Long Center for the Performing Arts
"...It’s been a complicated year for Austin Pride – the group responsible for throwing the city’s annual LGBTQ celebration. Last year’s last-minute rescheduling, thanks to Hurricane Harvey, left the board facing unplanned for debt, and longtime President Paul Huddleston stepped down in February, handing the reins to former VP Micah Andress...."
"...Austin Pride has been officially rescheduled. Split into two dates three weeks apart, the parade will march Saturday, Sept..."
"...We're a bit beside ourselves. Erasure's Andy Bell has been announced as this year's headliner at Austin Pride...."
"...Austin Pride is off this weekend; the potential threat from Hurricane Harvey is now too real...."
"...As co-founder of two nonprofits (Austin Justice Coalition and Counter Balance: ATX), Mann is passionate about empowering the city's marginalized communities and eradicating what she sees as systems of oppression – from the prison industrial complex to the county's Commissioners Court. She's also one of two grand marshals in Saturday's Pride Parade..."
"...As 2015 heats up, so do some of the gayest events of the season. Pride is the big one, at over a week long..."
"...For many, 2010 will mark a year of great growing pains for Pride celebrations in Austin. It's the year the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce decided to move away from one of the best Pride celebrations Austin had ever seen (2009) by ignoring the lessons of history, dismantling the progress that did occur, and reinventing the wheel..."
"...MULTIFAITH PRIDE SERVICE The apex of Pride. The openness, the spirit, the display of true acceptance: This is what it's all about..."
"...WE GOT PRIDE! YOU GOT PRIDE! Wow. No more waiting for the heat of Pride to come..."
"...2012 Austin Pride Parade, Sat., Sept. 22, 8pm..."
"...Austin rolls in the 2013 line-up of the annual Pride Parade..."
"...Neither rain, nor scorching temps, nor running mascara could stop the city's queer community from celebrating Austin Pride 2018 all weekend long. Despite a major down pour just hours before rolling out, Saturday night's parade brought one of the largest crowds and wettest routes in recent history..."
"...Austin Pride is still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which forced organizers to reschedule the city's annual LGBTQ festival and parade on exceptionally short notice and in doing so put the organization nearly $100,000 in debt. Then on Feb..."
"...Have a look at the feature interview with our own Rob Cohen right over here to see what they're celebrating, and come out and see Double Duchess at the Werk! Fashion Show at the AT&T Conference Center on Fri., Sept. 6 and on the Main Stage for Austin Pride during the festival at Fiesta Gardens, Sat., Sept..."
"...And yes, young Miley is ridiculous, but music has the power to save souls. Did any of you catch Double Duchess at GayBiGayGay? (Hrmph, grrrl, we saw you.) Well, they're back for Pride..."
"...City Council member Jimmy Flannigan shows off his Pride..."
"...Austin's Pride Week capped off on Sat., Aug. 27 with a thunderous parade stretching from the Capitol all the way down to Fourth Street..."
"...Over 35 drag, diva, deejay, and burlesque performers kept the audiences packed in across two stages all day at Austin Pride, Saturday, August 29 at Fiesta Gardens. According to Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation president Paul Huddleston, the festival numbers kept "constantly near capacity," 7,500 all day long..."
"...You know, that time when you slip into some booty shorts or your best leather, douse yourself in glitter, and hang out with the wonderful double rainbow that is your community. If you haven't caught on, we are talking about Austin PRIDE, and it's closer than you think...."
"...First, Equality Texas, the entity which has organized the Austin Pride Festival for as long as anyone can remember announced this year that it was handing the festival torch to the freshly formed Pride Coalition, a group composed of representatives from just about every local LGBT concern...."
"...Break out the rainbow flags, betches, because this year marks the 25th anniversary of Austin Pride. In honor of Austin’s quarter of a lifetime achievement, special festivities will run throughout the whole week..."
"...Back in 2003, when things (ahhhhh~BUUUUSSSSSSSH!) seemed bleak for the queers, I wrote about why Austin Pride matters. Despite our advances, the monsters are always lurking and looking for ways to turn back time..."
"...Three days in and Austin PRIDE is off to a great start. If you didn't Werk it with Bianca Del Rio and Margaret Cho at the fashion show, or hang with Bobby Cook and Chris Topher Hattersley at the Big Gay PRIDE Brunch, then don't miss out on this awesome line-up for for the festival...."
"...Grrrl, strap on ya heels and strike a pose, because in less than two week's time, it is time to Werk! at Austin Pride's official kickoff...."
"...Members of QueerBomb, Austin's renegade counter-Pride, and members of the official Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation board agreed to a sit-down together in the offices of The Austin Chronicle last week. This felt monumental..."
"...We know we're tardy for the party. Pride has come and gone and Austin's queertizens are chilling to the next episode..."
"...Do you hear it? That’s the sound of glitter crashing to the ground in celebration of Pride season! Yes, for the next three months (and then some), the biggest state in the lower 48 will be awash in rainbows and queers of all ilks celebrating culture, community, resilience, and most of all that amazing queer magic we all share...."
