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Kate X Messer

Special Issues, Guides, Interns Editor


Florida ex-pat Kate X moved to Austin in 1992, joined the Chronicle in ’94 and currently produces features and special issues ("Best of Austin," "Summer Fun," etc.), directs the Chronicle internship program, and covers Austin's saucy LGBTQ scene in the "Gay Place."

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Gay Place

Let your hair (and other things) down at ArtErotica, Body Rock, and Lezz Dance

Column, Apr. 3, 2014

Gay Place

Sharon Bridgforth comes home for a bit to take us to the river

Column, Mar. 20, 2014

SXSW Film Review: 'All American High Revisited'

An Eighties high school doc gets another chance at life

SXSW Daily, Mar. 16, 2014 10:00 AM

Gay Place

Awwwww, is this really our last day of ya? Come on, stay 'til Sunday!

Column, Mar. 15, 2014

Gay Place

Remember! It's a gay-marathon, not a gay-sprint. Here's your Fri-gay lineup.

Column, Mar. 14, 2014

Gay Place

Glad to make your acquaintance, weary traveler, we are The Gay Place.

Column, Mar. 13, 2014

SXSW Daytrip: San Marcos With the 'Yakona' Crew

The filmmakers behind the eco-doc take us to the river

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 9:40 AM

Gay Place: Total Gayhem

Where my queers at? GayBiGayGay, b'duh.

Column, Mar. 12, 2014

S'more! S'more! S'more!

A dark and stormy day couldn't keep Veronica's Marshmallows away

SXSW Daily, Mar. 9, 2014 5:10 PM

Saving the Joy in Toy Joy

Whoa, unicorns, don't count Toy Joy out just yet

News Daily, Mar. 7, 2014 5:11 PM

Seeing the Invisible

Margaret Brown dives headfirst into the BP Gulf oil tragedy

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Gay Place

Where my queers at? SXSW, b'duh.

Column, Mar. 6, 2014


The week before SXSW: The calm before the storm of more queers than we know what do with ... Oh, we'll think of something

Column, Feb. 27, 2014

Who Shall Play at GayBiGayGay?

HeyByHeyHey: It's the 2014 line-up as we know it

The Gay Place Daily, Feb. 26, 2014 4:35 PM

Gay Place

It's Valentine's! Who's your lover? Gay Place, that's who.

Column, Feb. 13, 2014

Food Issue Extra Helpings

We're smacking our lips in anticipation of First Plates

Chronolog Daily, Feb. 10, 2014 9:30 AM

Warm Up With AGLCC's State of the Chamber

Gay chamber moves its State of the Chamber event to El Sol y La Luna

The Gay Place Daily, Feb. 7, 2014 12:30 PM

Gay Place

Old friends bring new art to new gallery, and it's Q as all get-out

Column, Feb. 6, 2014

Gay Place

The Gay Place goes back to her roots, just south of the Wild Side and a hair shy of a Moonage Daydream

Column, Jan. 30, 2014

Gay Place

Every few years, Austin dykes wake up and smell the lack of lesbian bar, then do something about it

Column, Jan. 23, 2014

Gay Place: Behind The Masquerade

An Angel shows her halos and Queer Ride gets porny

Column, Jan. 16, 2014

Gay Place

Headliners and elevators, Pootin' not Putin, a bear and a fox. That's all you need to know, gaybirds.

Column, Jan. 9, 2014

Gay Place

This week it's all about the Tops and the Bottoms, loves. How do you like your 2013?

Column, Jan. 3, 2014

Cheer Up Charlie's New Red River Digs

East Sixth fixture moves into storied space with warm gay memories

The Gay Place Daily, Dec. 30, 2013 3:03 PM

Gay Place

Let's tuck '13 in with a li'l kiss (or a swift kick)

Column, Dec. 27, 2013

5 Days of Dragmas!

We're celebrating drag in the city all holiday week long

The Gay Place Daily, Dec. 23, 2013 10:30 AM

Gay Place

Holiday apparel ain't the only thing gay in the gAyTX: Check out some annual traditions.

Column, Dec. 19, 2013

Cheer Up Charlie's Out, La Corsha In

East Sixth game-changer faces a new owner and lease non-renewal

The Gay Place Daily, Dec. 13, 2013 11:15 AM

Gay Place

Sun Ra dancer and vocalist signs her book and does a reading

Column, Dec. 12, 2013

Gay Place: Hop, Bop, Shop

Nothing like gifts for the fam made by your other fam ...

Column, Dec. 5, 2013

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview

The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires

Chronolog Daily, Dec. 2, 2013 4:30 PM

Lost Pines Found

How a handful of neighbors helped rebuild Bastrop County – one home at a time

News Feature, Nov. 27, 2013

Trickle Down: Parsing Federal Relief

Despite best intentions, coordination in crisis does not always produce the best recovery

News Feature, Nov. 27, 2013

'Nothing Is Done Alone'

American YouthWorks' Texas Conservation Corps helps bring Bastrop back to life

News Feature, Nov. 27, 2013

Gay Place: Thank You

Thanks, gays

Column, Nov. 27, 2013

Live From Dealey Plaza

EarthCam spies that fateful spot, 50 years from that fateful day

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 21, 2013 11:00 PM

'Flesh and Blood'

News Feature, Nov. 21, 2013

It All Began So Beautifully ...

LBJ Library and Museum houses Austin's key connection to Kennedy's assassination

Arts Feature, Nov. 21, 2013

Gay Place: HER-SUiT-ISM

Steel Magnolias, Drag Kings: The Musical, S&M Music, Spanksgiving, Turkey Queer Ride, and so much more

Column, Nov. 21, 2013

Gay Place: Bobcat Pride

Big gay doin's down in Bobcat land

Column, Nov. 14, 2013

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