Texas Archival Resources Online

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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Sites

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection, 1999-



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio
Title: A Guide to the General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection
Dates: 1999-
Abstract: Web collection of general Texas gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer related web sites crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2009. The collection includes web sites, Facebook pages, and Twitter feeds created by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer related organizations from across Texas.
Identification: MS 329
Extent: 45 web sites
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

Web collection of Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer related web sites crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2009. The collection includes 38 web sites created by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer related organizations in the from across Texas. Also included are links to previous web crawls preformed by the Internet Archive between 1999-2008 for selected web sites. Full text search of web collection and browsing of the collection's videos are available at the Archive-It web site.

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Arrangement

Web sites are arranged alphabetically by organization, then chronologically by crawl date.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on these materials.

Usage Restrictions

Please contact University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections for further information about copyright issues and permission to publish items from this collection.

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Index Terms

Organizations
Austin Latino Lesbian and Gay Organization--web archives.
Subjects
Gays--Texas--Societies and clubs.
Gays--Texas--Political activity.
Lesbians--Texas.
Gay activists--Texas.
Women--Social networks--Texas--Periodicals.
Women--Texas--Periodicals.
Lesbians--Texas--Periodicals.
Locations
Texas--History--21st century.
Genres/Formats
Digital images.
Electronic newsletters.
Online databases.
Streaming videos.

Local Subjects

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resources
Texas History

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Related Material

Rio Grande Valley Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection

San Antonio Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection

San Antonio HIV/AIDS Related Web Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[URL], General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Collection, 1999- , University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Web sites gathered beginning in November, 2009 using the Archive-It web crawler.

Processing Information

Created by Nikki Lynn Thomas, Manuscripts Curator, January 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

General Texas Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Related Web Sites

