The years between the gay liberation movement at the beginning of the 1970s and the onset of AIDS a decade later are viewed in a certain strand of gay nostalgia as “the golden age”. It’s hardly surprising that those who lived through the period might see it this way; in retrospect all youth is golden. What is surprising is the extent to which men not then adult — perhaps not yet born — have accepted the idea and are slightly disappointed when I try to disillusion them.
Everything Like It’s the Last Time tenderly takes back a survivor’s agency, giving the artist, and the audience, permission to feel what was too painful before, and to exist in the way we so badly want to as queer and trans survivors. Because of Astronaut9’s generous narrative, when you listen to this project, you also are heard.
Another PAX West has come and gone, and once again the Pink Party was the highlight of the weekend. The premier queer geek event during PAX weekend, Queer Geek! Seattle's Pink Party 11 filled Neumos with hundreds of happy folks for gaming, dancing, and sensational cosplay!
The Television Academy just announced the nominees for the 71st Emmy Awards, including several noms for queer folks like Billy Porter, the first openly gay Black man to be nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama.
The Beat is back babies, brought to you by Rainbow Rebellion and Queerspace Magazine. This week CarLarans welcomes show stopping EDM performer Brandon Lentz to talk about the trials of being an indie artist and debut some brand new music!
We started with 12 of the top queer comics in the PNW, but now it's time to name the winner of the Outstanding: Queer Comic Competition, hosted by Bobby Higley. Congrats to Mitch Mitchell, the winner of the $1000 prize courtesy of AHF, and the Most Outstanding Queer Comic in the PNW!
Trans folks, in countries like the Philippines, often face a hostile environment and lack of societal and government protections. But two open, proud, Filipina trans women, Geena Rocero and Geraldine Roman, have been leading the way for more visibility and acceptance of the trans Asian community.
Murderous parents? Outstanding warrants? A dinosaur living down the hall? Basic, relatable stuff when you a group of super powered teenagers playing house together on the run in Marvel's Runaways on Hulu. But the surprisingly well handled queer relationship between Karolina and Nico is what's really got us tuning in at the Bi-Geekly Report!