"...Across the country, Pride season kicks off June 1, and for the past nine years, Austin has marked its arrival with Queerbomb, our anti-corporate alt-Pride, which falls on the first Saturday of the month. This year, however, Queerbomb won't be the only LGBTQ celebration on the block..."
"...We sure hope we see you out and about this festive frisky week. It's on, baby bunnies. AUSTIN PRIDE..."
"...Two Gay Christmases that is, and it's one of our city's most magical of merits. From June's nonconformist QueerBomb, to this weekend's more traditional Pride, there's more than enough gay celebrations for any and all..."
"...DJ GirlFriend.) Each takeover, the team raises cash or collects donations for Austin nonprofits. Prides, Festivals, and Major Queer’d Events..."
"...Last weekend, Austin Black Pride celebrated its second year of successful events. While the festivities don't include a parade, they created spaces and programming that cater to Austin's black LGBTQ community...."
"...Shoemaker is that ultrarare mix of inspired artist and generous, committed activist: "She's very aware of protecting and educating and enhancing her community," says Soileau. It's a predilection that's nowhere better demonstrated than in her current work – collaborating with Soileau and others on alternative Pride celebration QueerBomb – and in what she's planning next: a gay wax museum...."
"...This Friday, celebrate Austin Pride and support homegrown dragavism by attending Planned Parenthood’s second annual After Dark. The event, taking over Cheer Up Charlie’s, is bringing in Drag Out HIV, an HIV awareness drag performance group comprised of queens from the Rio Grande Valley...."
"...Camila Grey is coming home. The musician (singer, guitarist, and keyboardist of Uh Huh Her) turned DJ will descend on Austin to play one hell of a ladies Pride party on the eve of the parade..."
"...Snoop Dawg look-alike dykes tailin' Tri-Delts on the back of pickup trucks for Jell-O shots. Welcome to Gay Spring Break or, as it is better known, Pride Houston. You know that part of freaking, when the person in the back steadies themselves by either outstretching their arms to rest against the freak's clavicle or grabs ass so as not to fall over? Yeah, well, that basically summed up the whole trip to H-Town last weekend..."
"...Kind Clinic: A sexual health clinic providing patients with access to PrEP (that drug that blocks HIV). Prides and Parties..."
"...A few Chronicle interns decided to roll with the Gay Place krewe as allies at this year's Pride Parade. Here are my favorite moments from Austin Pride 2013...."
"...I have high hopes for QueerBomb, the alternative march and celebration launching this year, which seems to be setting itself up in direct opposition to the officially sanctioned Pride parade and festival. Like I said, I'm new here, and I don't know much about the history and politics of these organizations, but the Pride festivities, when I've attended, have seemed small, old-fashioned, and slightly embarrassed to be here..."
"...Out Youth works as a hub for Central Texas’ LGBTQ youth, while allgo specifically caters to queer people of color. The LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, Austin Pride, Black Pride, the Kind Clinic, and Waterloo Counseling Center (to name a few) provide Austin’s queer community with localized and thoughtful support..."
"...• Austin Gay & Lesbian Pride Foundation (AGLPF) Because you can't support LGBT issues without feeling a little bit of pride. www.austinpride.org..."
"...Time Warner which apparently thought the wall was no great shakes, either took the suggestion of Tracy Wolczanski and had local artists submit bids for a mural. Vaughn and Rich pitched a "South Austin pride" theme, full of recognizable landmarks from below Town Lake, which Vaughn did a sketch of, and it was accepted..."
"...Each year, since 2011, since the current crop of the Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation board members have been at this game, Austin Pride has ramped up the ante with more acts, more events, more more, more, and more. The quality has matched the quantity, too, with last year's expanded and remapped parade route, with extra fun and frolic and the fest proper, and with bands and entertainers that scour a variety of interests and genres..."
"...When Chad Peevy became president of the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in 2009, he told the Chronicle he was working to build "a sense of community that is inclusive." In the wake of this year's chamber-led Pride festival on June 5, which saw a large portion of the LGBT community mount a parallel parade and celebration under the QueerBomb banner, major questions remain about how successful this new "inclusive" Pride really was...."
"...One goal of gay pride celebrations has always been to bring the range of LGBT communities and their straight allies together under one banner. This year, several local groups and artists say they have found themselves not so welcome in the planning for this weekend's Austin Pride events...."
"...The weekend of September 5, 6, & 7 in San Marcos was historic: The sky did not fall, the world did not end, and Lady Justice did not drop off her perch atop the Hays County Courthouse, high above the historic town square. Yet, somehow, the city held her first- ever LGBTQ Pride celebration, complete with drag shows, a community festival, parade, dances, and Splash Day at the San Marcos River..."
"...When it comes to the Austin gay community, there is Pride and then there is pride...."
"...It’s been more than 10 years since Black Pride paraded here in Austin. But this weekend all of that is about to change thanks to a conversation that began between three friends last December...."