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THE FUTURE IS UP TO US

We’re building a grassroots movement to make Greater Austin the best place in the world for LGBTQIA+ people to live, love, learn, work, and play.

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MEET QWELL, GREATER AUSTIN’S LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

  • Dedicated to creating an LGBTQIA+ culture of health and self-actualization
  • Data-Based: 5,500+ strong LGBTQIA+ wellbeing study  
  • Input from dozens of organizations and hundreds of community members

With your help, we can build a better future for our local LGBTQIA+ community.

LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY CENTERS AND MORE

For our home to become the best place in the world for LGBTQIA+ people to live, things have to change. QWELL has worked with the community to develop plans that will increase access to affirming physical and mental healthcare, make it easier to find supportive businesses and resources, and build an LGBTQIA+ culture of health and wellbeing.

FEATURED PLANS 

Austin Outpost LGBTQIA+ Community Centers
An End to LGBTQIA+ Loneliness and Isolation

FREE RAINBOW FLAGS FOR PRIDE

QWELL started helping Greater Austin safely celebrate Pride during the pandemic by distributing thousands of free rainbow flags to households all over Travis, Williamson, Bastrop, Hays, and Caldwell Counties.

Youth in our new Pride Scouts program are seeking LGBTQIA-friendly businesses in Greater Austin to sponsor rainbow flags so every home can get a pride flag to fly!

QTPOC PRIDE

QWELL is working with Austin Latinx Pride, Austin Queer Asians, and other LGBTQIA+ leaders of color to plan Austin’s first-ever Colors of Pride Festival celebrating all queer/trans people of color, our diverse cultures, and contributions to our community!

If you are a local LGBTQIA+ person of color, click below to share your ideas: