With the arrival of LGBTQ+ Satisfaction Month, Austin’s full of life tradition supplies alternatives to have interaction with the native queer group in a plethora of the way this June. Because the summer time ramps up, The Each day Texan compiled an inventory of Satisfaction-related group occasions college students can try.
June 10 — Banned Guide Advocacy Membership for Younger Adults at Reverie Books
Devoted to uplifting marginalized communities year-round, native Austin bookshop Reverie Books hosts weekly guide golf equipment for younger adults. This month, Reverie Books’ Guide Membership will likely be studying and discussing “All Boys Aren’t Blue” by George M. Johnson, a memoir about Johnson’s experiences rising up as a queer Black man from New Jersey. This membership affords readers an opportunity to help and study from queer voices within the literary subject.
June 11 — Jane Austin Queer Satisfaction and Prejudice Improv
Placing the Satisfaction in “Satisfaction and Prejudice,” native Austin improv group, Jane Austin, will put a queer spin on Jane Austen’s beloved novels this month on the Hideout Theatre. Made for lovers of Austen’s works, viewers can have fun a comedic LGBTQ+ retelling of the beloved writer’s tales.
June 16 — Austin Satisfaction Promenade
Though the varsity yr might have simply ended, college students can nonetheless have fun promenade on the Austin Public Library for this yr’s Satisfaction Promenade. That includes drag performers and DJs from the Queer Vinyl Collective, the Austin Public Library will open its doorways to an 18-and-older crowd for a ‘20s-themed dance.
June 18 — Alexis Michelle at OilCan Harry’s
RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming to Austin, with two performances from season 9 contestant Alexis Michelle. Hosted by Oilcan Harry’s, Austin’s oldest homosexual bar, concertgoers can expertise a slice of Austin’s LGBTQ+ historical past whereas catching routines from Michelle and numerous native drag queens.
June 23 — Satisfaction Path Run with Path Roots
Path Roots, an Austin working group, goals to construct group by means of hikes and runs by means of Austin’s well-known trails. This month, Path Roots presents an opportunity to attach with LGBTQ+ runners and hikers with a run hosted by Path Roots member, Lindsay Legé, a queer runner and therapist.
June 24 — Satisfaction in Native Music
No Austin celebration is full with out reside music, and the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce presents a enjoyable alternative to have interaction with native LGBTQ+ musicians on the fourth annual Satisfaction in Native Music pageant. Held on the Lengthy Heart, the pageant will function performances from a number of native LGBTQ+ artists, with a portion of each ticket sale going to the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce Schooling Fund.
June 24 — The Majestic Ball on the Paramount Theatre
Held on the historic Paramount Theatre, college students can shut out Satisfaction Month with some disco fever at The Majestic Ball, a ‘70s-themed set of drag performances hosted by drag legend Diamond Dior Davenport.