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Houston LGBT Club Owner Appears To Bash Another Club, Owner, In Leaked YouTube Post!

Houston LGBT Club Owner Appears To Bash Another Club, Owner, In Leaked YouTube Post!

In a newly leaked YouTube post, a male voice alleged to belong to F Bar owner is heard ‘bashing’ another LGBT club and owner. Owner claims tape was ‘re-done’ to look bad!

HOUSTON – A new leaked recording has hit YouTube. The recording appears to be the voice of a Houston LGBT bar owner ‘bashing’ another club and it’s owner in the LGBT neighborhood of Montrose.

The YouTube video posted on May 3, 2017 identifies the male voice as ‘Erv Palchick.’ The video post visibly shows a of photo of ‘Irwin Palchick.’ The voice speaks about ‘making an anonymous complaint.’ Palchick has not denied it being him, but claims it was “re-done” to make him appear in a negative light.

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Facbook post by Irwin Palchick

“I asked my license guy, cause I was going to call about something,” the voice on the post can be heard saying. “He told me it’s totally confidential. You ask them to remain anonymous.”

Back in March details emerged relating to an alleged anonymous complaint filed with the Texas Bingo Commission against Hamburger Mary’s. The restaurant, a national LGBT franchise built around Drag Queens and ‘Charity Bingo.’ The complaint was based on Hamburger Mary’s operating an unlicensed charity bingo night.

“I have a meeting at the lottery tomorrow. You know… Bayou City is a bar…, Hamburger Mary’s is a franchise. Obviously two different businesses. That would mean two different licenses…” Another voice appears in the audio twice throughout. It appears to be another male voice.

Texas Charity Bingo, a division of the Texas Lottery Commission, ultimately found Hamburger Mary’s in violation of Texas bingo laws.

The Commission demanded the weekly charity event to cease. The end of the event meant local LGBT non-profits in Montrose would not benefit.

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Facebook post made by Palchick on May 5, 2017

“And when your dumb enough to run ads about it,” the voice on the recording says. “Wait, wait and see what TABC does because um I’m not going to let it end.” There is no indication on the post as to what the man’s voice is speaking of.

“Oh yeah, when we went to the meetings with Charles Armstrong about the Pride, he was the only one that talked. I got this. I got this connection. He’s a pansy! He’s a big show off, he was at all those meetings. Me Me Me Me Me, I I I I I I, I’ve been with Disney, I owned Richs.”

“He did not own Richs, they threw him out of Richs.” As the recording ends the male voice appears to be cut off. “I think you should. I’m gonna be there tomorrow. I will go to see what’s going on.”

Today, Palchick ‘vented’ to Facebook regarding the recording. Claiming tape was ‘done behind his back,’ and ‘re-done to make him look bad.’ Palchick expresses ‘more important’ things in the community need to be done, like raising money for non-profits.’

Racist Recording Lands F Bar Owner In Hot Seat

Racist Recording Lands F Bar Owner In Hot Seat

Audio Alleged To Be A Houston LGBT Club Owner Making Racist Comments About African American Community Floods Social Media

(Updated at 09:16 P.M.)

(HOUSTON) — A racist digital audio recording alleged to be an owner of a Houston LGBT club has flooded social media this afternoon. The recording posted to YouTube Friday evening is only seven seconds long. It captures a voice alleged to belong to Irwin Palchick, a LGBT nightclub owner in Montrose.

News of the recording was first reported by AshtonPWoods.com, a civil rights news blog that centers focus on the #BlackLivesMatter movement in Houston, Texas. Woods is the co-founder and lead organizer for BLM’s Houston chapter.

“N****” You can hear the male voice say. The audio rambles before the voice returns, “I said N**** before he hit me in the face.” There are no other voices heard on the recording. There are no indications where the recording was made or how old or new it is.

No official word from F Bar, or it’s owner relating to the audio. Palchick did take to social media denying the audio is of him. “Absolutely not me,” Palchick commented. “I embrace all,” a second comment said.

The release of the YouTube recording has been met with mixed reaction in the community.

“Everyone knows there are certain things NO one should EVER say. Anger shouldn’t make you say something so deeply rooted in racism,” a person wrote on the article. “It says a lot about someone who’s first choice of words would be such a word. This word shouldn’t flow out of someone’s mouth with ease. Racism is a choice.”

