James Scott

Calendar & Qmmunity Editor

James Scott is a writer who has lived in Austin since 2017. He covers queer events, news, and anything pertaining to Austin's LGBTQ community. Catch his work writing film essays for Hyperreal Film Club, performing in Queer Film Theory 101 at Barrel O' Fun, or on his social media platforms: @thejokesboy on Twitter and Bluesky or @ghostofelectricity on Instagram.

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Qmmunity: The Tea on Trivia
Qmmunity: The Tea on Trivia
As their second anniversary approaches, the minds behind Queer Trivia reflect

Columns, April 11, 2024

Movies, Comedians, Theatre, and More Arts Options for the Week
Movies, Comedians, Theatre, and More Arts Options for the Week
Get out and get art

Arts, April 11, 2024

Squirrel Fest, a Bidi Bidi Birthday, and More Community Events
Squirrel Fest, a Bidi Bidi Birthday, and More Community Events
Plan your week with some of our recommended happenings around town

Arts, April 11, 2024

Madeleine Leigh, HONK TX, and Eclipse Mania Leads Our Crucial Concerts
Madeleine Leigh, HONK TX, and Eclipse Mania Leads Our Crucial Concerts
Find some sounds to match the celestial sights this week

Music, April 4, 2024

Qmmunity: Want to Go to There
Qmmunity: Want to Go to There
A 2000s-era sitcom rewatch stirs up thoughts on queer media

Columns, April 4, 2024

A Drag Tribute, Eclipse Events Galore, and More Local Happenings
A Drag Tribute, Eclipse Events Galore, and More Local Happenings
Get your glasses and find your totality

Arts, April 4, 2024

Soundscapes, Bat Books, and More Arts Events for the Week
Soundscapes, Bat Books, and More Arts Events for the Week
Things to do when you're not staring at an interloping moon

Arts, April 4, 2024

Qmmunity: Be Fur Real
Qmmunity: Be Fur Real
Chatting with local trans pet play titleholders in Austin kink community

Columns, March 28, 2024

Egg Hunts, Trans Visibility, and More Community Events
Egg Hunts, Trans Visibility, and More Community Events
Meet your fellow Austinites as these goings-on

Arts, March 28, 2024

Movies, Comedy, Books, and More Recommended Arts Events
Movies, Comedy, Books, and More Recommended Arts Events
Find an art that fits your tastes

Arts, March 28, 2024

Qmmunity: I Yam Who I Yam
Qmmunity: I Yam Who I Yam
Editor James contemplates what constitutes part of a trans identity and complains about blood draws.

Columns, March 21, 2024

Spider Sculptures, Gore Feasts, and More Arts Events
Spider Sculptures, Gore Feasts, and More Arts Events
Feed your art habit with these recommended events for the week

Arts, March 21, 2024

Relays, Rides, and Rasslin' Headline This Week's Community Events
Relays, Rides, and Rasslin' Headline This Week's Community Events
Recommended happenings around town

Arts, March 21, 2024

Indigo de Souza, Estrella Acosta, and More Crucial Concerts
Indigo de Souza, Estrella Acosta, and More Crucial Concerts
A little hair of the dog for your post-SXSW listening pleasure

Music, March 21, 2024

Queer Comedy, a Goth Market, and More Community Events
Queer Comedy, a Goth Market, and More Community Events
Recommended happenings for your calendar's approval

Arts, March 13, 2024

South by Gay-west
South by Gay-west
The official unofficial SXSW recommendations for your queer Austin experience

Arts, March 13, 2024

Qmmunity: The Thrift Store We Adore
Qmmunity: The Thrift Store We Adore
Top Drawer Thrift gets their second wind in new North Loop location opening Friday

Columns, March 13, 2024

An Outdoor Screening, Bluey Live, and More Lead Our Recommended Arts Events
An Outdoor Screening, Bluey Live, and More Lead Our Recommended Arts Events
Get out and art this week!

Arts, March 13, 2024

Hardcore for a Cause, Gary Clark Jr., and More Crucial Concerts
Hardcore for a Cause, Gary Clark Jr., and More Crucial Concerts
Recommended shows for the coming week

Music, March 7, 2024

South by Gay-west
South by Gay-west
The official unofficial SXSW recommendations for your queer Austin experience

Arts, March 7, 2024

Qmmunity: Self Care by Southwest
Qmmunity: Self Care by Southwest
Is taking care of yourself the latest development in human technologies?

Columns, March 7, 2024

Parks, Gardens, Pisces, and More Arts Events for the Week
Parks, Gardens, Pisces, and More Arts Events for the Week
Get out and get arty, away from the SXSW crowds

Arts, March 7, 2024

The Rodeo, a Pet Pfest, Country Dance, and More Community Events
The Rodeo, a Pet Pfest, Country Dance, and More Community Events
Hit the town with these non-SXSW events

Arts, March 7, 2024

Farming Local Connections With Barton Creek Farmers Market
Farming Local Connections With Barton Creek Farmers Market
Austin’s longest-running farmers’ market continues to support small farms from a mall parking lot

Food, Feb. 29, 2024

Opera Fights, Puppet Plays, and More Arty Events
Opera Fights, Puppet Plays, and More Arty Events
Get an arts fix this week

Arts, Feb. 29, 2024

Election Day, STEM Day, Amplify Austin Day, and More Days to Remember This Week
Election Day, STEM Day, Amplify Austin Day, and More Days to Remember This Week
Our guide to community events for the week

Arts, Feb. 29, 2024

Qmmunity: Serving Real Realness
Qmmunity: Serving Real Realness
AI art has no place in the queer community, plus queer Austin updates

Columns, Feb. 29, 2024

Qmmunity: Peace, Love, and the House of Juicy
Qmmunity: Peace, Love, and the House of Juicy
Legendary Father Akasha and princess BabiBoi talk the new Central Texas chapter of Juicy Couture

Columns, Feb. 22, 2024

Austin FC Season Kickoff, Black History Month, and More Community Events
Austin FC Season Kickoff, Black History Month, and More Community Events
Get out and about in Austin while the weather's good

Arts, Feb. 22, 2024

Cassette Roulette, Some Bitchcraft, and More Arts Events
Cassette Roulette, Some Bitchcraft, and More Arts Events
Get arty this week with our recommended happenings

Arts, Feb. 22, 2024

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