Topics :: Austin, Texas

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Austin's Texas Chili Queens Food Truck Serves Up Spice and Sass

By Heather Cassell | Apr 14
Edward "Ed" Hambleton is putting his own spin on the historic chili queens with his chili food truck, Texas Chili Queens.

How to Get Hitched in Austin, Texas

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 31
There are lots of options for a bigger-than-life Texan nuptial, but we've set our sights on locavore-centric Austin, which has always been a beacon of blue in a primarily red state.

Texas Hosts STAPLE! Indie Media Expo for Women

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 6
On March 7-8 in Austin, Texas, women come together for the STAPLE! Independent Media Expo, a tastefully presented two-day convention featuring the best of independently produced comics, zines, art, crafts, games and more.

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
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

Jun 14
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

Feb 16
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 | Feb 10
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 | Sep 5
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 | Jul 26
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 | Jul 23
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.

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