As 2015 heats up, so do some of the gayest events of the season. Pride is the big one, at over a week long. Your thermometer might read 103, but this queertastic lineup of events will have you feeling cool in no time.
Light up the cigars and practice your deepest grrrowl of approval for the first ever Mr. Leather Bear Austin. This year, two communities – decadent leather lovers and Austin bears – begin a new tradition by presenting the burliest leather bear.
It’s not quite necromancy, but the ATX Television Festival does have a remarkable way of reviving interest in long-departed shows. Now, 10 years after it shuffled off this mortal coil and cathode ray tube TVs everywhere, Queer as Folk will be feted at the festival in June, with its creators and select cast coming together for a special reunion event.