(These groups have both male and female membership.)

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  • Austin Poetry Slam - Dedicated to honoring the Austin community by providing and promoting poetry and its performance in a manner that engages, challenges, celebrates, and supports both artist and audience.
  • Flicker - A bi-monthly film festival in Austin, TX that features short films by area filmmakers and all other enthusiasts who dare submit via mail! Submissions are free. Flicker Austin was started in January 2001.


  • Bureau of Business Research - Research and service activities focus on the competitiveness of Texas industries.
  • Freelance Austin - The mission of FreelanceAustin is to provide a low-cost, casual forum where creative, self-employed professionals can meet to share leads, ideas and experiences. Although many members are writers and editors, the group includes creative professionals from a variety of disciplines, from graphic designers to Web developers, photographers and high-tech marcom specialists.

ENGINEERING - member link submissions welcome.


  • Geek Austin - Blogs, jobs & links to Austin Geek Resources - Austin User Groups: UT SIGlinux, Austin Linux Group, Central Texas LUG, CACTUS CT PC User Group, The Robot Group, Austin Tech Calendar, Austin Software Council, Metro Austin Interactive Network, Austin Free Net & more.

GOVERNMENT - member link submission welcome.


  • Austin Freenet - A non-profit corporation established in 1995, Austin Free-Net (AFN) helps community organizations launch free Internet access sites for the public.
  • Austin Index - For Austin TX webloggers, writers, photographers, artists, web designers, and others who share a common passion for publishing on the web.
  • Austin Technology Council (ATC) - A non-profit professional organization representing the software industry, Internet, information technology, new media, semiconductor, hardware, telecom, and related companies whose business success is tied to the new economy. Mission is to build upon the strengths of many companies ‹small and large‹ to help forge a world center of technology in Central Texas.
  • Austin Wireless - A group in Austin and surrounding areas who are experimenting with the WLAN protocol IEEE 802.11x. in creating an alternate wireless network for Austin and planning to have Internet gateway to the network.
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) - Austin Chapter. Based in San Francisco, EFF is a donor-supported membership organization working to protect fundamental rights regardless of technology; to educate the press, policymakers and the general public about civil liberties issues related to technology; and to act as a defender of those liberties. Publishes a comprehensive archive of digital civil liberties information at one of the most linked-to websites in the world:
  • Metropolitan Austin Interactive Network (MAIN) - A non-profit organization whose mission is to establish and operate efficiently a community-access computer network. The purpose of this network is information sharing and communication among the people and governmental, educational, commercial, cultural, religious, and civic organizations, in order to enhance lives and make the best use of community resources.
  • International Webmaster's Association - A professional trade association whose mission is to provide and foster professional advancement opportunities among individuals dedicated to or pursuing a Web career, and to work diligently to enhance their effectiveness, image, and professionalism as they attract and serve their clients and employers.


  • Video Women - AYahoo group that's an email only, women only group, with a focus on video technology. Hardware, software and services.

MEDICINE - member link submissions welcome.


  • Alamo PC Organization - South Texas' PC User Group promoting computers for everyone: from beginner to expert. (San Antonio)
  • Association of Internet Professionals, Austin Chapter - Representing more than 9,500 individual Internet Professionals and over 150 leading Internet industry companies and educational institutions.
  • Central Texas LAN Association (CTLA) - Professional Organization providing education, resources, technical training, professional interaction and career focus to Network Computing Professionals throughout Central Texas.
  • Central Texas PC Users' Group - Central Texas' largest group of PC afficionados in the Austin area.

NEWS - member link submissions welcome.


  • Austin Cold Fusion User Group -
  • Austin Macromedia User Group - Meets monthly to discuss functionality of Macromedia software.
  • Dallas Cold Fusion User Group - The mission of the DFW ColdFusion User Group is to provide a community of ColdFusion developers who can help each other with education about ColdFusion and related Web Technologies and provide forum for discussion of real-world CF programming issues.
  • Houston ColdFusion User Group - Consists primarily of developers located in and around Houston, however membership is open to anyone regardless of location. There is currently no charge for becoming a member. Monthly meetings are held to discuss current issues with Cold Fusion and Macromedia and to share new development techniques and methods.

SEXUALITY - member link submissions welcome.

SCIENCE - member link submissions welcome.

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