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    Austin Pride

    Austin's official celebration of Pride! Attend the festival where tons of local orgs like aGLIFF, Austin Public Health, HRC Austin, etc. will have booths filled with fun merch, plus performances from headliner Deborah Cox as well as Shea Coulee, Koco Caine, Kidd Kenn, Party Favors, Cupcake, Lady Grackle, and Detox. Then spend your night at the Pride parade, where floats from local faves like Austin Gay Men's Chorus and Texas Rainbow Jeepers march alongside corpo-queens like Google and Wal-Mart. No matter how you spend your Pride, we're all in this together baybee.
    Sat., Aug. 12. Festival: 11am-6pm; parade: 8-11pm. $10 for ages 7-17; $20 for 18+; free for 6 and under.  
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      Austin Front Runners

      Join other LGBTQ runners for a 3-10 mile trek around Lady Bird Lake.
      Tuesdays, 6pm, Thursdays, 6pm and Saturdays, 10am
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      Bárbara

      Infuse yourself with the spirit of Bárbara: a party girl; a lover; a female version of a hustler; and a girl "ready to twirl 'till her pumps fall off." Featuring Andie Flores, Beth Schindler, Louisianna Purchase, Madonnathan, Noodles, Amelie True, BBQ Witch, Cap'n tits, Chorizo Funk, Dr.Beard, Fairy Fountain, Intimacy Simulator, JAViii, and Purple Matter. Special Desert Door Texas Sotol cocktails.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 9pm. $10 after 10pm.
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      Bi Bi Bi: A Y2K Queer Dance Party

      Travel to the Aughties for Lefty's Austin Pride after-party featuring TJ the DJ spinning all yer fave Y2K tunes. Proceeds from Pride-themed food & drinks specials benefit Equality Texas. Plus: free glow sticks!
      Sat., Aug. 12, 9pm. Free but RSVP.  
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      Des. Cunt. Rol

      Two dance floors of queer music mayhem produced by Cyber Queen. Upstairs: Lil Latin Pup, Sewa, Yung Mijita, Turito, and Vio En Vivo. Downstairs: Xoy, Bebote, Ruby Knight, La Morena, and BabiBoi.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 9pm
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      Genesis: A Legendary Drag Brunch

      Narareth hosts a heavenly drag brunch with special guests.
      Second Saturday of every month, 1pm. $20 per person.  
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      I See You See Me

      A collaborative photography show curated by Bianca and Riel Sturchio of 18 artists from Austin and its surrounding area. Focused on LGBTQ, chronically ill, disabled, and neurodivergent identities, ISYSM "embraces alternative approaches to photography through modes of making that honor the grit, the grime, the queer, the accidental, the immediacy, the power, and the magical potentialities of analog photography."
      Through Aug. 12
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      Lora Reynolds Gallery: Grottos

      Here's an exhibition of new drawings by Simon Haas – the artist's first solo project with the gallery – featuring his newest graphite drawings on panel, each of a glory hole offering a tight view at a carefully rendered cock, a peeping eyeball, a pair of solicitous fingers, a slightly parted mouth, or a deep, dark (empty?) void.
      Opening reception: Sat., July 8, 6-8pm
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      Maricxn

      Perreo Club presents a hot Pride party hosted by Tatiana Cholula and featuring DJ sets by BabiBoi, Suxxy Puxxy, and DragonQueen; and drag by Iggy Bank, Honey Baby, and Harlot.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 9pm. $10 pre-sale; $15 door.  
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      Naked Yoga For Gay Guys

      Austin Naked Yoga provides a safe environment to remove your clothes, open up to other gay men, and find freedom in movement.
      Mondays, Wednesdays, 7:30am, Wed., Oct. 26, 7:30am and Saturdays, 10:30am. $5, first class.
      Multiple locations
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      Party at the Peoples House

      Origin Studio House curates an experience of food, music, and culture that brings their mission of creating space for Black creatives, artists, and their supporters to City Hall as part of the "We All Belong, powered by Austin Against Hate" initiative.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 6pm. Free but RSVP.  
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      Pride Parade Watch Party

      Enjoy a great view of the Pride parade from the only terrace on Congress Ave. Plus: special Pride-themed cocktails for sipping.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 7pm. Reservation only.  
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      Pride Tea Dance & Parade Viewing Party

      Spill some tea with TEA (The Equality Alliance) at this party/parade viewing party hosted by Vylette Ward with tunes from DJ Alex Acosta. Plus: Your wristband gets you free entry into the official post-Tea Dance party at Highland Lounge.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 5-11pm. $60.  
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      Pride Warm Up at the W

      Prep and primp for Pride with the Beckies while a live DJ, local queer vendors, and delicious drinks set the perfect pre-parade mood.
      Sat., Aug. 12, 5-9pm
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      Sin Morera Pride After Party

      After the parade, party from 2am 'til the break of dawn with international DJ Sin Morera.
      Sat., Aug. 12. $10.
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      The Little Gay Book Club

      Crack open a new queer lit section every month with the Little Gay Book Club, a subscription-based "community of booklovers and bibliophiles that share in our passion for reading through conversations, monthly meetings, and events." Meetings are available virtually and in-person.
      $0-50 per month.
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