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Lavender Country, World’s First Openly Gay Country Band, Comes to Austin
In 1973, Patrick Haggerty recorded and released his band Lavender Country’s eponymous debut album, which is considered the first openly gay-themed album in country music history.

12:01AM Thu. Oct. 21, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Texas House Passes Anti-Trans Sports Bill
Last night the Texas House of Representatives approved anti-trans student-athlete legislation, House Bill 25, which bans Texas K-12 students from competing on a school sports team that doesn’t align with their assigned gender at birth.

12:37PM Fri. Oct. 15, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Jeanne Thornton’s Summer Fun Will Help You Fall into Winter’s Icy Bed of Thorns
The sun is rising on a world of good vibrations somewhere, kids, so listen:

1:30PM Tue. Oct. 5, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

aGLIFF Relocates to Galaxy Highland
A little over a week before opening night, the All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF), running Aug. 26-Sept. 6, has announced it will be moving all in-person screenings to Galaxy Highland, and pulling back on its schedule of special events.

3:00PM Thu. Aug. 19, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Proud Voices Austin Is Queering Hearing for All of Pride Month
Throughout the “pandeuxmoi,” festivals have transformed in all manner of innovative means. As always, Austin’s queer community is keeping it cutting edge, with this month’s Proud Voices interactive audio festival giving folks a new way to celebrate queer art and engagement.

1:30PM Fri. Jun. 4, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Jason June's Gay YA Agenda
Jason June is a fan of many forms of magic: the glitter of mermaid unicorns; Laura Dern’s mesmerizing turn as Dr. Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park; and, as exemplified in his newest young adult novel Jay’s Gay Agenda, the simple magic of discovering yourself as a queer person.

10:40AM Tue. Jun. 1, James Scott Read More | Comment »

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Digging Into Queer History in Cured
Queer history is a collection of stories, and those stories only endure if we make sure they’re not forgotten.

7:00PM Wed. Apr. 21, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Trans Crowdfund Live Brings Laughs, Art, and Gender-Affirming Care Support
The origin of Friday’s Trans Crowdfund Live virtual show begins when local activist and artist KB Brookins, after receiving gender-affirming surgery last April, was struck by an alarmingly common reality for many in the trans community. “I realized a lot of these costs around gender-affirming care are pretty astronomical.”

7:30PM Wed. Mar. 3, James Scott Read More | Comment »

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