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OUTober is in full swing: Swing and you'll hit an event

PFLAG President Ricky Waite
PFLAG President Ricky Waite

Hit an OUTober event; you might just meet Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)-Austin President Ricky Waite.

ON OUR GAYDAR

Beth Consetta Rubel Art Exhibit That eye. That hand. Those faces. Do not miss this art show. Opening night: Sat., Oct. 4, 9:30pm; show runs through Fri., Oct. 24. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd. www.fb.com/consettarubelartist.

LGBT + Youth Living Out Loud Keisha Martinez and OY celebrate being out and proud for Austin LGBT History Month. Thu., Oct. 9, 10:30-11:30am. Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina. www.outyouth.org.

Linda Mary Montano as Mother Teresa "Go big or go home?" Perf-art ex-pat Montano comes big and comes home for this three-day endurance test as Mother Teresa. Wed.-Fri., Oct. 8-10, 5pm-12mid. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd. $10-30 sliding scale. www.fb.com/linda.m.montano.

PFLAG & UNITED COURT PRESENT PRISCILLA Gather, all you hussies: Dress, quote, and sing-along to the Nineties romp across the Aussie outback, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and celebrate OUTober in outrageous style. Thu., Oct. 9, 8:30pm. Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090. www.fb.com/pflagaustin.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND Oscar Wilde's wild comedy of the prim and proper. Oct. 9-11, 7:30pm. Black Box Theater, 4490 E. University, Georgetown. $15-20. www.agapeactors.com.

Brand New Key Residency It's a weekly hootenanny, convenient for Manor Road regulars, featuring BNK. Ethan & Jeff open. Fridays in October, 7-9:30pm. In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd. www.fb.com/brandnewkeymusic.

Poo Poo Platter: Texas Drag Show Massacre Get yr leather ass and yr leather face down to the Poops horrific ho-bag revue featuring ho-st Arcie Cola and killer queens Horrorchata (Brooklyn), Bulimianne Rhapsody, Merci Killingspree, Althea Trix, Kitty Buick, Louisianna Purchase, Zane "Chucky" Xena, and more. Fri., Oct. 10, 10pm. Elysium, 705 Red River. $5. www.fb.com/poopooatx.

Big Boi Yoga Come Hatha flow with the handsome, gingerly JohnMark and modifications for big bodies (big bois, ladybears, et al.). Saturdays, 11am; Mondays, 7pm. The Cycleast, 1619 E. Caesar Chavez. $10 class, $30 unltd. monthly. www.dawgyoga.com/bigboiyoga, www.fb.com/groups/bigboiyoga.

Laugh Your Chakras Awake Linda Montano, up close, personal, and laughing your splenic and your root off. Sat., Oct. 11, 11am-2pm. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd. $15. www.fb.com/linda.m.montano.

Love Will Never Do (Without You) Join Mujeres Mercado and Krudas Cubensi for a daytime mercado at the new Resistencia. Sat., Oct. 11, noon-6pm. Resistencia Bookstore, 4926 E. Cesar Chavez. www.resistenciabooks.com.

Fringe & Fishnets The lords and laydeeez of the United Court don their naughties to raise money for PFLAG. Come hear a preview of their coming out stories as queens and queers who encourage us all to live out and proud. Come early for the 6pm mix-n-mingle. Sat., Oct. 11, 6pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. www.fb.com/pflagaustin, www.unitedcourtofaustin.org.

Cape Cod Sundays Get a big XO from Dan X.O. and the crew, this time, sans OJ, and pass the vodka, please. No purchase necessary. Sundays, 2-5pm. Tapelenders, 1114 W. Fifth. Free. www.tapelenders.com.

Consent: The Root of Sexual Pleasure Bunny Holland says: ask, ask, ask! Then tells you how. Donations benefit ASA. Sun., Oct. 12, 6-9pm. Forbidden Fruit, 108 E. North Loop. $5-20 sliding scale. www.fb.com/forbiddenfruitaustin.

OUTober: Teen Coming Out Story-Slam PFLAG's open mic night for the teens. Sun., Oct. 12, 6-8pm. Out Youth, 909 E. 49 1/2, 512/419-1233. Free. www.pflagaustin.org.

October Kweird Sundayz Rain's live music night has a new name. This night, see/hear Soundfounder, Butcher Bear, Camilla Sparksss, and Corduroi. Sun., Oct. 12, 9pm-12mid. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth.

Sade Sundays Live the diamond life each and every Sunday with that smooth operator, DJ GirlFriend at this vinyl-only hideaway. Sundays through November, 9pm-1am. Vinyl, 607 Trinity. Free. www.fb.com/vinylatx, www.girlfriendatx.com.

POP Trivia Tuesday Lady-Grackle Birdbreath and Nadine Hughes might pop your hairy pop cherry at this capital Q quiz. Mention Austin Pride for 10% off chow. Second Tuesdays, 7-9pm. Boardwalk Burgers & Fries, 3103 S. Lamar. www.austinpride.org

Gurls' Night All-lady, -gay, or -gaylady stand-up comedy with Ralph Hardesty and Daniel Rugg Webb. Every other Tuesday, 9-11pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free. www.twitter.com/ralphiehardesty.

Out of the Past Scott Hoffman, the man behind the Austin History Center's LGBT Finding Guide presents Austin and the History of LGBTQ Americans. Thu., Oct. 16, 10:30-11:30am. Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina, 512/974-1010. Free.

Sync Up & Socialize at this Tech Pride mixer. Third Thursdays, 6-8pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free. www.fb.com/rainon4th.

BedPost Confessions This month: Julie hosts and Jessica Luther, Michele Schalin, Robert Arjet, and Mia Martina confess, confess, confess, and confess. Thu., Oct. 16, 8pm. The North Door, 502 Brushy. $10. www.fb.com/bedpostconfessions.

Lizzy Caroloke Bernadette's Wednesday night staple is back with a vengeance. The list is online (thanks, Adam). Third Thursdays, 9pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon. www.karaokelist.net.

HO-RIZON

Diversity Outreach Blockwalk Diversify that block walk, people. Queers, represent! Weekdays, 10am-9pm; weekends, 9am-8pm. Travis Co. Democratic Campaign HQ, 1910 E. MLK. 512/472-VOTE. info@TravisCountyDemocrats.org, www.fb.com/tcdpdiversityoutreach.

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