Austin Under 40 award recipient

Nico Ramsey, an Austinite working to advance LGBTQ+ rights and make a difference in Central Texas, was recently honored with an Austin Under 40 award.

History of the rainbow Pride flag

The rainbow pride flag, created by Gilbert Baker in 1978, symbolizes LGBTQ+ pride, diversity, and acceptance, evolving over time with variations like the Progress Pride Flag to represent broader inclusivity, especially as millions celebrate Pride Month globally.

Pride Party and Market

The Little Gay Shop is hosting its Pride Party and Market on June 23, featuring local vendors, free drinks, food and activities to celebrate Pride Month. Justin Galicz joins Good Day Austin to share all about it.

US issues alert on violence targeting LGBTQI+ individuals and events

The U.S. Department of State has issued a worldwide caution for U.S. citizens, warning of potential violence targeting LGBTQI+ individuals and events, urging increased caution, avoiding unsafe locations, and registering with STEP, as the FBI and DHS also warn of potential threats during Pride Month.

Catholic school can legally fire gay teacher, court finds

On May 8, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a North Carolina Catholic high school could legally fire gay teacher Lonnie Billard, citing the "ministerial exception" to uphold its religious doctrines.