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Delighted Tobehere Back to Host Another Benefit for Thrive Youth Center

Delighted Tobehere Back to Host Another Benefit for Thrive Youth Center

New York-based drag performer Delighted Tobehere, the self-described “Queen of All Trades,” is coming back to San Antonio to headline her second benefit for the Thrive Youth Center on September 27 at the Bonham Exchange. The Thrive Youth Center is the only overnight shelter for LGBT youth in Texas and the Southwest United States. The

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is seeking performers, sponsors and vendors for their fifth annual National Coming Out Day celebration on October 13 at the Mission Marquee Plaza. National Coming Out Day started in 1988 when LGBTQ people were encouraged to come out on the theory that once people know that they have

Drag Gets Filthy with James Majesty’s Retro Bloodbath Show at Web House

Drag Gets Filthy with James Majesty’s Retro Bloodbath Show at Web House

Billed as “San Antonio’s newest monthly alternative drag show,” Shawn Benét’s MadHouse returns to Web House for a Retro Bloodbath — a gory affair headlined by James Majesty, the controversial runner-up on season two of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Search for the World’s Next Drag Supermonster (a series that’s been likened to a “rowdy, filthy

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums to Headline Rey Lopez Birthday Bash

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums to Headline Rey Lopez Birthday Bash

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. The Rey Lopez Birthday Bash is gathering 10 fan favorites from previous seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race. An annual extravaganza known for its night-long drag performances and shenanigans, this year’s show will see the likes of season seven winner Violet Chachki, season eight winner Bob the Drag Queen

LGBT Picks Included in Current’s ‘Best Of San Antonio’ List

LGBT Picks Included in Current’s ‘Best Of San Antonio’ List

Every year, our sister publication, the San Antonio Current, publishes its Best of San Antonio List, a lineup of over 100 categories where readers vote on what they feel are the best restaurants, bars, people and attractions in our fair city. This year’s list was revealed today and, as always, includes LGBT businesses and people

PLASTIK Collective Parties Are a Haven for the Alternative Queer

PLASTIK Collective Parties Are a Haven for the Alternative Queer

When some friends invited me to check out this party called Glitter Baby, I thought, “My old gay ass don’t really go to parties anymore.” However, I was curious because of where they were throwing the event – The Gallery, formerly Hardbodies on North St. Mary’s Street. Founder/promoter Oliv Ryan, a local multi-disciplinary artist, explained

Rey of Light: Rey Lopez Illuminates Drag in San Antonio

Rey of Light: Rey Lopez Illuminates Drag in San Antonio

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s an muggy Sunday evening as I step out of the car and walk toward Heat nightclub, one of several queer-oriented venues on the North Main Street Strip. Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 – who came to fame on the competitive drag-queen show RuPaul’s Drag Race, and is better known

Latrice Royale is Ready to Werk the Heat Nightclub

Latrice Royale is Ready to Werk the Heat Nightclub

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Known to be “large and in charge,” Latrice “mutha fuckin” Royale is one queen you don’t wanna mess with. As evidenced by her extended stay in a Florida jail back in 2007, the season four RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant will cut a bitch. Don’t let her intimidating figure

Pastie Pops to Celebrate Pride With ‘Big Gay Burlesque Show’

Pastie Pops to Celebrate Pride With ‘Big Gay Burlesque Show’

The Pastie Pops, who bill themselves as “San Antonio’s premier burlesque and variety troupe,” are celebrating Pride Month with their newest production, The Big Gay Burlesque Show, which takes the stage at the Aztec Theater on June 28. This the the fourth year the Pastie Pops mount a gay show for Pride. In announcing this

Seven San Antonio LGBTQ-Identifying Acts You Should Pay Attention To

Seven San Antonio LGBTQ-Identifying Acts You Should Pay Attention To

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Just because an artist is gay, does that make their art gay? Not necessarily, but the acknowledgement of LGBTQ folk in art spaces is important for our LGBTQ community. As a rapper who happens to be gay, some of my songs discuss the LGBTQ experience and some don’t,

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