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Queer Lit: Gina Marie Guadagnino’s Debut Combines Lesbian Romance and Historical Fiction
The Parting Glass makes for an engaging, at times cheesy, read
"...I’m skeptical of historical fiction, having been burned far too many times by authors..."

March 4, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

As Queer As It Gets
Christian McLaughlin, the Balzac of Melrose Place
"...of undress, Christian McLaughlin is making waves in gay fiction. Christian McLaughlin is always up to something. When an..."

June 12, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Top 10 Queer Grrrls of 2013
Here's Sarah Marloff's list of top queer ladies making history in 2013
"...TOP 10 QUEER GRRRLS OF 2013..."

Jan. 7, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Feeling Extra Queer
'Interior. Leather Bar.' highlights what it's like to be an extra in an explicitly gay film
"...and straight male actors appearing in Mathews' and Franco's docu-fiction casually shoot the shit, check one another out ("Are..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Andy Campbell

Michelle Tea Brings Her Latest Book to UT
Iconic queer memoirist reflects on her past and future writing career
"...Michelle Tea, our patron saint of queer, feminist writing, has penned everything from cult classics like..."

Oct. 24, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Tillie Walden Returns Home With an Important Message
The prolific graphic novelist says eat spicier food; kiss more queers
"...For cartoonist and illustrator Tillie Walden, science fiction had long been infertile creative fodder: a genre rife..."

Oct. 1, 2018 Arts Post by Beth Sullivan

Border
Swedish coming out drama has a mythological bent
"...From Frankenstein's Monster onward, genre fiction has questioned what it is to be human. Gritty..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

aGLIFF's 2017 Lineup Announced
Celebrating 30 years of queer entertainment with films for everyone
"...Austin’s first and only queer film festival celebrates its 30th anniversary next month and..."

Aug. 1, 2017 Screens Post by Iman Shah

Savage Grace
You can almost smell the desperation in the twisted psychosexuality of Savage Grace, the film purportedly based on the true story of a mother-son relationship that went tragically wrong.
"...his jealous mother. The long-awaited return to filmmaking for Queer Wave director Kalin (Swoon), the disappointing Savage Grace is..."

July 18, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Lilah Sturges Releases Lumberjanes Graphic Novel
Latest in the series insists emotional vulnerability is cool now
"...Sometimes we just want a cute, queer graphic novel where no one dies tragically, and now..."

Oct. 17, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Ray Emerson

Gay Place
Welcome to Hell ... Halloween, Austin queer-style
"...QUEER CRAFT AND A MOVIE Nightmare Before Christmas meet sugar..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Saving Emily Dickinson From History in Wild Nights With Emily
Molly Shannon and Madeleine Olnek revise the poet's life and loves
"...Was Emily Dickinson queer and does it matter? Filmmaker Madeleine Olnek says yes..."

April 19, 2019 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

Other Worlds Austin Goes to an Alien Nation
Sci-fi and horror fest releases full, final lineup
"...Austin film festival has always been dedicated to science fiction being the genre of ideas. With the announcement today..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: Border
The pain and joy of being other
"...From Frankenstein's Monster onward, genre fiction has questioned what it is to be human. Border..."

Sept. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

An Alien of Extraordinary Ability
Gaga's face candy
"...bits n' pieces from film history and lesbian pulp fiction. In the video there is an extended kiss between..."

March 17, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

From Southerners to Seventh Grade
"...Country is part Laura's biography, part Windle's autobiography, some fiction, and a bit of history. Windle says the book..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Books Feature

Talking Shop With Curran Nault
The Polari artistic director on programming to bridge divides
"...Nault and I met over a table of Austin queers discussing the prospect of a new celebration (which eventually..."

Oct. 10, 2013 Screens Post by Kate X Messer

Gift Guide: Queers Just Wanna Have Fun
A q-for-q way to help laugh the pain away
"...break from it all by embracing our cherry-picked theme: Queers Just Wanna Have Fun...."

Dec. 6, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
This week it's all about the Tops and the Bottoms, loves. How do you like your 2013?
"...lifeline, and her debut novel raked in all the queer/lesbian writers awards this year including the Lambda Literary Award..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
Combining noise music with performance poetry offers a space for all voices to be heard
"...and Dallas' Lauren Belmore to put on an all-female, all-queer noise poetry show (see Saturday). Fueled by fear of..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Partake in a plethora of politically progressive parties
"...Community Health Talk Have a notable experience as a queer seeking health care? Share it with Allgo so that..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...Odaymara Cuesta and Olivia Prendes are Krudas Cubensi, a queer, feminist, Afrocentric, Cuban flag-waving hip-hop duo hellbent on smashing..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

aGLIFF Announces Lineup
Austin's favorite LGBTQ fest drops next month
"...In his newest experimental feature, Stephen Winter “Chocolate Babies” fictionalizes the infamous 12-hour film shoot that resulted in Shirley..."

July 28, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

University Co-op Presents the 2005 David Mark Cohen New Works Festival
"...The tale of Apparition, Ky., a fictional Appalachian coal town whose inhabitants live trapped between a..."

April 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...Operation Odessa D: Tiller Russell The stranger-than-fiction true story of a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy,..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

A Whole Lotta Lit to Hit
Texas Book Festival's 2015 Lit Crawl is as huge as the state
"...Greetings from Queer Mountain 7:30-8:15pm, The Liberty, 1618 1/2 E. Sixth Micheal..."

Oct. 14, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

That Other Hunger
The writing -- and much, much more -- is on Ryan Richardson's wall.
"...lesbian-oriented paperbacks from the 1960s, the tip of a pulp-fiction iceberg that Richardson cautiously estimates might make him the..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Books Feature by James McWilliams

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...of Devil in a Blue Dress follows the detective fiction formula: Its thugs are brutal, its events are driven..."

Nov. 17, 1995 News Feature

I Like to Watch: Better Things Than Stranger Things
There are other worlds than these
"...to remain emotionally in high school, or about the “queer” representation on the show – nonexistent, even in the..."

July 31, 2016 Screens Post by Jacob Clifton

Gay Place: Two-Party Parties
Look for political party parties toward the end of the week
"...QUEER YOGA AUSTIN For those who'd prefer to focus on..."

March 29, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

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