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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

Artist Jose Villalobos Deconstructs Symbols of Masculinity

The 22nd installment of the Young [email protected] Artists exhibition at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas brings together eight emerging artists from around the state. Among the featured artists is San Antonio resident Jose Villalobos, whose work deals with LGBT issues and gender restrictions. Born in El Paso, Texas to a conservative Mexican-American family, Villalobos is a graduate

Mexic-Arte Museum Highlights SA LGBT Artists

The 22nd installment of the Young [email protected] Artists exhibition at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas brings together eight emerging artists from around the state. Two of the featured artists, San Antonio residents Michael Martinez and Jose Villalobos, showcase work which deals with LGBT issues and gender restrictions. Billed as Young [email protected] Artists: ¡Ahora!, this year’s exhibition

Local Exhibitions Celebrate Diversity, Emphasize Humanity

In the wake of Kathy Griffin’s recent photo scandal, involving the fake severed head of President Donald Trump, artists around the country continue to speak out against the anti-immigrant and non-inclusive policies of the president’s administration. While most can agree that Griffin’s staged photo of a beheading crosses the line of decency, it no doubt

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