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Texas coronavirus cases lead to cancellation of Austin’s SXSW

Texas coronavirus cases lead to cancellation of Austin’s SXSW

The annual Austin festival founded in 1987 attracts more than 400,000 attendees from all over the world and generates hundreds of millions of dollars. By Naomi Andu, The Texas Tribune Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared a local disaster on Thursday that effectively cancels this year’s South by Southwest festival. The 10-day event was scheduled to

Deep in Vogue: House of Kenzo’s Multidisciplinary Movement

I meet House of Kenzo (HOK) on the University of the Incarnate Word Sky Bridge, a phobia-tweaking pedestrian catwalk over the zooming traffic on Highway 281. It’s a sunny afternoon, and House of Kenzo are mid-photo shoot. They are beautiful, self-assured, gender-flouting, working their rainbow fashion gear into wind-whipped battle flags visible for a half-mile.

Texas Competes Pledge Reaches 500+ Signatures

Texas Competes, a coalition funded by Equality Texas, recently announced a major milestone after reaching more than 500 signatures (Google, Marriott, Whole Foods, American Airlines, IBM, Dell, SXSW and SeaWorld among them) from Texas business leaders committed to ensuring the protection and inclusion of LGBT people within the state’s varied businesses. The coalition believes that the state’s