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LGBTQ Caucus' Queer Priorities at the Texas Capitol
House's recently formed caucus announces top causes for 2019
"...The Texas House of Representatives’ recently formed LGBTQ Caucus isn’t losing..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Hundreds Die-In at Texas Capitol to Demand Movement on Overdose Crisis
Legalizing fentanyl test strips is only step one, advocates say
"...Last Wednesday, hundreds traveled to the state capitol to listen to and share personal experiences with the..."

Feb. 20, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

VIDEO: Playing Pokémon Go at the Texas Capitol
We chat with a few players catching them all on the Capitol grounds
"...Well, people love it enough to venture to the Capitol grounds in the Texas heat, mingle with other players,..."

July 28, 2016 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Fight for Our Lives Rally at the Texas Capitol
"...Fight for Our Lives Rally at the Texas Capitol rotunda to oppose anti-LGBTQI legislation...."

March 27, 2023 Photo Gallery

Bans Off Our Bodies Protest at the Texas Capitol
"...performance art participants protest Senate Bill 8 at the Texas Capitol on September 1, 2021...."

Sept. 1, 2021 Photo Gallery

Trans Pride Flag Demonstration at the Texas Capitol
"...rights supporters and advocates, joined by advocacy org Equality Texas, unveiled a giant Transgender Pride flag outside the Texas..."

May 21, 2021 Photo Gallery

COVID Provides Perfect Excuse to Bar Media Access at the Texas Capitol
A cooped-up press corps tries to quantify what they lost along with access
"...excuse to bar reporters from the floor of the Texas House and Senate during this one-of-its-kind session. It took..."

June 4, 2021 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Youth Climate Strike at the Texas Capitol
"...Roughly a thousand demonstrators gathered at the Capitol on Friday for Austin Climate Strike. The rally was..."

Sept. 23, 2019 Photo Gallery

Beto O'Rourke Presidential Campaign Rally at the Texas Capitol
"...Beto O'Rourke's daylong Texas-wide presidential campaign kickoff ended with a rally attended by..."

April 1, 2019 Photo Gallery

Hundreds Die-in at Texas Capitol to Demand Movement on Overdose Crisis
Legalizing fentanyl test strips is only step one, advocates say

Feb. 24, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin's Queer Dance Freakout Returns for the Texas Primaries
Why we want Cruz out and how to make your perfect protest sign
"...gaggle of queers are about to descend on the Capitol. A year after bringing their dance party protest to..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Texas Dems Storm the Capitol (Peacefully!) To Demand Voting Rights
O'Rourke, House quorum-breakers rally thousands
"...O’Rourke led crowds from across the state to the Texas Capitol on Sunday evening, June 20, where a close-packed..."

June 21, 2021 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

False Confederate Capitol Plaque Removed – And It Only Took Six Decades!
Efforts by Democrat Rep. Johnson led the way
"...On Friday, Jan. 11, Texas officials made a long overdue – as in, “more..."

Jan. 14, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Beto's On His Way: "We've Got To Show Up, And That Means Coming to the Capitol on Sunday"
Weekend rally wraps up "Texas Drive for Democracy" tour
"...Beto O'Rourke is driving into small towns in red Texas to talk about democracy. Yesterday's stop was Center, almost..."

June 18, 2021 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Equality Texas Promotes LGBTQ Friendly Legislation
Report finds “stark gap” between acceptance and lack of protections
"...In a new report released Wednesday, Feb. 27, Equality Texas – a statewide political advocacy organization for queer and..."

Feb. 27, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

A World of Texas
Profiles of seven writers attending this year's Texas Book Festival
"...Of all the good that comes from the Texas Book Festival (since 1996, the first year of the..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Meet the Texas Lawmaker Working to Ban Conversion Therapy
Rep. Celia Israel on politics, queerness, and transportation
"...In 1992, Celia Israel had one thing holding her..."

April 2, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

The Capitol Beat on Books
Texas Book Festival Wrap
"...Last weekend's Texas Book Festival didn't have the political superstars of years..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Black Leaders Demand UT Leave “Eyes of Texas” Out of Sugar Bowl
The Longhorns face the Washington Huskies in New Orleans on Jan. 1
"...As the Texas Longhorns prepare to face off against the Washington Huskies..."

Dec. 28, 2023 Music Post by Carys Anderson

Stacey Abrams, Lawrence Wright Announced for Texas Book Festival
First wave of authors spans poetry to novels to kids books
" of the first authors to attend this fall's Texas Book Festival, taking place Nov. 11-12 in the Texas..."

July 31, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas on the Brink of Enjoying Beer Like Every Other State in America
Beer-to-Go passes Texas Senate as TABC Sunset Bill amendment
"...Westeros and apparently in the war room of the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. The infamous Beer-to-Go Amendment (née: Bill)..."

May 23, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

John Kerry to Kick Off Texas Tribune Festival
Other speakers include Nancy Pelosi, Beto O'Rourke, Jeff Flake
"...pull America back from the brink of madness? September’s Texas Tribune Festival provides an excellent opportunity to do just..."

Aug. 1, 2018 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case This Week
HB 2 oral arguments start Wednesday
" all centers around a law born in the Texas Capitol...."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

84th Texas Legislative Session Begins
"...On Tuesday Jan. 13, the Texas Capitol was all hustle and bustle as the 84th..."

Jan. 14, 2015 Photo Gallery

Developing Stories: The Long Capitol View
The Downtown Commission and Heritage Society of Austin square off over Capitol-view corridors
"..."The Capitol was intended to prevail over other structures, as community..."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...year that when he was growing up in West Texas, he was sometimes called a "good minority" -- the..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Hidden Capitol Kitchens
Living life on the Lege is difficult enough without having to figure out what's for lunch
"...When it comes to Texas politics, it's not what you know, and it's barely..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Food Feature by Richard Whittaker

Three Years After the January 6 Insurrection, What’s Changed in Central Texas?
Locals have pleaded guilty, but conspiracy theories still reign
"...years since a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Though more than 700 people have..."

Jan. 6, 2024 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Thousands Rally at the Capitol
Supporters of women's rights energized to continue fighting bad bills
"...supporters of reproductive rights gathered in front of the Capitol today for a rousing rally in advance of the..."

July 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Big, Bright Eyes of Texas
Celebrating the life of the bigger-than-life Ann Richards
"...Richards was sworn in as governor of a "New Texas."..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

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