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ACLU of Texas Sues to Block State's Impending Drag Ban
Hands off our expression
"...The ACLU of Texas is teaming up with gay pride groups and..."

Aug. 4, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

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

Qmmunity: The Art of Advocacy
Find a way to give your say at the Lege, plus a new drag queen portrait series
"...Down at the Lege, bills endangering Texas' LGBTQ population are stacking up. Harmful legislation can be..."

March 3, 2023 Column by James Scott

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

Five Texas Families Sue State Over Ban on Health Care for Trans Youth
ACLU says C U in court
"...With weeks to go before Texas' ban on gender affirming medical care for minors goes..."

July 21, 2023 News Feature by Dex Wesley Parra

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

Residential Address: Jenny Parrott's Cozy Nest of Songs and Stories at Hole in the Wall
The Austin folk experimentalist offers a free-entry Friday time portal
"...these days, it's impossible to avoid that internal dialogue of cliches about the changing face of Austin...."

Sept. 15, 2023 Music Column by Gary Lindsey

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

Qmmunity: Spirits of Sobriety
Austin's queer community offers intentional alcohol-free events for the sober and sober curious
"...Stay dry this July. Post-Pride Month, we're easing off the gas to merge into the lane of sober..."

July 7, 2023 Column by James Scott

Ways to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop in Austin
The Illharmonic Orchestra, Bavu Blakes, and more reflect on the genre's golden jubilee
"...In the early August dog days of summer 1973, the Jamaica-born, Bronx-based DJ Kool Herc electrified..."

Aug. 11, 2023 Music Feature by Genevieve Wood

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: Making It Ourselves
Examples of queer creativity abound in Austin, Texas
"...whether that's written, sung, or sculpted. Here's three examples of local creative queers making neat shit...."

Sept. 22, 2023 Column by James Scott

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

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