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Take an HIV Test, Get an Underwear Gift Card and Meet RuPaul Starlet Naomi Smalls

Take an HIV Test, Get an Underwear Gift Card and Meet RuPaul Starlet Naomi Smalls

In an effort to encourage more community members to get tested, Unify San Antonio is offering a a $10 gift card from the Male B Wear underwear shop to individuals who get an HIV test at their office between September 14 and 25. Those gift cards can then be spent at Male B Wear during

Leighton W Debuts New Collection Following Paris Launch

Leighton W Debuts New Collection Following Paris Launch

Local fashion designer Leighton Whittington debuted his brand in Paris last spring but remains as proud as ever for the Alamo City to continue serving as his home base. He will premier his next collection, Collection Quatre, at a show at Brick at Blue Star on September 15. Boasting late 70s and early 80s influenced

New Documentary is Fascinating Tribute to Late Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen

New Documentary is Fascinating Tribute to Late Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen

During a scene in the 2009 dramedy The Devil Wears Prada, an inexperienced fashion magazine assistant played by Anne Hathaway complains to her boyfriend about the pretentious nature of the fashion world. The magazine’s callous editor had berated her for an innocent, albeit clueless, remark she made about accessories. “They all act like they’re curing

San Antonio-born Karma Styles Talks About Dancing on Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’

San Antonio-born Karma Styles Talks About Dancing on Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s been almost a year to the day since we first mentioned Karma Styles, one of the original members of the San Antonio-based vogue/dance/art collective House of Kenzo. Karma moved to New York City in 2015 to pursue his dreams as a dancer. Born Charles Wilborn, Karma graduated

SA Drag Queens to Walk Runway at ‘Horrible Thrift-Store’ Fashion Show

SA Drag Queens to Walk Runway at ‘Horrible Thrift-Store’ Fashion Show

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As the excellent title suggests, “horrible thrift-store fashion attire is required” at South Texas Museum of Popular Culture’s (aka Texpop) latest — a multifaceted offering benefiting Thrive Youth Center, one of only four shelters in the country specifically geared toward housing and assisting LGBTQ youth who would otherwise

Documentary ‘Kiki’ Explores Issues LGBT Youth of Color Face, Screening in SA

Documentary ‘Kiki’ Explores Issues LGBT Youth of Color Face, Screening in SA

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s tough to find a review of Swedish filmmaker Sara Jordenö’s 2016 documentary Kiki that doesn’t reference Jennie Livingston’s iconic 1990 film Paris Is Burning. The New York Times went so far as to call Kiki “a spiritual descendant of Ms. Livingston’s film.” Co-written by Jordenö and Twiggy

SA’s Ada Vox Brings Katy Perry To Her Knees During Latest ‘American Idol’ Performance

SA’s Ada Vox Brings Katy Perry To Her Knees During Latest ‘American Idol’ Performance

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Now, maybe we’re just projecting this because Ada Vox is from San Antonio, but after seeing this singing drag queen slay last night on American Idol for the top 24 solos portion of the competition, we’re pretty sure she’s going to win this whole damn thing and become

Fiesta Youth’s ‘Garden of Good and Evil’ Masquerade Fundraiser Celebrates 4th Year

Fiesta Youth’s ‘Garden of Good and Evil’ Masquerade Fundraiser Celebrates 4th Year

Fiesta Youth‘s biggest fundraiser of the year, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, will mark its fourth year on April 20 at the Veranda in Castle Hills. Slated for the first weekend of Fiesta San Antonio, the masquerade party will feature an open bar of specialty cocktails, wine, and cold beer. There will

Drag King Troupe Los MENtirosos to Perform at La Botanica

Drag King Troupe Los MENtirosos to Perform at La Botanica

Fresh from their performance at Cornyation’s King Anchovy Coming Out Party, San Antonio’s only drag king troupe, the Los MENtirosos, will be at La Botánica on April 13 to perform in a revue dubbed The Drag King Revolt. Produced by Giomara Bazaldua (SirGio) and Michi Fink (Mitch) who will also perform, the show includes drag

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