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Goodluckhavefun Gallery Gets a Visit From “Yours,” Truly
Last Sunday, I pulled up on the curving driveway of Goodluckhavefun – a gallery curated within the garage of a house on Enfield Road. Waiting for me was not just co-founder and artist Tim McCool, but also the intriguing exhibition “Yours,” that featured six queer artists and their pieces on how objects teach their viewers how to see them.

9:30AM Sat. Jan. 14, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Serving Cxnt, Texas Style
Last August during Austin Pride, I admitted to a drunk guy in the W Austin that I’d not been to Coco Cxnts yet, the Best of Austin-winning drag brunch that’s crowned Fourth Street’s Coconut Club for two thrilling years. His response: “Can you even say you’re an Austin gay if you haven’t been?”

9:30AM Fri. Jan. 13, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Y2K Exits Stage Left & Turito Enters the Scene
A few years ago, some friends and I headed to Cheer Up Charlies for a Dorian Electra show. We got drunk, danced, and I saw for the first time the artist formerly known as Y2K – an electronica-wielding cyber queen blasting bops that made my beer-addled brain simmer.

12:30AM Thu. Jan. 5, James Scott Read More | Comment »

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 »

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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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