Purple Desert Intentional Community

TBD, Texas, United States

  • Last updated: May 20, 2018 (2 seconds ago)
  • Listing created on: May 20, 2018

Mission Statement

* To be a safe haven for LGTBQ individuals, with a strong emphasis on trans rights.

* To be a carbon negative establishment.

* To be a tiny experiment in socialist society.

Community Description

We are a small group of LGTBQ individuals interested in purchasing several acres of desert land and building a small ecovillage with primarily LGTBQ members.


  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property), Transition Town or Eco-Neighborhood (focused on energy/resource resiliency)
  • Location: To be Determined


  • Status: We do not have land
  • Planned Residence Types: Single-family homes, Multi-family homes, Room(s) in a house or building, Tiny house, Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent, Mobile homes, RV’s, converted buses, Natural built structues


  • Adult Members: 2
  • Child Members: 0
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely
  • Open to new Members: Yes


  • Decision Making: TBD
  • Identified Leader: No


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes

Sustainability Practices



LGTB, LGTBQ, transgender, trans