Who is attending HLEC events?
LGBTQ members and allies from the Highland Lakes and the greater Austin area.

Where are these events?
Events are hosted at different venues across the Highland Lakes such as businesses, homes, restaurants, and other public establishments.

What is the cost to attend?
Most socials, mixers and mingles are free to attend. Fundraisers such as our recent Gay Prom will have a ticket fee. Our generous donors will sometimes buy passes to give away free of charge based on requests from those who need them.

Do I bring anything?
That varies according to who is hosting the mixers and mingles. Some pick up the entire cost, while others ask that participants bring a covered dish to share and their own beverages.

Where can I find information about events?
Go to our events page that has a list of upcoming events.

How can I donate?
Donating is easy. Simply click on the yellow “Donate” button on this page.

How quickly can I expect to hear back from HLEC staff members?
We do our best to get back to you the same day you request information.

Where do my donations go?
Donations pay for costs associated with our educational seminars, mixers, and mingles and social services such as counseling, helping those who need name and gender changes, and other types of needs that affect LGBTQ members.