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Sweeping Religious Freedom Bill Heads to Senate
Not with a toilet flush, but with a whimper, the Senate State Affairs Committee sent a sweeping religious refusal bill to the full Senate Monday evening, March 25, after several hours of testimony from Texas residents, social workers, lawyers, and numerous members of the clergy.

7:00AM Tue. Mar. 26, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Loud and Proud at Pink Elephant Radio’s First SXSW Showcase
Pink Elephant Radio rolled out Pink Privilege – its first official SXSW showcase and the Fest’s first LGBTQ Hip Hop Showcase on Saturday night, March 16, at the Main on 6th. The night featured queer hip hop artists from all over the country, some coming into Austin for the first time.

1:30PM Mon. Mar. 18, Lilli Hime Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Featured Session: Laura Jane Grace, Our Lady of Punk, Devours SXSW
Only one day into Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers’ tour for their debut LP Bought to Rot, Laura Jane Grace joined music writer Kayleigh Hughes for a SXSW retrospective on her life and career as the founder of seminal Gainesville punksters Against Me!, her experience coming out as transgender, and the “demonstrable power of punk.”

12:20PM Fri. Mar. 15, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Queering Puts a New Spin on the Coming Out Story
One minute, you’re just trying to live your best queer life™, and the next thing you know, your mom comes out to you and now she and your best friend are standing in front of your bathroom mirror while your friend demonstrates – for educational purposes, of course – the finer art of oral manipulation when it comes to taking that trip down south.

12:15PM Thu. Mar. 14, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

50 Years Black & Queer at UT's Black Studies Biennial Conference
The University of Texas at Austin’s second Black Studies Biennial Conference returns March 14 and 15 to highlight Black Studies and scholars.

3:00PM Wed. Mar. 13, Alex Puente Read More | Comment »

SXSW Special Event: Drag Bingo with Bob the Drag Queen and Manila Luzon
Bob the Drag Queen and Manila Luzon, long may they reign. The former, the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8, and the latter, fan favorite from RuPaul’s Drag Race season 3 and the first and fourth seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, made an appropriately dramatic entrance to the Austin Motel on Monday night.

10:40AM Wed. Mar. 13, Rosalind Faires Read More | Comment »

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Before The L Word Returns, Ilene Chaiken Looks Back
The L Word creator Ilene Chaiken joined showrunners Sarah Shapiro, Ali Rushfield, and Gloria Calderon Kellett Tuesday at the Convention Center for a SXSW Featured Session entitled “When Life Becomes Art.”

2:45PM Tue. Mar. 12, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panel: Going Beyond the Gender Binary in the Workplace
During Monday’s “Going Beyond the Gender Binary in the Workplace” panel, gender advocate Liz Byrne used Christine Miserandino’s spoon theory to describe a moment several years ago when a “self-identified” trans-affirming therapist asked Byrne to explain their recent gender affirming care.

9:00AM Tue. Mar. 12, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Say Goodbye to Broad City at SXSW
Does Abbi make that life-changing decision? What’s the sitch on Ilana’s living situation? Is Abbi’s roommate Melody even real? If you’re here for spoilers about the end of Broad City, we’ve got some news for you.

12:45PM Mon. Mar. 11, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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