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Austin Rethinks Transgender Day of Remembrance
The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed each November 20 to mourn those lost to acts of anti-transgender violence, most of whom are trans women of color. Since last year’s TDOR, 23 trans Americans have been murdered including two Texans: Brandi Seals of Houston and Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon of Dallas.

10:00AM Mon. Nov. 19, Ray Emerson Read More | Comment »

Tidbits From Austin International Drag Fest
Queen Friday VIII from San Antonio really strutted her stuff this past Friday. In fact, she might be one of the most underrated queens to perform a set at the fourth annual Austin International Drag Festival’s Drag Village at the Holiday Inn.

8:00AM Mon. Nov. 19, Courtney Naquin Read More | Comment »

Illuminating The Magic Lantern
Before cinema, there was the magic lantern. That glorious, incandescent source of entertainment lives on in spirit through Austin's Magic Lantern podcast, where wonder – and tonight, terror – replace the sense of cynicism that so often pervades film culture.

7:00AM Mon. Nov. 19, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Scratch That: Dusterhoft Still at APD
Earlier today we briefly posted and then took offline a story reporting that Austin Police Commander Jason Dusterhoft had retired abruptly amid an ongoing Internal Affairs investigation. That story was not accurate, and Dusterhoft has not retired from APD.

4:32PM Fri. Nov. 16, News Staff Read More | Comment »

The Empty Bowl Project Is This Sunday
Since 1997, The Empty Bowl Project has been gathering Austinites together on the Sunday before Thanksgiving for a unique event dedicated to fighting hunger in Central Texas. This year’s event is Sunday, November 18, 11am-3pm.

3:36PM Fri. Nov. 16, Emily Beyda Read More | Comment »

3rd Court Halts Paid Sick Leave
This post has been updated. The 3rd Court of Appeals has shut down Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance, passed by City Council earlier this year. The worker’s rights ordinance, which requires most businesses grant employees up to eight paid sick days a year, is a violation of the Texas Minimum Wage Act, ruled the Austin-based appeals court.

2:02PM Fri. Nov. 16, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

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Learn How to Bake Dessert From a British Royal Chef
If you’ve ever been to afternoon tea or marveled at perfectly frosted royal wedding cakes on your 53-inch flat screen, you’ve probably dreamed of crafting those storybook desserts that seem only attainable to those who dwell in castles across the sea. Well, not anymore.

7:16AM Fri. Nov. 16, Alisha McDarris Read More | Comment »

Oilcan's Is Open
Good news, gays – Oilcan Harry’s is back in business.

2:15PM Thu. Nov. 15, Ray Emerson Read More | Comment »

Drag Fest Showcases Best Bets
Today, the fourth annual Austin International Drag Festival, often dubbed “the largest drag festival in the world,” kicks off at the Holiday Inn Midtown. If you don't know, that's four days featuring almost 400 drag performers, workshops, panels, and even a few chances to tryout for two drag reality series.

1:05PM Thu. Nov. 15, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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