Beth Sullivan

Assistant News & Qmmunity

Formerly a proofreader and fact-checker for The Austin Chronicle, Beth’s beats include Austin’s and Travis County’s ongoing responses to COVID-19, health care, and the city’s LGBTQIA community, among others. In February 2020, Beth became the editor of Qmmunity – the longest-running queer column in alt-weekly history – where she started out as an intern after graduating from UT-Austin.

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Qmmunity: An Austin Queersgiving
Qmmunity: An Austin Queersgiving
Iron Bear’s turkey dinner and more events to give queer thanks

Columns, Nov. 24, 2021

Texas' Rickety Health Care System Heads for a Fiscal Cliff
Texas' Rickety Health Care System Heads for a Fiscal Cliff
As D.C. dollars dry up, millions of uninsured Texans see no signs of improvement

News, Nov. 18, 2021

Free Thanksgiving Meals and Food Pantries This Holiday Season
Free Thanksgiving Meals and Food Pantries This Holiday Season
Where to find Turkey dinners, volunteer opportunities, and more ways to help

News, Nov. 18, 2021

Qmmunity: Queer Moves, Queer Grooves
Qmmunity: Queer Moves, Queer Grooves
Erica Nix is making a movie – and she wants y'all to dance in it

Columns, Nov. 11, 2021

Qmmunity: Cold Nights, Hot Burlesque
Qmmunity: Cold Nights, Hot Burlesque
Bizarre Stripper Burlesque’s second anniversary show and more queer events to keep you warm

Columns, Nov. 4, 2021

Qmmunity: Austin Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Intersex Rights
Qmmunity: Austin Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Intersex Rights
Plus, don’t miss this week’s queer Halloween parties

Columns, Oct. 28, 2021

Anti-Trans Sports Bill Heads to Abbott's Desk
Anti-Trans Sports Bill Heads to Abbott's Desk
HB 25 makes Texas fifth state to pass legislature targeting trans youth this year

News, Oct. 21, 2021

Qmmunity: Austin's Frighteningly Fabulous Queer Halloween Parties
Qmmunity: Austin's Frighteningly Fabulous Queer Halloween Parties
Trick or treat yo'self to Goth Prom, Little Gay Shop of Horrors, and more

Columns, Oct. 21, 2021

Lavender Country, World’s First Openly Gay Country Band, Comes to Austin
Lavender Country, World’s First Openly Gay Country Band, Comes to Austin
Patrick Haggerty on his groundbreaking album nearly 50 years later

Qmmunity, Oct. 21, 2021

Texas House Passes Anti-Trans Sports Bill
Texas House Passes Anti-Trans Sports Bill
HB 25 bans trans students from teams matching their gender identity

News, Oct. 15, 2021

COVID: Past Delta’s Peak, A Return to Stage 3
COVID: Past Delta’s Peak, A Return to Stage 3
Nearly 72% of vaccine-eligible Travis County residents are fully vaccinated

News, Oct. 14, 2021

Qmmunity: Painting the Town Rainbow
Qmmunity: Painting the Town Rainbow
Celebrate Austin’s historic LGBTQIA+ Quality of Life Study with a Pride photoshoot and more queer events

Columns, Oct. 14, 2021

Qmmunity: Texas Trans Athletes Fight to Play
Qmmunity: Texas Trans Athletes Fight to Play
That and a bevy of LGBTQ things to do around town

Columns, Oct. 7, 2021

Qmmunity: Austin’s Top LBGTQIA Events This Week
Qmmunity: Austin’s Top LBGTQIA Events This Week
Queer hip-hop, kinky bingo, and more

Columns, Sept. 30, 2021

Revew: The Many Saints of Newark
The Many Saints of Newark
Nothing holy about this Sopranos prequel

Movie Review, Oct. 1, 2021

Travis County Voter Registration Deadline Is Oct. 4
Travis County Voter Registration Deadline Is Oct. 4
Early voting: Oct. 18-29

News, Sept. 30, 2021

Travis County Voter Registration Deadline Is Oct. 4
Travis County Voter Registration Deadline Is Oct. 4
Early voting: Oct. 18-29

News, Sept. 23, 2021

Qmmunity: Advocacy Orgs’ Toolkit Informs Trans Students of Their Rights
Qmmunity: Advocacy Orgs’ Toolkit Informs Trans Students of Their Rights
Plus, don't miss queer crafting, But I'm a Cheerleader screening, and more events

Columns, Sept. 23, 2021

Qmmunity: Anti-Trans Student-Athlete Bill Revived, Again
Qmmunity: Anti-Trans Student-Athlete Bill Revived, Again
Plus, San Marcos Pride Festival and more queer events

Columns, Sept. 9, 2021

As Austin Hits 1,000 COVID Deaths, ICU Capacity Is Strained to Its Limits
As Austin Hits 1,000 COVID Deaths, ICU Capacity Is Strained to Its Limits
Number of available adult ICU beds hovers at zero

News, Sept. 9, 2021

Qmmunity: Memories of Queers Past
Qmmunity: Memories of Queers Past
Plus, QTBIPOC dance party Fuego turns up the heat and more queer events

Columns, Sept. 2, 2021

New COVID Safety Rules for Special Events
New COVID Safety Rules for Special Events
Negative COVID tests, other measures now required for city-permitted events

News, Sept. 2, 2021

Austin Heightens COVID Guidelines for Special Event Permits
Austin Heightens COVID Guidelines for Special Event Permits
Attendee screening, distancing provisions take effect Monday

News, Aug. 29, 2021

TABC to Texas Restaurants: Comply With State Vaccine Law and We Got No Beef
TABC to Texas Restaurants: Comply With State Vaccine Law and We Got No Beef
Liquor license suspension under SB 968 is "last resort," elaborates state agency

News, Aug. 26, 2021

Back-to-School Brings New COVID-19 Records
Back-to-School Brings New COVID-19 Records
Let there be masks

News, Aug. 26, 2021

Qmmunity: Anti-Trans Bill Starts Moving With Quorum Restored
Qmmunity: Anti-Trans Bill Starts Moving With Quorum Restored
Plus, queer film fest aGLIFF kicks off hybrid festival and more queer events

Columns, Aug. 26, 2021

Qmmunity: Will Austin Ever Have a Gayborhood?
Qmmunity: Will Austin Ever Have a Gayborhood?
Plus, Future Front Market returns to Fair Market and more queer events this week

Columns, Aug. 19, 2021

No Mask, No Vax, No Entry? The Battle Between Local and State Leaders Continues.
No Mask, No Vax, No Entry? The Battle Between Local and State Leaders Continues.
Schools, private businesses push back on Abbott's orders banning mask mandates and requests for vaccination proof

News, Aug. 19, 2021

Austin Requires Masks in All Public Schools, Including Colleges
Austin Requires Masks in All Public Schools, Including Colleges
Local orders push back against Abbott’s ban on mask mandates

News, Aug. 13, 2021

Austin ISD Mandates Masks for Back to School
Austin ISD Mandates Masks for Back to School
Austin joins Texas districts in defying Abbott's COVID-19 orders

News, Aug. 12, 2021

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