Beth Sullivan

Assistant News & Qmmunity

Formerly a proofreader and fact-checker for The Austin Chronicle, Beth’s beats include Austin-Travis County's ongoing response to COVID-19, education, and the city's LGBTQIA community, among others. In February 2020, Beth became the editor of Qmmunity – the longest running queer column in alt-weekly history – where she started out as an intern after graduating from UT-Austin.

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Qmmunity: We Get By With the Help of Our Friends
Qmmunity: We Get By With the Help of Our Friends
Austin's queers orgs and businesses behind winter storm relief – and how you can keep helping

Columns, Feb. 25, 2021

Where Do the Vaccines Go?
Where Do the Vaccines Go?
Dashboard reveals Black and Latinx residents aren't being reached

News, Feb. 11, 2021

Qmmunity: Luv, Luv, Luv
Qmmunity: Luv, Luv, Luv
Poo Poo Platter's Valentine Kai Kai, anti-Valentine's Day burlesque with Bat City Bombshells, and more queer'd events

Columns, Feb. 11, 2021

With Improving COVID-19 Numbers, Austin-Travis County Drops Back Down to Stage 4 Restrictions
With Improving COVID-19 Numbers, Austin-Travis County Drops Back Down to Stage 4 Restrictions
Escott: “It’s not time to burn the masks yet”

News, Feb. 9, 2021

Qmmunity: City Launches LGBTQIA Quality of Life Survey
Qmmunity: City Launches LGBTQIA Quality of Life Survey
Fill out the survey by April 30

Columns, Feb. 4, 2021

Travis County Allows Mystery (Samsung?) Project to Seek Tax Incentives
Travis County Allows Mystery (Samsung?) Project to Seek Tax Incentives
Say yes to the ... Silicon Silver?

News, Feb. 4, 2021

Austin Begins to Descend – Again – From a COVID Surge Peak
Austin Begins to Descend – Again – From a COVID Surge Peak
Steady as the COVID goes

News, Feb. 4, 2021

Qmmunity: Hope For the Queer'd Future
Qmmunity: Hope For the Queer'd Future
Plus, OUTsider Festival's launch party, Queerbomb's Queer History Series, and more local LGBTQIA events

Columns, Jan. 28, 2021

Amid Improving Numbers, Austin's COVID Crystal Ball Still Cloudy
Amid Improving Numbers, Austin's COVID Crystal Ball Still Cloudy
Disease remains unpredictable given range of variations in vaccine distribution, public's behaviors

News, Jan. 28, 2021

Qmmunity: Embrace Austin Seeks to Build Bridges Between Queer People and Queer Initiatives
Qmmunity: Embrace Austin Seeks to Build Bridges Between Queer People and Queer Initiatives
Qmmunity members organize to launch new LGBTQIA coalition

Columns, Jan. 21, 2021

Local Officials Seek COVID Clarity as Surge Eases Slightly
Local Officials Seek COVID Clarity as Surge Eases Slightly
Lost in vaccination

News, Jan. 21, 2021

At Dell Med, Fauci on What Comes Next: “A Serious Look” at Pandemic Preparedness
At Dell Med, Fauci on What Comes Next: “A Serious Look” at Pandemic Preparedness
In virtual speech, coronavirus top doc offers "a serious look" at pandemic preparedness

News, Jan. 21, 2021

Will Texas Expand Medicaid?
Will Texas Expand Medicaid?
Long-running health care debate looks different through a pandemic prism

News, Jan. 14, 2021

Austin Opens Field Hospital as COVID Surge Swells
Austin Opens Field Hospital as COVID Surge Swells
How soon is now?

News, Jan. 14, 2021

Qmmunity: The Best Big Qmmunity in Texas
Qmmunity: The Best Big Qmmunity in Texas
On discrimination, Dolly, and more queer happenings

Columns, Jan. 14, 2021

Convention Center Opens As “Alternate Care Site” For COVID Patients
Convention Center Opens As “Alternate Care Site” For COVID Patients
Downtown field hospital, readied in July, now needed as cases surge

News, Jan. 12, 2021

Qmmunity: The Rainbow Agenda
Qmmunity: The Rainbow Agenda
Start of the new year – and a new Lege – with some digital drag

Columns, Jan. 7, 2021

New Year, New Grim Milestones in Austin’s COVID-19 Crisis
New Year, New Grim Milestones in Austin’s COVID-19 Crisis
Amidst an unprecedented surge, Austin could reach ICU surge capacity within the next week

News, Jan. 7, 2021

Feeling TEA Pressure, AISD Goes Back to Campus
Feeling TEA Pressure, AISD Goes Back to Campus
District would risk losing state funding if it switched to all-virtual instruction

News, Jan. 7, 2021

Travis County District Judge Allows Austin’s Dine-in Limitations
Travis County District Judge Allows Austin’s Dine-in Limitations
Update: Texas Supreme Court blocks local dine-in orders

News, Dec. 31, 2020

Austin ISD Will Resume On-Campus Classes Next Week as Planned
Austin ISD Will Resume On-Campus Classes Next Week as Planned
Most extracurriculars postponed, says Superintendent Elizalde

News, Dec. 31, 2020

Update: Ken Paxton Sues Austin Over New Year's Weekend Dine-In Limitations
Update: Ken Paxton Sues Austin Over New Year's Weekend Dine-In Limitations
Texas A.G. blasts COVID-19 orders as “shameless”

News, Dec. 30, 2020

Qmmunity: Keeping Austin Queer in 2021
Qmmunity: Keeping Austin Queer in 2021
Wishing you a brighter new year, QTs

Columns, Dec. 30, 2020

Entering 2021 in a “State of Emergency”
Entering 2021 in a “State of Emergency”
Bars operating as restaurants are officials’ top concern

News, Dec. 30, 2020

Amidst COVID-19 Surge, Austin-Travis County Moves to Stage 5 Restrictions
Amidst COVID-19 Surge, Austin-Travis County Moves to Stage 5 Restrictions
Officials urge extreme caution over holiday break

News, Dec. 23, 2020

Qmmunity: Make the Yuletide Gay
Qmmunity: Make the Yuletide Gay
The best way to spread queer cheer is giving thanks, supporting QTs who keep Austin queer

Columns, Dec. 23, 2020

A COVID-Cautious Christmas
A COVID-Cautious Christmas
Officials urge vigilance as more health workers receive vaccine

News, Dec. 23, 2020

UT Health Austin Among First in Texas to Receive Pfizer Vaccine
UT Health Austin Among First in Texas to Receive Pfizer Vaccine
But health officials issue dire warning about current transmission rates

News, Dec. 17, 2020

Qmmunity: 2020's Biggest Queer and Trans Stories
Qmmunity: 2020's Biggest Queer and Trans Stories
Looking back on a rollercoaster of a year

Columns, Dec. 17, 2020

Ten Key Moments in Austin's Year With the Coronavirus
Ten Key Moments in Austin's Year With the Coronavirus
The Plague Year

News, Dec. 17, 2020

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