An ample and convenient venue to host your next party, film screening, or big, gay fundraiser.
6406 N. I-35 #3100, 512/686-3823
Bounce balls. Shoot hoops. Sign up to play or come out and support Austin's LGBT bball league.
Whether you got that buff stuff or junk in the trunk, nurture the nature of this all-nude, all-dude group.
The high art part of the Live Music Capital of the Planet.
For the love of theatre – local, live, community theatre. Local icon Lisa Scheps finally has her own digs.
979 Springdale, 512/926-2203
Austin's newest dance mecca. Come on in, baby, the water's wet.
When the teddy bears leave the picnic, they hit up their favorite party spot, The Iron Bear.
Grab your 5-gallon, squeeze into your Wranglers and boot scoot on over for a country & queer lovin' good time.
Raising the big bucks through fabulous parties for AIDS Services of Austin.
The godfather of all Austin gay establishments, OCH has made Fourth Street what it is today. At the fag/fag-hag headquarters, the dancing is dirty, and so are the martinis, if you ask real pretty.
211 W. Fourth, 512/320-8823
Some nights, this center of urban slick has the fashion-forward standing around defining aloof, imbibing colorful cocktails, wondering exactly where everyone bought their shoes. Other nights? It's just a parrrrrrrty.
This is Texas, darlin'. Of course there is a gay rodeo.
Austin's home for intimate musical theatre and the Wilde Party, special LGBT community nights named for that Oscar guy.
Monarchical fundraisers of the most supreme order.
Exactly what kind of haven is V? It's a goddessgamin', what-the-Buckin', Jungle-lovin', dance-clubbin' style-coven, that's what.
Set and spike the night away with these volley-lovin' Q-ballers.
An all-inclusive federation in the ACC community that raises awareness of LGBT issues through promotion of national campaigns and local activism.
The grandpappy of HIV/AIDS care in Austin.
Our prime resource for LGBTQ people of color, statewide Austin Latino/a Lesbian/Gay Organization is all that and a bag of mangos.
Independent, locally owned and operated, free alternative newsweekly that reflects the heart and soul of Austin, Texas. Visit each day online or weekly at one of over 1,800 stands carrying the print version all across Central Texas.
Austin's LGBT running group providing training for 'mo fitness levels.
We promised ourselves that we would not make cheap jokes about balls. But come on. You know they've got big ones. See for yourself at their next recruiting day at Dart Bowl.
Austin's colorful rainbow umbrella for gay-owned and gay-friendly businesses. Also home to the Austin LGBT Toastmasters Club.
Over a quarter century of bringing the best in LGBT programming to Central Texas. There's still time to get in on this year's fest, October 3-7.
Austin + Pride x You = The LGBTQ community's biggest party of the year.
To ensure everyone's golden years are rainbow hued and vice versa.
Sobriety in the LGBTQIATX.
These brides of the Son of Man have a word or two for that Benedict fellow, we bet. And like real nuns, they are all about the service (and the getting down on the knees, and the habits, and the rulers across the knuckles, etc. etc.).
Support for our LGBTQ Texas Staters. Go, Bobcats!
From booming baritones to tenacious tenors, CCMC is Austin's beloved full range of gay musical community.
Caring for those living with HIV/AIDS and cancer through the support of big-hearted volunteers and you, if you care to give.
When it comes to HIV, knowing your status sooner is better than knowing later.
Equality Texas is ground zero for LGBTQIA politics, Lone Star-style. Our front line at the Texas Lege.
Steer here, queers. Moooooo.
Welcome to Austin's nude-friendly party zone. While this isn't a "gay beach," per se, you sure wouldn't know it on certain holidays. Leave the kids at home.
7000 Comanche Trl., 512/854-7275
The Austin steering committee of the national organization (you know, yellow equal sign/blue box).
One side L. One side G. Flip the mag, so you can see. Now, online only.
Rainbow-toned conservative, moderate and libertarian Republicans, including LGBT Americans and straight allies.
Oh to be young and gaaaaaaaay! Actually, most of us wouldn't go back to 17 if you paid us, but at least now, there is support of our LGBTQ (for questioning) kids.
Tune your FM to 91.7 for ATX's premiere radio program for, by, and about the LGBTQ community.
Devoted to serving Austin's HIV/AIDS community through hospice, housing, and loving support.
Sex-positive, safe-sex let's-talk-about-sex, baby. Drop in, tune in, turn on.
Search Team ProHomo on Facebook for up-to-date details on meeting spots and stops of this weekly ride. Wednesdays, 7pm.
Nothing soft about these balls. At Softball Austin, players of all expertise levels wait on-deck at their turn to bat more than just eyelids.
With less than two months til the national election, perhaps it's a good time to get to know your local gay Democratics.
Educating the State of Texas about gender diversity one conversation at a time (and sometimes through many).
For your 24/7 buzz, plus yummy grub from local vendors, served with aplomb (not necessarily a plumb).
Bouldin Creek will boul your tastebuds over with all-veg delights and their "Best of Austin"-winning "Best Hot Staff."
2011 "Best of Austin" "Best LGBTQ Hang Out" is the hottest live music queer bar in town. Plus vegan chocolate. Yup!
Pop into Cherrywood for great Sunday brunch (heavenly crawfish omelettes and Pain Perdu) and any day po-boys, salads, beer, and coffee treats.
1400 E. 38th 1⁄2, 512/538-1991
Austin's beloved institution of Mexican Interior. (And their interior is often packed.)
Austin's quintessential cuisine and one of the earliest pioneers of the Eastside restaurant revolution.
