Mike Hendrix, an experienced public policy, health, and prominent LGBTQ+ activist, today announced his decision to seek the Democratic nomination to represent Austin in the Texas State House. If elected, Hendrix would be the only openly gay man in the Texas Legislature.
Hendrix has over 25 years in public advocacy and has done grassroots for numerous progressive campaigns. An experienced community activist, Hendrix has worked with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Texas Criminal Justice Reform, ACLU of Texas, Hispanic Contractors Association and worked as a harm-reduction volunteer for AIDS prevention helping to start and support the Prep Project in Austin, Texas. (Now the Kind Clinic.)