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Houston Teacher Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Deadly Accident

A Houston Independent School District Teacher, Who Is A National Cheer Association Coach Has Been Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After A Deadly Accident Involving Alcohol!

 

A Houston Independent School District Teacher, Who Is A National Cheer Association Coach Has Been Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Deadly Accident Involving Alcohol!


Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal crash that occurred on the Southwest Freeway at 1:15 a.m. April 16, 2016, according to the Houston Police Department.

Randy Carvajal, a 38-year old teacher at Crespo Elementary School and National Cheer Association Champion coach at Biron Elite Cheer has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter (Level F2), in the 232nd State District Court in Harris County, Texas.

According to Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva, “a black Mercedes C240, which appeared to be disabled in the middle of the [4400 Southwest Freeway] freeway, was struck by a grey Toyota Corolla.

“The driver of the Toyota got out of his vehicle and was standing next to the driver side door of the Mercedes when a Fiat 500, driven by Carvajal, struck the Toyota and its pedestrian driver,” Silva stated.

According to HPD; Carvajal told responding HPD officers that he was “coming from a friend’s house, did not think he was intoxicated, and the accident was not his fault.”randy-carvajal-about-magazine-300x162 Houston Teacher Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Deadly Accident

“Mr. Carvajal failed a field sobriety test and a blood draw.” Silva added!

Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The male victim has been identified as Karaca Necmettin, 26 years old.

Carvajal was taken into custody at the scene, HPD determined him to be impaired and subsequently charged.

“Mr. Carvajal is an employee of HISD,” Ashley Anthony, spokeswoman for H.I.S.D. confirmed to About Magazine. HISD was unable to release any other details relating to Carvajal.

If convicted, Carvajal could face two to twenty years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

Texas A&M University Elects First Openly Gay Student President

Texas A&M University Elects First Openly Gay Student President

Openly Gay Economics Junior To Take Over As The 74th Student Body President On April 21 At Texas A&M University


COLLEGE STATION — The students at Texas A&M University have elected their first openly gay student body president. A move that has made history and setting a hallmark for the Southern university. A move that students believe is a step in the right direction.

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Bobby Brooks

“To those of you who spoke poorly about me based upon my sexual orientation. I forgive you. I really do.”  

A man that knew he was an Aggie before he knew he was gay, made the choice to attend the Texas university after a year studying abroad in Paris. Bobby Brooks, an economics junior enrolled at Texas A& M University in College Station will be the first to serve in the position’s seventy-four year history.

“I can’t express enough wholehearted thanks to my family who encouraged my dreams, to my campaign team who sacrificed countless hours of free time, to every friend who smiled and hugged me when I shared this seemingly ridiculous idea,” Brooks posted to social media after his victory.

“To those of you who spoke poorly about me based upon my sexual orientation,” Brooks pointed out, “I forgive you. I really do.”

Houston Magazine Taking Criticism Over Review Of LGBT Establishment

Houston Magazine Taking Criticism Over Review Of LGBT Establishment

Houstonia Magazine Taking Criticism Over Review Of LGBT Establishment!  Appears To Criticize LGBT Entertainers, More Than The Food! 

HOUSTON — (MARCH 15) — A local Houston magazine is taking on some criticism of their own from the LGBTQ+ community after one of the publication’s journalist’s may have taken her job from Food Critic to Food & Entertainment Critic. Using poor choices for words and humor have ignited a storm within the LGBT community.

In a food review showcasing Houston’s Hamburger Mary’s, Houstonia magazine’s food critic Allice Leveitt appears to take aim at all things not related to food. Instead, the article titled ‘No Tea, No Shade at Hamburger Mary’s’ appears to directly criticize drag and gay entertainers with food a after thought. Was it a ‘smear’ piece or accidental oversight of humor taken out of context?


“This is a tragedy on the level of when A&E switched from being a cable version of PBS and started showing fare more along the lines of Duck Dynasty and Storage Wars.”  – Allice Leveitt


In the March 12, 2017 article Levitt describes a Hispanic entertainer’s performance as  “dead-eyed as a migrant stripper.”  Rather than concentrate on ‘reviewing’ the food, the article is riddled with bullying-style verbiage that appears to be directed at the LGBT entertainers that performed. “These performances were neither artistic nor entertaining,” Levitt adds in addition to the comparison of Hamburger Mary’s to anti-LGBT ‘Duck Dynasty.’

Supporters in the LGBT community took to social media defending the Houston restaurant. “People who don’t understand drag shouldn’t write articles about a drag establishment,” one of the upset supporter writes. “Why are people so petty, bad enough we are losing montrose to everyone else. We should encourage each other rather than tear each other down,” another person wrote. Many posts were not suitable to re-publish.

Executive Editor for Houstonia magazine, Catherine Matusow sees it differently. “Our dining editor, a fan of both burgers and drag shows, didn’t have the Hamburger Mary’s experience she was hoping for,” Matusow explains in a statement released to About Magazine. “And perhaps her attempts at humor when describing that experience didn’t land with everyone quite the way she would have liked.”

“From its inception four years ago, Houstonia magazine has been a champion of LGBT rights,” Matusow says. “Not only is our founding editor a member of the LGBT community, our parent company was inspired to launch a wedding magazine serving that community, Love Wins Texas Weddings, last year.”
Make no mistake: We at Houstonia are rooting for the place, and we’ll be back for another visit,” the executive editor said.

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Montrose Protest For Friday!

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Montrose Protest For Friday!

Known Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group Plans Pickets At Montrose Center And Gender Infinity Conference For Friday!

The fundamentalist and LGBTQ+ hate group, Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has announced its members plan to picket The Montrose Center in Montrose, and the Gender Infinity Conference at the University of Houston on Friday.

WBC, arguably the most obnoxious and rabid hate group in America announced their ‘God H8s Trannies’ tour will land on Friday, September 16 at the Montrose Center. They claim the LGBT+ community center is an “oozing, purulent sore of sodomite contagion: pushing proud sin and the proliferation of incurable disease.”

According to WBC’s website the planned picket will occur at the Montrose Center, located at 401 Branard St. from 11:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. The group then will travel to the University of Houston to picket the Gender Conference from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WBC is known for its harsh anti-LGBTQ+ beliefs and the crude signs its members carry at their frequent protests. When gay student Matthew Shepard died of injuries inflicted in a brutal hate crime in Laramie, Wyo. WBC was vaulted to worldwide infamy as they protested Shepard’s funeral. Members picketed carrying signs that read “God Hates Fags” and “AIDS Kills Fags Dead.”