Austin Pride has been officially rescheduled. Split into two dates three weeks apart, the parade will march Saturday, Sept. 30, on its regular route from 8-10pm, while the festival will return to Fiesta Gardens on Saturday, Oct. 21, with extended hours from noon-10pm.
If ever there was a time to celebrate our transgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex communities it’s now. Texans living outside of the (cis)gender binary have been under a nonstop ambush by the state since the 85th Legislative Session gaveled in on January 10.
Austin has a thriving LGBTQ+ community, but that doesn't mean it's always easy to call Austin home. The challenges queer people of color face while navigating predominantly white spaces often go overlooked and unheard, while few public spaces exist for queers of color.
Holy Winsor McCay, there’s a daunting multitude of comics anthologies in this world! So many, many, many anthologies of copiously illustrated stories, of sequential-art narratives, already in existence. And sometimes it seems that there’s another one being published, like, every single goddamn day. Y'know?
Carina Magyar would tell you being a single, working mom in Texas isn't always a walk in the park, but she’s really hitting her stride in the booming Austin comedy scene. As the runner up in this year’s Funniest Person in Austin contest and Live at Coldtowne host, she’s become a comedic city gem with her unique and hilariously relatable jokes.
As the second half of 2017 approaches with eye-blinking speed, it’s important to stay active in our communities and continue the fight for equality. Just as the international Women’s March on Jan. 21 welcomed the new year and opposition to Donald Trump’s presidential reign, queers across the country are ushering in Pride Month with Equality Marches.