Full text search of the entire collection and browsing of the collection's videos are available at the Archive-It web site.
Alpha Tau Sorority TRI-ESS International (Austin Chapter)
Homepage created by Alpha Tau Sorority TRI-ESS International (Austin Chapter). The purpose of Alpha Tau is to act as a non-sexual support group for heterosexual crossdressers, their spouses/SO's and their families, and to assist its members in developing understanding and acceptance of both masculine and feminine qualities essential to their personalities. To further our purpose, we will provide opportunities for crossdressing programs, services, and social activities for the support of our members, and to assist members with problems related to CD'ing whenever possible.
Homepage
2010
2011-
Association for the Needs of Lesbians and Gay Students of Texas A & M University-Commerce Forum
Homepage created by the Association for the Needs of Lesbians and Gay Students of Texas A & M University-Commerce Forum. The Association for the Needs of Gay and Lesbian Students (ANGLS) is a group of people organized to promote the interests and civil liberties of homosexual, bisexual and trans-gender students and staff on campus and in the surrounding community. Membership in the group does not indicate an alternative lifestyle; just an open mind.
Homepage, 2010-
Atticus Circle
Homepage created by Atticus Circle. Atticus Circle educates and mobilizes straight people to advance equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) partners, parents, and their children. They are based in Austin, Texas.
Homepage
2006-2009
2011-
Austin Chronicle Gay Blog Place
Directory of gay blogs created by the Austin Chronicle.
Homepage, 2010-
Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Homepage created by Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. AGLCC is a not-for-profit business organization promoting networking, education, and support for gay and gay-friendly businesses and professionals, thereby contributing to the advocacy of the gay community.
Homepage
1999-2009
2011-
Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival
Twitter feed created by the Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival.
Twitter feed, 2010-
Austin Latino Lesbian and Gay Organization (ALLGO)
Homepage created by Austin Latino Lesbian and Gay Organization (ALLGO), an organizations that envisions a just and equitable society that celebrates and nurtures vibrant people of color queer cultures.
Homepage
2000-2008
2010-
Austin Roundup
Homepage created by Austin Roundup. The Austin Roundup is a non-profit organization committed to providing an annual conference where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members of AA and Al-Anon can participate in a wide range of workshops, listen to speakers, and enjoy social events which focus on a lifestyle of recovery.
Homepage
2001-2009
2011-
Bookwoman Bookstore
Facebook page, homepage, and Twitter feed created by the Bookwoman Bookstore, a feminist bookstore located in Austin, Texas.
Facebook page, 2010
Homepage
2001-2007
2010-
Twitter feed, 2010-
Bound by Desire
Homepage created by the Bound by Desire. Bound by Desire is a non-profit, social, educational, and support group exclusively for women who have a positive interest in BDSM. We sponsor educational, informational, and social events. Bound by Desire was formed in 1991 by a group of leatherdykes in Austin, Texas.
Homepage
2001-2009
2011-
Briar Patch
Homepage created by the Briar Patch, a gay bar/nightclub in El Paso, Texas.
Homepage
2008-2009
2011-
Capital City Front Runners
Facebook page and homepage created by the Capital City Front Runners. Capital City Front Runners is a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered running/walking group open to all fitness levels.
Facebook page, 2010
Homepage, 2010-
Central Texas Boys of Leather
Homepage created by the Central Texas Boys of Leather.
Homepage
2003-2008
2010-
Central Texas Transgender Society
Homepage created by Central Texas Transgender Society. The Central Texas Transgender Society is an informal association of individuals and groups in the central Texas area, formed primarily to develop and maintain this Web Site. The site is provided as a resource to the transgender community in the Central Texas area, serving (but not necessarily limited to) transexuals, cross-dressers, and genderqueer folks.
Homepage
1999-2009
2011-
El Paso Sun City Pride
Homepage created by El Paso Sun City Pride. The El Paso Sun City Pride (EPSCP) Organization was established in 2007 to serve as the social directors of the El Paso LGBT community and to bring the great City of El Paso a PRIDE Celebration it rightfully deserves.
Homepage 2011-
Equality Texas
Blog, homepage, Facebook page, Flickr account, and Twitter feed created by Equality Texas, an organization that advocates and lobbies for the elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.
Blog, 2010-
Facebook page, 2010
Flickr account, 2010-
Homepage, 2010-
Twitter feed, 2010-
Frontera Pride Film Festival
Homepage and Twitter feed created by the Frontera Pride Film Festival. The Frontera Pride Film Festival was launched to present the stories of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through film exhibition. With the inaugural theme of “Building Bridges Across Borders,” the festival will take center stage in June 2009. Led by an arts and culture-focused committee of volunteers, the festival is driven by a desire to create a community event that will become an annual tradition about, by and for this vital population. The organization operates as a 501c3 nonprofit through the generosity of the Frontera Women’s Foundation and all donations are tax-deductible.
Homepage, 2010-
Twitter feed, 2010-
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Aggies
Homepage created by Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Aggies (GLBTA). The Purpose of GLBTA is threefold: to provide support for all gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender individuals within the University and surrounding communities; to provide educational information on historical and current issues regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals; and to create opportunities for welcoming, safe, and supportive social gatherings that strive to minimize the fear of harassment or exposure.
Homepage
1999-2008
2011-
Gay Straight Alliance of Central Texas at Central Texas College and Texas A & M University
