Tom Forda gay fashion designer, film director, screenwriter, and film producer who was born in Austin.
LGBT culture in Austin, Texas
Recognition of same-sex unions Same-sex marriage. Happy Hour Monday and Tuesday: With a large gay and lesbian populace, Austin has the kind of vibrant and active gay scene one would find in a city twice its size. If the gay bars are not your scene, then grab a drink and sit outside as you watch the gays across the street in their natural habitat. Afterwards, there is a celebration at the rally site.
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