Five years ago, if someone would have told you that South Lamar would become one of the most modern and well-developed areas in Austin, they might have thought you were pulling a fast one on them. Contrary to that age-old belief, South Lamar has risen from its “weird” demeanor that Austin is known for and […]
While historically Clarksville has ranked #1 on this list, it has recently stepped down from this spot. Still very desirable because of its proximity to downtown, culture, and overall walkability, this area will always remain in the top for the LGBT community searching for a progressive and accepting community. Clarksville has a glowing reputation in […]
East Austin has taken over as the #1 neighborhood for the LGBT community in Austin. Because of its proximity to downtown, the hike and bike trail along the river, new restaurants from Austin’s top chefs, trendy bars, and entertainment, we’re seeing gay people buying up condos and homes on the East side.While many people relocating […]
Austin is no longer just a blue dot in a sea of red, as Bob Dylan so famously sang, “the times they are changin”. More and more international heavyweights are supporting the fight in Austin to accept LGBT individuals and their fight for equal rights. Titans such as Apple who is now building its North […]
Whether you’re visiting the great City of Austin for the glitz and glamour of Formula One or the invigorating experience of South By Southwest (SXSW); When in the blue oasis that is Austin, you need to sleep like you’re in paradise. Not all hotels are made the same, and not all hotels can cater to […]
By Tammy Shaklee, Founder, He’s For Me When gay singles conduct their personal interview with a certified matchmaker, they can be quite specific regarding the man they are seeking in a long-term relationship. I’ve experienced singles bringing in detailed multi-page lists, some prioritized, charted, and even diagramed out. Most have a list on their […]
A few months back I attended my first Downtown Austin Urban Happy Hour. I’ve heard people talk about this happy hour and I was looking to expand my circle of friends to include a few more straight professionals, so I definitely wanted to check it out. I was a little curious how the happy hour […]
When moving to a new city, one of the best ways to network and meet new folks is by immersing yourself in the community. Depending on the crowd you’re looking to network among, getting involved with an organization or non-profit will introduce you to many people you may not otherwise meet at the gay bars.