Facebook page created by the Gay Straight Alliance of Central Texas at Central Texas College and Texas A & M University. Gay Straight Alliance of Central Texas at Central Texas College and Texas A & M University - Central Texas (TAMUCT) is an alliance where Central Texas (Copperas Cove, Lampasas, Killeen, Temple, Waco, Fort Hood, Harker Heights, etc..) straight, gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual and questioning individuals can come to talk, support each other, and network.
Facebook page, 2010
Get the Word Out
Homepage created by Get the Word Out. The mission of Get the Word Out is to provide the LGBT community with effective and responsible anti-violence support while promoting social acceptance of LGBT people on the Texas-Mexico border.
Homepage
2008
2011-
Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation at Angelo State University
Facebook page created by Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation at Angelo State University. ASU's student organization H.E.R.O.; a forum for the GLBTA community of Angelo State University. Entwined in the double entendre of the acronym H.E.R.O. (Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation), students , faculty, staff, --and indeed all persons who stumble upon us, our work or our site--will find a clearly defined purpose: to advocate equality among members of all sexual orientations, races, sexes and creeds; to confront stereotype and negative judgment through education; to promote positive health and sexual choices; to be an active volunteer for the betterment of the community and society at large; to provide a supportive safe-haven for those who need it; and to serve as a forum where students may find their voice.
Facebook page, 2010
Lez Go Austin
Homepage created by Lez Go Austin, a community information web site for lesbians in Austin, Texas.
Homepage, 2010-
Lone Star Lambdas Square Dance Club
Homepage and Facebook page created by the Lone Star Lambdas Square Dance Club.
Facebook page, 2010
Homepage
2007
2010-
Metropolitan Community Church of El Paso
Metropolitan Community Church of El Paso was founded in 1980 and affiliated with the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches in 1982. Our goal has always been to provide for the spiritual enhancement and development of the GLBT community.
Homepage
2001-2010
2011-
The Old Plantation
Homepage created by the the Old Plantation, a gay bar/nightclub in El Paso, Texas.
Homepage
2001-2009
2011-
PRIDE Nac
Facebook page created by PRIDE Nac. PRIDE Nac educates the public, promoting awareness and understanding of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered community. We provide a safe forum for homosexual, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and straight youth to discuss any issues concerning them. GLBTQ group at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Facebook page, 2010
Puentes LGBT Resources
Homepage created by the Puentes LGBT Resources group. The mission of Puentes LGBT Resources is to build a vibrant community free from violence and based on equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons. Welcome to the website of Puentes LGBT Resources! Puentes is the bi-national umbrella organization serving the LGBT communities on the Texas-Mexico border. Our reliable and innovative programs and initiatives such as our antiviolence project Get the Word Out provide education, outreach, advocacy and coalition building for our queer border communities.
Homepage, 2010-
QUEERIOS
Homepage created by QUEERIOS. QUEERIOS is the performing cast of the Austin Rocky Horror Picture Show, presented at the Alamo Drafthouse Village theater EVERY SATURDAY AT MIDNIGHT.
Homepage
1999-2009
2011-
Rio Adelante Grande
Homepage and Picasa page created by Rio Adelante Grande, an organization committed to serving the LGBT community of West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua. Adelante is a non-profit organization aimed at educating and empowering our LGBT community through social events, educational programs, political awareness, and spiritual guidance.
Homepage
1999-2007
2010-
Picasa page, 2010-
Spectrum
Homepage created by Spectrum, Southern Methodist University's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, Straight, Allies Association.
Homepage, 2010-
Texas Woman's University Pride
Facebook page created by the LGBT organization at Texas Woman's University in Denton TX.
Facebook, 2010
Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT)
Homepage created by the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT). The Transgender Education Network of Texas is an advocacy group dedicated to furthering the cause of gender diverse people in the State of Texas. We work to accomplish this through advocacy and education in both public and private forums. Through our efforts we strive to halt discrimination through social, legal, legislative and corporate education.
Homepage
2004-2008
2010-
United Court of Austin, Inc.
Homepage created by the the United Court of Austin, Inc. The United Court of Austin, Inc., representing the International Court System in Austin, TX, is an independent, registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the betterment of life in and around the Austin area and is committed to providing financial and physical support to other charitable organizations. The United Court of Austin, Inc. believes in educating and empowering its members and the community by promoting and advocating AIDS awareness and diversity through non-discrimination. The United Court of Austin, Inc. welcomes members and provides support regardless of race, creed, color, gender and/or sexual orientation.
Homepage
2001-2009
2011-
University of Texas at Austin Gender and Sexuality Center
Homepage created by the University of Texas at Austin Gender and Sexuality Center. The Gender and Sexuality Center provides safe spaces for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The center also facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of women and the LGBTQ communities through education, outreach and advocacy.
Homepage
2007-2010
2011-
University of Texas at Austin GLBTQ Business Students Association
Facebook page created by the University of Texas at Austin GLBTQ Business Students Association. The purpose of GBSA is to offer professional and networking opportunities to GLBTQ students through corporate interaction and community-building events. By reaching out to GLBTQ students and allies across campus, we promote the importance of professional diversity.
Facebook page, 2010

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