Another viewpoint came in the form of support. “I’ve been known Irwin Palchick for 30 year’s plus. Racist would never be a word I could use to describe him,” one supporter on Facebook said.

This scandal is just the latest in a series for the club. Once the #1 LGBT nightclub destination in Houston, F Bar announced last week it would be canceling their Tuesday and Wednesday night drag show. An announcement that some in the LGBT community took as a sign of ‘hard times.’


(Update) Nightclub owner Irwin Palchick admits the voice on the recording is in fact his voice, “But it was after I had been assaulted on or around Easter Sunday.” Palchick explains he was in his office with a small group of people, and the recording does not reflect the full conversation; was altered and taken out of context to make him appear racist.

 

Houston Transgender Woman Files Lawsuit After Landlord Barricades Apartment Door!

Houston Transgender Woman Files Lawsuit After Landlord Barricades Apartment Door!

A Montrose Transgender Woman Barricaded Inside Her Montrose Apartment By Landlord Has Filed A Lawsuit

(HOUSTON) — A transgender woman in Houston has filed a civil lawsuit against her landlord and management company after  they barricaded the woman in her Montrose area apartment, legal documents state. The woman had recently filed an appeal for wrongful eviction.

Included in the civil action filed in Harris County; False Imprisonment, Wrongful Eviction, Emotional Distress, and Retaliation. The lawsuit seeks more than $75,000.

According to the lawsuit, the transgender woman is identified as Ms. Gutierrez. Gutierrez was home in Montrose watching television on or around February 24, 2015 when a maintenance man arrived and started building a three-sided enclosure over her front door.

The court records describe the landlord as Norman Stettner. A maintenance man directed by Stetter, placed an 4×9 piece of plywood over the front door of Ms. Gutierrez’ rented unit. The maintenance man proceeded to nail shut and barricaded the door with garbage cans, the lawsuit details.

Ms. Gutierrez placed a call to Houston 911 services, where Houston Police and Houston Firefighters arrived and removed the barricades, allowing Ms. Gutierrez to be freed.

Stetter Industries Inc., has denied all allegations in a filed legal response. The case is currently set for trial.

Individual Diagnosed With Meningitis After Bunnies On The Bayou

Individual Diagnosed With Meningitis After Bunnies On The Bayou

An Individual Who Attended Easter Weekend’s Bunnies On The Bayou In Houston Has Been Diagnosed With Meningococcal Meningitis According To Health Officials!

(Houston) – An individual who attended Bunnies on the Bayou  on Easter Sunday has been diagnosed with Meningococcal Meningitis, the City of Houston’s Health Department announced late Saturday. Health officials and Bunnies on the Bayou are in the process of notifying attendees.

‘There may be unrecognized cases who were in close contact with this person,’ a e-mail released to the LGBT community from Bunnies on the Bayou explains. ‘This is an example of public health in action in order to prevent further cases.’

“The City of Houston Health Department contacted us about one person who was confirmed and treated,” Josh Beasley, board member for Bunnies on the Bayou explained to About News. BOTB is an non-profit, and one of Houston’s oldest and most prestigious organizations that raises money to help many different LGBTQ charities.

“To our knowledge, this is the first time in 40 years something like this has happened,” Beasley says.

Meningococcal meningitis is a rare but serious infection that can be fatal or cause great harm without prompt treatment. As many as one out of five people who contract the infection have serious complications.

Each year, approximately 1,000 people in the U.S. get meningococcal meningitis, which includes meningitis and septicemia (blood infection).  According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 15% of those who survive are left with disabilities that include deafnessbrain damage, and neurological problems.

“The epidemiologist said there was a lower risk of transmission in this case, but asked if we would email information out just in case,” Beasley said.

The symptoms include sudden onset fever, headache and stiff neck. Nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light, and confusion are also symptoms. Symptoms may appear quickly or over several days, typically within 3-7 days after exposure. The virus is not spread by causal contact nor is it airborne.

Officials ask if you have experienced any of the above symptoms please contact your health care provider immediately. For any questions or concerns you may also contact the Houston Health Department at 832-393-5080.