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Hentaii Looks to Broaden the Idea of What People Can Do in Drag
In America, it’s known as “anime porn,” in Japan, it translates to “pervert,” and in Austin, Hentaii is a drag queen making a name for themselves as an artist in every sense of the word.

10:00AM Thu. Jul. 25, A. Micah Mills Read More | Comment »

Contrast Review: So Pretty
Four roommates, in a small New York apartment, are crowded around the kitchen table. They visit with friends, lovers, and one’s mother. Voices intersect and viewers can make out bits of dialogue, but the substance of the interactions falls away.

11:00AM Mon. Jul. 22, Nick Yeager Read More | Comment »

Contrast Review: Obscuro Barroco
There is a moment in Obscuro Barroco in which narrator and star Luana Muniz looks out at Rio De Janeiro and says: “Without this city I can’t live.” She describes it as a mutant, always transforming, and goes on: “It is my own figure, my own metamorphosis.”

9:00AM Mon. Jul. 22, Nick Yeager Read More | Comment »

Contrast Review: The Whisper of the Jaguar
It starts with the sounds of a river. Macaws call and leaves ripple along the water. This is the beginning of The Whisper of the Jaguar, a feature from Brazil screened as the first in Contrast Film Festival’s matinee series “Brazil in Focus.”

4:40PM Sat. Jul. 20, Nick Yeager Read More | Comment »

Leander Puts Controversial Library Policies On Hold
After a marathon meeting Thursday, July 18, the Leander City Council voted 5-1 to take no action on controversial library policies proposed in the wake of its canceled Drag Queen Story Hour last month – and now faces new questions about the city’s response to the weeks of protests and division that have followed.

4:00PM Fri. Jul. 19, Nick Yeager Read More | Comment »

aGLIFF 2019 Announces Full Lineup, Including Trixie Mattel Documentary
Break out your best red carpet attire! aGLIFF – the All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival – has announced its full lineup for 2019, and they're top-and-tailing it with titles requiring a little effort: get spiffy for the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus in Gay Chorus Deep South, and glam up for Trixie Mattel – Moving Parts.

1:00PM Wed. Jul. 17, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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FLAVNT Clothing Company Helps Queer Community Flaunt Who They Are
“It was born out of pride, like flaunt what you got; be unapologetic,” Courtney Rhodes, co-owner of FLAVNT Streetwear, says of the company’s name.

4:00PM Tue. Jul. 16, Alexandra Currie-Buckner Read More | Comment »

Louisianna Purchase Named Dragula Season Three Contestant
Something must be in the air, cuz less than a month after local queen Miss Kitty Litter announced her participation in Camp Wannakiki season two, another Austin drag star will find herself gracing the silver screen. By now the news is out: Louisianna Purchase is a season three contestant of the Boulet Brothers’ Dragula!

12:55PM Fri. Jul. 12, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

How Rooster Teeth Built Meaningful Diversity Into gen:LOCK
How can a show created by a bunch of self-described straight white dudes ensure that it builds diversity and representation into its structure? In the case of gen:LOCK, the latest series from Austin's Rooster Teeth studio, it's by taking time, making the effort, and asking the right people the right questions.

6:00AM Wed. Jul. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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