If the WtGG crew wants to pretend that these 100° hoverings are going away anytime soon, who are we to stop them? Where the Girls Go gets jiggly with Jessica Kitty Buick presenting cool lime green Jello wrestling and DJ Malika to heat things back up again. 9:30pm-2am.
Be a part of The Austin Chronicle's super special Gayest September Ever/Pride feature section Pride 2014 (and so many other fests) preview and in the Gay Place listings in print and online. Don't just rely on those tacky Facebook invites. Send us the deets! If you are hosting an event for Pride/StarGayzer/aGLIFF, around Pride/StarGayzer/aGLIFF, or leading up to Pride/StarGayzer/aGLIFF, send us info ASAP. Deadline: Fri., Aug. 29, 4pm. Free.
Your roommate may think you wildly optimistic when you shout, "I'm going to score at Oilcan Harry's!" But that's just because he doesn't know about OCH's new sports bar, featuring six honkin' LED flat screens with sports packages. Yes, we said "packages." From DirecTV, silly.
Whoa, nellie. It's time to sit in the dark with your kin, at our beloved Austin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. It's going to be the historic first film fest to help open the brand new Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, with a crazy sched of mixers, panels, and film, film, film that's way gay gay. They've announced the lineup, so get online, and get your passes now. Thu.-Sun. Sept. 10-14, 2014.
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/302-9889
Nothin' but net, baby! Internet, that is. The AGBL's website will keep you in the loop, or in the hoop, as it were. Whoosh! Check out the current season (season registration is now!) and info on afterparty socials after Thursdays games. Email to register. Thursdays, 7pm and 8pm games.
Why wait 'til Thursday? Come visit us online at the Gay Place Blog and on our design blog, Chronique. Join the fun; leave a comment. Maybe win yourself a nice unicorn or T-shirt or something. Or go naked for all we care. (You can do that while you read a blog.)
Finally! A socially intricate yet easy-to-use Web presence designed to "help foster communication and planning within the queer community to avoid competing events." Thank you, Poochie. Go check it out, and upload all your events. Now! What are you waiting for? Free.
The cuddliest, hairiest, most barrel-chested bigboys of the Heart of Texas Bears are a social service group dedicated to all things "grrrrr." Get on their list for info about monthly coffees, movie nights, beer busts, etc.
For those who are wild about the theatre, Zach brings you the Wilde Party offered at each main-stage show. Food, drinks, and a fabulous show especially for the family and those that love us. Preshow mixer, 6:45pm; show at 8pm.
High school can be hell, especially for the li'l tyke dykes and fag-o-tots. Our local nonprofit support/drop-in center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning peeps, ages 12-19, is open to youth three days a week. A place where they can be. Just ... be. Sun. & Wed.-Thu., 4:30-8:30pm.
It's Jewish with a queer bent or queer with a Jewish bent, either way, you won't get bent, you'll get strrrrrretched into some fabulousness, three times a week. Pick your power: Night Light (Sundays), Go Flow (yoga and dance, Mondays), or Salute the Sun (Wednesdays). Sundays, 8:30pm; Mondays, 7:30pm; and Wednesdays, 8am. $8-10 suggested donation, sliding scale.
San Marcos Pride is a go. Whoooo! The kids behind Rainbow Night have been hard at work getting this together for September, and all's they need is you. Hey, Bobcat Qs, allies, and Austinites who just want to see neighbor pals enjoy the same tolerance and acceptance we feel here in the big city, come lend a hand. San Marcos Pride seeks volunteers, performers, graphic designers and printers, hotel partnerships, vendors, and especially $ponsor$. Call or email Silvia now. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 5-7, 2014.
Every closet purge, you run into it – that slab of silicone or whatever, the one that reminds you of … you know who. What the hell do you do with an old dong? Or buzzing egg? Or Fleshlight? Why, you recycle it, of course. Read the requirements to participate in Q Toys recycling program, and get a $5 certificate for your trouble … and for a less stressful closet. Starts March 1.
You know the crisp turn of autumn is just around the cove, when the buff boys start coordinating square cuts for Splash. It's the reason for the season. Club all you like, but the main event is at the lake, the weekend before Labor Day. There's little labor involved in checking out the hot papis sprawled across Hippie Hollow, Palm Door on Sixth (Splash Dance), V (Adult Swim), and Republic Live (High Tide), and all the gay bars in Austin all weekend long. Sign up to volunteer to earn free tickets. Check the website for specific party details. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 30-31.
It's buzzing internationally, darlinks, this first-ever, three-day fest of queer music and performance with a most esteemed and mind-blowing lineup. New Downtown location. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 12-14, 11am. $42-170.
That's THCFES to you, delicate nymph of the forest glen. (All's we wanna know is: Where are the fekkin' unicorns?!) THCFES is a group for alternative/progressive gay men who understand the goodness of all things fae. Yae!
Gently used goodes! Junque! Crappé! Austin's darling den of dignified detritus wants your stuff. Give until your closets are squeaky clean. Donations accepted on-site, Mon.-Sat., 10am-6pm. Pickups arranged by appointment.. Free.
Your Longhorn queer hub, as it were. Regular business hours (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm) so you can learn about cool campus doin's like Queer Students Alliance, GLBTGrad, OutLaw, Queer People of Color and Allies, Transgender Texas, She Says, and more.
In a time of ancient gods, warlords, and kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a movie, and this online petition might just make it happen. Don't you want to be able to tell your grandkids that you helped reunite Xena & Gabrielle? Sign the petition now, before that nasty Samurai gets wind of all this.