aGLIFF wraps up their 27th year with a final day of nonstop films for the queer of heart. Sunday Events: Filmmaker Brunch
Open to all filmmakers, specials guests, and VIP badge holders. 10am-12:30pm, El Chile Café y Cantina, 1016 S. First & Mary.
Filmmaker Awards/Closing Party, 2014 Film Awards presentation, complimentary food, and featured cocktails provided by Frank. 10pm, Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress. Sunday Films:The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T., 10am; Ed Wood, 10:15am; Futuro Beach, 12:30pm; Parents & A Little Egg, 1:15pm; Dual, 3pm; Dramatic Shorts #3, 3:15; The Circle, 5:30pm; Cupcakes, 5:55pm; Dior & I, 5:30pm (Stateside Theatre); Comedy Shorts #2, 7:45pm; Folsom Forever, 8:15pm; Appropriate Behavior, 8pm (Stateside Theatre). 10am.
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309
We dream of a circle of women, but this ain't about us, honey. It's about you and your lit-loving self making your way to discuss books. July's book is: Sacred Places of the Goddess: 108 Destinations by Karen Tate. Every second Sunday, 1pm.
Check out our queer youth community center over "hotdogs, notdogs, and hamburgers and shamburgers, and whatever else shows up. The first time you're our guest. The next time, you're Family." Every second Sunday, 3:30-5pm.
Come get a big XO from Dan X.O. and the crew as you schluck back some free, yummy OJ y champers, that glorious Sunday morning concoction otherwise known as the Mimosa. No purchase necessary, but we see you buried knee-deep in the aisles. Summer Sundays, 10am-1pm. Free.
Tapelenders Video, 1114 W. Fifth #201, 512/472-0844
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
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.
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.
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. $42-171.
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.