Topics :: Austin, Texas

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Jul 5, 2014
An Austin, Texas lingerie store is coming under fire today after being accused of humiliating and discriminating against a transgender customer.

Austin Couple Creates Website for Gay Fathers

Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Two Austin men struggling with fatherhood as a gay couple have launched a website designed to offer advice, assistance and support to other men in their situation.

Two Texas Judges Offer Gay Commitment Ceremonies

Sunday Feb 16, 2014
An offer by two Texas judges to officiate same-sex "commitment" ceremonies at an Austin courthouse on Valentine’s Day has sparked the anger of GOP politicians who noted the Lone Star State doesn’t recognize gay marriage.

5 Free Things to do in Austin, TX

By Chris Tomlinson | Monday Feb 10, 2014
Most festival-goers don’t realize Austin is home to the first photograph, a Gutenberg Bible and the world’s largest urban bat colony. And the best thing for a city that prides itself on environmentalism is that all of the sites are free.

Gay Rights Groups Seek Anti-Bias Victory in Texas

By Paul J Weber | Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives were expected Thursday to pack a City Council meeting for a vote on nondiscrimination protections that are already in place elsewhere in Texas but that have drawn rebuke from big-name Republicans.

Austin Police Charge Suspect With Murder of Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jul 26, 2013
Austin police charged a 26-year-old man with the murder of a gay man after he admitted to killing him.

Did This Austin Bar Discriminate Against Gay Customers?

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 23, 2013
The owners of an Austin bar that used to cater to an gay customers have come under fire after gay patrons were allegedly turned away from the bar.

Austin Police Search for Suspect in Murder of Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 17, 2013
Police are looking for a suspect who may have been involved in the murder of a gay man in Austin, TX.

Hair Stylist Tells All About Fort Worth Salon

Tuesday Nov 27, 2012
"Hairspray, High Heels, and Second Hand Smoke" by Frank Meyner gives readers an intimate look at the relationship between cosmetologist and client.

Two Gay Men Attacked During Austin’s Gay Pride

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 25, 2012
Two gay men say they were beaten by a stranger in a pizza parlor because the attacker claims he thought the men were hitting on him.