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EAT MO' JOHNNYE'S In response to the recent chicken sandwich anti-gay shitstorm, they offer the Gay-fil-A with proceeds to GLAAD. Beauty Ballroom, 2015 Riverside, 943-2985. www.facebook.com/JohnnyesAtx.
OLYMPIC WOMEN'S BOXING AT ND Hang out with pals to watch hardcore babes whoop up on each other. USA! USA! USA! Thu., Aug. 9, 5pm. ND at 501 Studios, 501 N. I-35, 485-3001. All ages and free. www.ndvenue.com.
PFLAG SOUTH MONTHLY MEETING Family is nice; allied family is love. Second Thursdays, 6:30-9pm. Faith Presbyterian Church, 1314 E. Oltorf, 444-1314. Free.
SING MUSE Rudy Ramirez directs this trek back to the times when Muses mused and messed with everyone. Thu.-Sat., Aug. 9-11, 8pm. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 478-5282. $10-30. www.vortexrep.org.
HOOK'D Dee Jay Munk-in-the-Mix spinnin' this urban LGBT night. Thursdays, 10pm. Club Ambitious, 6700 Middle Fiskville. Free before 11pm. www.soe-ent.com.
SUMMER SIZZLER II It's the hottest, coolest time to go "bear," courtesy of the Lone Star Bears. Fri., Aug. 10, 9pm. The Iron Bear, 121 W. Eighth. www.lonestarbears.com.
NOCHE LATINA DJ Pasht's deep cuts will make you do way more than the conga. Second Saturdays, 10pm-1am. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport.
OLYMPICS AT SCORE @ OILCAN'S The place to be and see as we count our gold, silver, and bronze. Through Sun., Aug. 12. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth, 320-8823.
TOASTMASTERS Finesse your public speaking skills. Second and fourth Mondays, 6pm. Rusty's, 405 E. Seventh, 482-9002. www.aglcc.org/Toastmasters.
AGLCC AUGUST LUNCHEON A revisit for anyone who missed the July happy hour here. Tue., Aug. 14, 11:30am. Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N. I-35, 480-8181. $15, members; $20, future members. www.aglcc.org/calendar/AGLCC-Luncheon-August-2012.
PFLAG NORTH Meet and greet with fellow allies in the cause for love. Second Tuesday of every month, 6:45pm. Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church, 3315 El Salido, Cedar Park, 512/302-3524. Free. www.pflag-austin.org, www.straightforequality.org.
LIZZY CAROLOKE Tip your KJ. Wednesdays, 8pm-12mid. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Free.
QUEER RIDE BYO helmets, lights, locks, IDs, and $. Wednesdays, 7pm. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 305-8400. Free. www.facebook.com/AustinTPH.
STANLEY ROY'S SHOW & TELL It's an open mic! A tell all! A show all! Do we smell an homage to CampCamp? Sign-up, 8pm; show, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 1104 E. Sixth, 431-2133.
ROBERT SMITH TRIBUTE When you tip your brim to the Cure cutie, make sure there's lots of messed-up hair up in there. Wed., Aug. 15, 9:30pm. Elysium, 705 Red River, 478-2979.
NO DOVES FLY HERE Bats do. DJs Damage Done, Death Church, and Straylight. First and third Wednesdays. Chain Drive, 504 Willow, 480-9017. Free. www.nodovesflyhere.com.
DRAG SURVIVOR "I'm a suh-vi-vo, I'm not gon give up..." Who shall be the last queen standing? Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth, 320-8823. Free.
AX+APPLE TRUNK SHOW Say adieu to this local jewelry line relocating to the west coast. DJs Fine & Dandy (with Kate & Andy) spin. Thu., Aug. 16, 7:30pm. Maison d'Etoile, 2109 E. Cesar Chavez, 344-9173.
BEDPOST CONFESSIONS This month: Adam Sultan, Kate M (not to be confused with X, who is also an M), Rosie Q, the Roy G. Bivs, and sex educator Dr. Cricket, plus your mosty hostess Mia Martina. Thu., Aug. 16, 8-10:15pm. ND at 501 Studios, 501 N. I-35, 485-3001. $5 (last show at this rate!). www.bedpostconfessions.com.
BADJOHNPAUL PRESENTS CATTIVO Featuring Your Style Avatar's fall/winter collection preview in a night of decadence. Fri., Aug. 17, 8pm-2am. Haven, 409 Colorado, 751-6885.
BIG LOVE ASA and AGLIFF merge wonder powers to celebrate 25 years with an Eighties party. Sat., Aug. 18, 6pm-12mid. Dobie Theatre. $35, advance; $45 at the door. www.asaustin.org/BigLove.
AMY COOK IN-STORE There's a lot "in store" at this special appearance of Austin's Roadhouse Records heartthrob. More details as we get closer. Fri., Aug. 31, 5pm. Waterloo Records, 600-A N. Lamar, 474-2500. www.amycook.com.
AUSTIN PRIDE 2012 IS COMING! ...and it smells like Peaches. Early bird tickets on sale now! Watch this space! Sat., Sept. 22. Fiesta Gardens, 2100 Jesse E. Segovia, 480-8318. www.facebook.com/Austin.PRIDE.Official, www.austinpride.org.
HOMOSCOPE PRESENTS SMARTASS Queer cinematic bliss, coming soon to a skewed theater near you. Fri., Aug. 17, 8pm. The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 476-7833.
THE RETURN OF FOODIES Before Austin had the plethora of events it now enjoys for ladies and Qs, there was Foodies, a guerrilla "bar" hosted by the inimitable Kitty Murray. Stay tuned for the return. Thu., Aug. 30, 6-8pm. Cenote, 1010 E. Cesar Chavez, 524-1311. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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