Davis to uphold the memory of her mother, Pauline. Pauline loved the color red and she loved to sew, therefore each garment made holds her memory in style! Redthreadz has something that everyone can chose from such as hats, shirts, and more!