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Back to School With Queer Austinites
In this week’s Back to School issue of the Chronicle, several Austin queer icons shared their advice in print on how to adjust to this ol’ city. To be honest, there just wasn’t enough space to print their entire awesome and thoughtful answers on paper.

12:01AM Thu. Aug. 18, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Bryan Carter Embraces the Freedom of Jazz at Pride
In 2019, after finding there were no Pride events at any prominent New York City jazz venues, Juilliard-trained musician Bryan Carter took matters into his own hands. With help from friends, what started as a simple night of jazz and LGBTQ+ celebration became the showstopping Jazz at Pride..

2:40PM Tue. Aug. 9, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Erica Nix Is on the (Mayoral) Run
Like most longtime Austinites, queer workout guru Erica Nix has a lot of thoughts on the city’s future. She’s expressed those thoughts through performance art as well as recent feature-length film Erica’s First Holy Sh!t – but that’s not enough anymore. Now, Nix is taking her first neon leg-warmer clad step down the mayoral campaign trail.

5:00PM Fri. Aug. 5, James Scott Read More | Comment »

ATX Queer Music Festival Has Austin Pride Month Singing a New Tune
Austin City Limits; South by Southwest; Levitation Fest: In terms of music festivals, Austin has something for everyone. And now, thanks to Genesis Vasquez, ATX’s queer community has a big blow-out music fest of their own happening on Saturday, Aug. 6., at Lustre Pearl SouthATX Queer Music Festival.

4:30PM Wed. Aug. 3, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Good Vibes at Viva La Vida Fest
On Saturday, July 23, Lustre Pearl South was overtaken by art – bright, beautiful, and befitting of the day’s patron saint, Frida Kahlo. Viva La Vida Fest went from 5pm until 1am, hosted by Frida Friday ATX with the intention of celebrating Kahlo’s life, work, and activism.

2:08PM Mon. Jul. 25, James Scott Read More | Comment »

aGLIFF Gets in the Ring With New Wrestling Documentary
Iconic queer grappler Effy has a t-shirt that says "Make Wrestling Gayer." aGLIFF, Austin's All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival, is making its 2022 lineup more wrestling-y with the announcement that LGBTQ wrestling documentary Out in the Ring will be part of this year's lineup.

1:00AM Sat. Jul. 23, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Queer Comic Clara Blackstone Is Creating Good Pollution
Austin’s comedy scene is full of pollution: the obvious straight dude stand-ups and the podcast impresarios who claim they’ve made the scene what it is. But deep within the dumpster trenches, gleaming in filth and freakiness, is what comedian Clara Blackstone aims to elevate in her new Wednesday night Fallout Theatre show – Good Pollution.

1:35PM Fri. Jul. 22, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Water You Up to, Jason June?
Upon virtually meeting Austin-based young adult fiction novelist Jason June (like Mary-Kate Olsen), there is an instant comfort. Maybe it’s because he’s a fellow earth sign, who knows, but it’s worth mentioning, given that he is a New York Times bestselling novelist.

11:31AM Fri. Jul. 15, Valeria Valdez Read More | Comment »

Indoor Queers Club
While partying outside is now cloistered to early morning hours or late at night, there’s still plenty of queer fun to be had from the comfort of your own air conditioning. Here’s the Qmmunity crew’s curation of crucial queer-centric pop culture for all y’all in the Indoor Queers Club.

2:00PM Wed. Jul. 13, James Scott, Mazzy Oliver Smallwood, Valeria Valdez and Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

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