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Education Austin Calls Out AISD Police
Austin Justice Coalition, the NAACP, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, and more insist on “roundtable discussion” to address policing in schools
"...A coalition of community activists gathered on Friday, Sept. 20, to call..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Rethinks Transgender Day of Remembrance
Remembering those we've lost and celebrating the community
"...The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed each November 20 to..."

Nov. 19, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Ray Emerson

Transgender Students and Parents Say the State Is Putting Children in Danger
Is Texas' refusal to implement a national mandate state-sponsored bullying?
"...Round Rock mother, recalls this moment as the first of several over the course of her child's life that..."

Sept. 9, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Qmmunity: Trans Day of Remembrance
Plus events for Trans Week of Resilience, Drag Fest returns for year five, and more
"...November 20 marks the 20th anniversary of Trans Day of Remembrance. Austin's annual vigil, hosted by..."

Nov. 15, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity: A Week of Trans Remembrance and Awareness
Recognizing those we've lost and those we love in the transgender community
"...ago, the Qmmunity section planned to release a series of profile pieces on the Austin trans community to coincide..."

Nov. 19, 2021 Column by James Scott

Trans Day of Remembrance
Countries across the world prepare for the 18th annual Trans Day of Remembrance on Sunday
"...countries across the world prepare for the 18th annual Transgender Day of Remem­brance this Sunday. Loera was the first..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The State of Trans Health Care
Gender affirming care in Austin is improving. But by how much? And how far must it still go?
"...well-known activist and artist, Westbrook fought to empower the transgender community at a time when LGBTQ rights were still..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Anatomy of an Understanding
How an unfortunate fitting room encounter brought Petticoat Fair to a session called 'Trans 101'
"...under her belt (Front Gate Tickets, for one), so of course she checked the Web. "Reddit has a SubRed­dit..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Battle of the Bathroom Bigots
Austin's "bathroom bill" aims to protect rather than demonize trans residents
"...Paula Buls has experienced firsthand the impact of the current right-wing campaign against transgender rights. Buls, a..."

May 27, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Qmmunity: Advocacy Orgs’ Toolkit Informs Trans Students of Their Rights
Plus, don't miss queer crafting, But I'm a Cheerleader screening, and more events
"...As the third special session of the 87th Texas Legislature kicks off this week, LGBTQIA..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...$1,500 was a lot of money in 1990. When the city of Austin required..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

City to Examine APD's Transgender ID Policy
Department admits there's room to improve on how it identifies trans people
"...the Austin Police Depart­ment's policies and training on identifying transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Less than a month into the..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Qmmunity: Queer Rights and Queer Lives at the Texas Lege
News from Austin’s Pink Dome, plus this weekend’s top queer events
"...legislative session has brought us nearly double the number of anti-queer and -trans bills than the previous session (see..."

March 19, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

Qmmunity: Trans Day of Remembrance
Plus, Poo Poo Platter’s eighth anniversary, holiday market at the Little Gay Shop, and more
"...Austin's annual vigil honoring Trans Day of Remembrance returns this Friday, Nov. 20. The Transgender Education..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Transgender Day of Remembrance
"...Members of the gender-diverse community and allies have come to mark..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...in COVID: Austin and Travis County entered Stage 4 of the local COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines for the first time..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Feature

State Board of Education Brings a New Anti-Sex Circus to Town
Anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, and creationism advocates to help revise Texas public schools’ sex education
"...The State Board of Education has anointed anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, and creationism advocates to..."

July 5, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Justice Down to the Pronoun
APD, media blunder in portrayal of transgender murder victim
"...Monica Loera was shot and killed outside of her Powell Lane duplex in the early morning hours..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Gay Place
The largest transgender survey ever conducted is out, and the results reflect many hardships
"...The National Center for Transgender Equality released the largest transgender survey ever conducted, with..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity: Honoring Our Trans and Nonbinary Siblings
Transgender Day of Visibility celebrations go virtual
"...Now in its 11th year, International Transgender Day of Visibility (Tue., March 31) makes space to..."

March 27, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Qmmunity: Trans Visibility, Y’all
What does trans visibility mean this Trans Day of Visibility?
"...Time to be visible, fellow transgenders. How you celebrate this March 31 is up to..."

April 1, 2022 Column by James Scott

Qmmunity: The Queer Stories That Made 2019
Looking back, enjoying gelato, and the return of Middle School Dance Party
"...I didn't realize this year marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and I certainly wasn't paying attention..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
The formation of groups like the CTTHC are more important now than ever
"...Last summer, a group of trans folks, allies, health professionals, clinicians, researchers, educators, activists,..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Trans Awareness Week: Alexander Danger Celebrates Trans Pride Onstage
Boyz of Austin staple reflects on road to becoming a drag king
"...on Fourth Street – flashing in the multitudinous gems of drag queen shows at all the queer bars...."

Nov. 16, 2021 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Lege Lines: Don’t Blame the Death Worm
The Texas House wants to kill off "film incentives"
"...Matt Shaheen hate incentives. During last week's House discussion of Senate Bill 1, the draft budget for the upcoming..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Trans Awareness Week: aGLIFF’s Bears Rebecca Fonté on Queer Cinema’s Power
“It's important that we have people who are telling our stories”
"...has a cat named Buttons who experiences the inverse of Zoom fatigue; her virtual meeting backgrounds are excellent; and..."

Nov. 15, 2021 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Remembering Monica Loera
Murdered trans woman has been treated callously by the media
"...Monica Loera was shot and killed in front of her home on Jan. 22...."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Digging Into Queer History in Cured
Doc explores fight to de-list homosexuality as mental illness
"...Queer history is a collection of stories, and those stories only endure if we make..."

April 21, 2021 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Where the Girls Go/ATX: Frisky Fall Edition
Queertastic grrrl events this weekend, and every weekend.
"...keeping anyone inside. In fact, with that extra hour of night skies, autumn is clearly telling us to stay..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Events to Help Queer Up Your Autumn
As the temperatures cool, the queers come out to play
"...the (queer) events are overflowing. Sure, we have loads of fabulous LGBTQ parties, gatherings, and get-togethers all year, but..."

Aug. 30, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

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