2113 Manor Rd., 512/476-5858
A great place to bring your amigas y amigos for some of the best Migas on the planet.
A true, fine, living, breathing, non-ironic example of iconic Austin. As American as their delectable apple pie.
6801 Burnet Rd., 512/459-6279
Fraught about where your money goes when you're having a refreshment at a local watering hole? Fret not. Here's Frot, an LGBT owned and operated Austin brand with proceeds to make a difference.
An LGBT and nerd haven up in the northern suburbs.
Quintessential Austin coffee klatch.
1300 S. Congress, 512/444-3800
Three words: Ninja Bachelor Party. It'll clean your clock. These hardcore juice-ologists could make dirt taste like heaven.
7329 N. Burnet, 512/524-1129
Chef/restaurateur Lou Lambert is nationally known. Come see why.
All-natural vegan, and vegetarian restaurant, bakery, and health food store. Three words: Chocolate Tres Leches.
1901 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/477-5228
Vegan ice cream and sundae concoctions to make your spoon swoon.
The cooperative grocer with a soul, right in the heart of the campus area. The hot bar and deli are off-the-radar during the fest and a great to-go respite.
3101 Guadalupe, 512/478-2667
Down-home minimalism with a Texas twang, and one of the original transformations that put South Congress Avenue on the map. Well, on the stylish map.
1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350
One of the best dining and slumber party views of our downtown.
Sleek, modern, and right around the corner from the Continental Club.
Conveniently located at the Arboretum, where you can shop 'til you drop, wine and dine, and live in the lap of luxury.
9721 Arboretum Blvd., 512/343-2626
The faceted zigzag design creates more than just four corner suites per floor, affording some magical sights, especially of our rosy Texas State Capitol. Round out this affordable staycation with a dip in the indoor-outdoor pool.
701 E. 11th, 512/478-1111
Hip and just a hop through the elegant Domain, The Westin brings chill Austin luxury to another level.
11301 Domain Dr., 512/832-4197
Austin's fierce feminist bookstore welcomes women and women-luvers of all stripes. Great kids' section, to boot.
Allyson Garro can curate the top of your head to look as divine as Divine. The higher the hair, the closer to Gawd!
Chances are there's someone you wish to delight: Say it with Cowgirls.
508 Walsh, 512/478-4626
Dapper. Elegant. Head-turning. That's you, fella, after a trip to Dandy's.
411 Brazos, 512/999-8196
The kind of wax that's welcome in your ears. Dan & Blake have created the best in a human-scaled record nirvana.
Our trusty neighborhood kink shop will fulfill your needs with a rubber helping hand, a hooded wink, and a silicone smile.
Excellent vintage fashions for excellent ladies and gents. 2-for-1 Snap Shirt Tuesdays are just one of their regularly scheduled specials.
3016 Guadalupe, Ste. A101, 512/474-7711
Rad, radical, and collectively run.
How better to rock one's inner unicorn than to don hooves in rainbow tubes of stretchy, nostalgic comfort?
High-end, LGBTQ-friendly, women friendly, and down-right-friendly adult store: Austin, a new space for "toys" has come. And you might, too. And phhhfffft! No phthalates!
It's like the attic of your supercool Seventies supermodel auntie's mansion, packed to the gills with clothes, furniture, art, textiles, jewelery, and flatware from eras gone by.
The manly dandy shall feel at home smack dab in the middle of SoCo.
1423 S. Congress, 512/373-7824
Austin's haven for gay and lesbian video rental, pride items, and sporty fashion – especially their "sister store" Package Menswear.
1114 W. Fifth #201, 512/472-0844
Not just a nursery, but a riot of color and ideas and foliage for your great outdoors.
2730 S. Congress, 512/448-2992
It's like some queen just opened that closet and the fairygodbrothers laid it all out all nice and everything. Benefits our Project Transitions HIV/AIDS service.
4902 Burnet Rd., 512/454-5161
Volunteer-run and collectively organized thrift mecca. Keep an eye peeled for their crazy 25¢ Saturdays.
Double the pleasure, double the fun (2-for-1 specials), but don't quaff too much or you'll be seeing double!
519 E. Seventh, 512/476-9982
Like wandering through and collecting souvenirs from the living rooms of artists, eccentrics, and oddballs.
You mean they'll come to my house or office to notarize something? ¡Sí! ¡Sí!
Working to promote the education of LGBT issues and to unite the LGBT legal community in the often-byzantine realm of law.
The alpha dogs for all your pets' needs.
4604 Burnet Rd., 512/452-3883
The Lord's already blessed us as we gather together. Now someone tell those meanies who think they can "pray the gay away."
Austin’s greenest home away from home, with energy-efficient, eco-friendly innovations at the core of your good night's sleep.
Find me a find, catch me a catch! This professional matchmaker makes you a match, dear busy gay professional man.
Tune your dials to something different and more LGBT-savvy and community-based from your regularly scheduled programming.
The triple threat of Austin style, all under one roof: Charm School Vintage, Salon d'Etoile, and wig wigwam, Coco Coquette.
Peace and quiet in a breezy, comfortable, LGBT-friendly, and elegant home.
Chef Brent Schumacher has been teasing and pleasing Austin palettes for ages. Just ask the Austin Film Society.
401 Sabine, 512/656-4348
From the ABCs of SEO to crossing the Ts and dotting the Is of your web presence, this full-service web/marketing service boasts a staff dedicated to LGBT Austin.
The home of Queerdalini Yoga. For those who would rather focus on chi than he or she.
God's love is for everyone; don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Come worship with "Austin's progressive voice of faith."
Austin's nonprofit hub for LGBTQ support and support groups.
Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin. Support the Chronicle