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Taking a Tour of Freedom House
KB Brookins, author of Saguaro Poetry Prize winning How to Identify Yourself With a Wound, has been building a new space for their poetry. Through lessons and tools learned in their work as a prolific writer and workshop facilitator, and as a queer Black trans Texan, Brookins has built Freedom House, a full-length book of poetry.

9:30AM Sat. Dec. 17, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Queer Indie Video Game Showcase Is a Gaymer's Delight
Games have come a long way since Pac-Man, as the saying goes, and queer games have come an even longer way. Monthly video game social event Games Y’all, coordinated by Museum of Human Achievement’s Fantastic Arcade, will be showcasing queer indie games during this year’s Austin Studio Tour through Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20.

2:00PM Fri. Nov. 11, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Documentary Explores a Queer Nightlife Well-Lived
Austin’s queer community has gotten used to the fluidity of actual spaces, having lost many places over the years to the city’s rising costs and opportunistic developers. In their upcoming documentary, I Need Space, directors Hannah Varnell, Ivy Chiu, and Lauren Yap aim to tackle what the queer space of Austin is right now before it becomes just a memory.

12:50PM Fri. Nov. 4, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Indoor Queers Club: LGBT-Boo!
Horror holds a special place in the queer community and everyone has their favorites they reach for. (Shout-out to Gothess Jasmine, who commented on Qmmunity’s Instagram that cave-diving horror The Descent is an all-time fave of theirs.) There’s always room for new nightmares, so check out these picks for your next late night scarefest.

11:48AM Fri. Oct. 28, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Reverie Books Opens a New Chapter for the Community
In September of last year, Thais Perkins took a chance. She admits the chance was taken not for financial gain but instead a risk for passion, for community, and for healing. A year and a month later, that chance – Reverie Books, Best of Austin winner for Best Tiny Bookshop – finally gets its well-due grand opening all day Saturday.

12:35PM Fri. Oct. 14, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Hyperreal Film Club Brings a Gender-Bending Classic to the Grounds of the Elisabet Ney Museum
The historic home of German American sculptor Elisabet Ney is hosting a unique film event this Saturday, Oct. 8, in collaboration with one of Austin’s premier social film groups, Hyperreal Film Club: an evening of food, music, and a screening of 1992’s gender-bending period epic Orlando. Costumes encouraged!

9:00AM Fri. Oct. 7, 2022, Annie Flores Read More | Comment »

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Girl God Checkmates Comedy
Girl God, the trans comedy team of writers Grace Freud and April Clark, met as kids. Or, at least, that’s what they say.

9:00AM Thu. Sep. 29, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Art Heals Festival Aims to Eliminate HIV, Mental Health Stigma Through Artwork
Through the lens of art, perspectives both similar and strange to us become understood.

12:20PM Wed. Sep. 28, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

ASHwell Gets a Sexual Health Home Base
Austin Sexual Health and Wellness, aka ASHwell, began life in 1988 as the Wright House, which provided radical end-of-life care like massage therapy and support groups to gay men dying of AIDS/HIV.

9:00AM Wed. Sep. 21, 2022, James Scott Read More | Comment »

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