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Texas Pride Online Fosters Virtual Qmmunity
Pride hath no zeal like a bunch of queers determined to celebrate – and party for a good cause – in the midst of a global pandemic. Just look to this Sunday’s Texas Pride Online, a statewide fête bringing together 30-plus queer and trans artists from all over the Lone Star State for an evening of virtual performances and fundraising.

4:00PM Fri. Jun. 26, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Queer Weekend of Action for Black Lives
As Pride Month comes to a close, local orgs are uniting to host a Queer Weekend of Action for Black Lives this Fri.-Sun., June 26-28, in support of Austin’s Black queer and trans communities.

12:01AM Thu. Jun. 25, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Mama Duke Releases First-Ever Music Video “Mad”
Last week, ATX hip-hopper Mama Duke released her first-ever music video: The visual rendering of Duke’s single, “Mad,” the vid entwines Duke recording in the studio with the rhapsodizer and her collaborator in life and sonic pursuit, Duke’s wife Keeley, manifesting queer devotion and realized dreams.

6:30PM Tue. Jun. 23, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Austin Pride Postpones Its 2020 Celebration for a Year
Sad but not unsurprising news hit Monday night as Austin Pride’s board announced via Instagram that this year’s 30th Pride celebrations – planned previously for Aug. 15 – will be postponed until August 2021.

10:35AM Tue. Jun. 16, James Scott Read More | Comment »

AGLIFF Going Online, Holding Weekend Teaser Festival
Queer cinema enters the virtual zone, as the organizers of All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) announced today they will be bringing their programming online and on demand for two weekends this coming August. Before that, they're offering a teaser of free features and shorts as Prism Pride Weekend.

11:45AM Thu. Jun. 11, James Scott Read More | Comment »

How to Clean Your Sex Toys
I heard y’all were getting some stellar recommendations for adult toys from all the fine local Austin purveyors and makers to make your new “me” time this summer a little more fun.

12:01AM Thu. May 28, James Scott Read More | Comment »

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5:30PM Mon. May 18, Irielle Wesley Read More | Comment »

The Legacy of BT2 and Beyond
When I first reached Tino Calderon, the BT2 co-owner was busy packing up an icon of Austin’s gay nightlife. It was less than 24 hours after the North Austin gay bar had announced its permanent shuttering: In the wake of COVID-19’s financial fallout, Calderon and co-owner Ray McDermett had decided it was time to fold.

5:00PM Sat. May 16, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Thee Gay Art of Being Selfish and Lazy
People sometimes say rude, incorrect stuff about the queer community. In fact, people say enough recycled crummy junk about the Els, the Bees, the Teas, the Gees, and all those beautiful Queue Pluses that getting an original insult leaves quite the impression.

9:00AM Fri. May 8, James Scott Read More | Comment »

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